Ferry from Salina to Panarea
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Salina to Panarea?
Yes, Salina is connected to Panarea by ferry all year round. From Salina’s 2 ports, Santa Marina Salina and Rinella, there are up to 8 crossings a day to Panarea in the summer, and around 2 crossings in the winter.
Crossings to Panarea are more frequent from the port of Santa Marina.
The Salina - Panarea connection is operated by Liberty Lines hydrofoils and by Siremar ferries.
Am I allowed to travel to Panarea from Salina?
What’s the ferry schedule from Salina to Panarea?
The first ferry usually departs from the port of Santa Marina at 08:40 and arrives at the port of Panarea at 09:05. The last ferry usually leaves the port of Santa Marina at 17:20 and reaches Panarea at 18:30.
Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables may change. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Salina to Panarea?
The Salina - Panarea ferry ticket prices range around €10-25. The final ticket cost depends on the season, the ferry company and the port of departure.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Panarea from Salina. Current offers will be automatically applied when you book your ferry ticket.
Book your ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper at the same prices as ferry companies.
Toddlers up to 3 years old travel from Salina to Panarea for free. There are also discount tickets for children up to 14 years old and residents of the Aeolian Islands.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Salina to Panarea?
The Salina to Panarea ferry time ranges from 25 min to around 1 hr 45 min. The trip duration depends on the company, the vessel type (ferry or hydrofoil) and the port of departure.
The trip to Panarea from the port of Santa Marina is approximately 1 hr shorter than the one from the port of Rinella.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Salina to Panarea?
The connection from Salina to Panarea is also operated by fast hydrofoils. The fastest one departs from the port of Santa Marina and takes 25 min to reach the port of Panarea.
What's the distance between Salina and Panarea?
The distance between Salina and Panarea is 12 nautical miles (around 22km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Salina to Panarea
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Salina to Panarea:
- When booking ferry tickets from Salina, be careful to choose the exact port of your departure, as the island has 2 ports, Santa Marina and Rinella.
- Although Panarea is the smallest among the Aeolian Islands, it is also the most popular one. Therefore, we recommend that you book your trip to Panarea well in advance.
- From Panarea, you can continue your journey to the Aeolian Islands and reach the nearby Stromboli by ferry in just 30 min.
- In a few cases, schedules of ferries that depart from the ports of Salina may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time. You can also track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!
Where to take the ferry from Salina to Panarea
Ferries and hydrofoils to Panarea depart from the ports of Santa Marina and Rinella. The port of Santa Marina is located in the eastern part of the island and is the main port of Salina. The one in Rinella is located south and is smaller.
You will find several shops, bars, restaurants, and rental services near both ports. You can also find taxi ranks near the docks.
Can I travel on the ferry from Salina to Panarea with a car?
Yes, you can board your vehicle on ferries that operate the Salina - Panarea connection, but not on hydrofoils.
However, keep in mind that, from May to October, motor vehicles of non-residents are not allowed to circulate in Panarea.
On Siremar ferries, passengers can carry 1 piece of luggage up to 20 kg.
On Liberty Lines, passengers can carry up to 10kg of hand luggage with maximum dimensions of 60x40x20cm. Young travelers who are entitled to discount tickets can carry up to 5kg of luggage.
There are no cabins available on the ferries and hydrofoils that operate the Salina - Panarea route. Only deck-passage accommodations are included in the ticket.
You can bring your pet on Salina - Panarea ferries and hydrofoils, as long as you fill out the appropriate information when booking your tickets.
Small pets must travel in a carrier or cage. As for medium- and large-sized pets, they must wear a muzzle and a leash.
On Siremar ferries there are also special areas on board reserved for passengers with dogs and on-board kennels.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Salina to Panarea?
You can book cheap ferry tickets from Salina to Panarea online on Ferryhopper. Use our Map of ferries to visualize and plan your ferry trip from Salina to Panarea. Compare ferry companies and fares, and book your ferry trip in just a few clicks!