Ferry from Salina to Vulcano

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between the Aeolian Islands of Salina and Vulcano operate all year round. Find all information you need about the route, compare ferry schedules, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper online!

Ferry Schedules

Salina Vulcano Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 05:30 Last trip: 19:25 Average duration: 45m Price range: 10.40 € - 17.48 €
Vulcano Salina Trip frequency: 5 days per week First trip: 07:25 Last trip: 20:25 Average duration: 42m Price range: 10.40 € - 10.40 €
Ferry companies LIBERTY LINES

Is there a ferry from Salina to Vulcano?

Yes, Salina is connected to Vulcano by ferry all year round, with many daily crossings. In the summer, there are around 20 crossings a day to Vulcano from Salina’s 2 ports, Santa Marina Salina and Rinella.

The Salina - Vulcano connection is operated by Liberty Lines hydrofoils and by Siremar ferries.

What’s the ferry schedule from Salina to Vulcano?

The earliest ferry usually departs from the port of Santa Marina at 05:30 and arrives at the port of Vulcano at 06:10. The latest ferry usually leaves the port of Salina at 19:25 and reaches Vulcano at 20:00.

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 Vulcano?

The Salina - Vulcano ferry ticket prices range around €10-18. 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 Vulcano from Salina. Current offers will be automatically applied when you book your ferry ticket.

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Toddlers up to 3 years old travel from Salina to Vulcano 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 Vulcano?

The Salina to Vulcano ferry time ranges from 25 min to around 1 hr 30 min. The trip duration depends on the company and the vessel type (ferry or hydrofoil).

Is there a high-speed ferry from Salina to Vulcano?

The connection from Salina to Vulcano is also operated by fast hydrofoils. The fastest one departs from the port of Rinella and takes 25 min to reach the port of Vulcano.

What's the distance between Salina and Vulcano?

The distance between Salina and Vulcano is 10 nautical miles (around 18 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Salina to Vulcano

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Salina to Vulcano:

  • 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.
  • The Aeolian Islands are usually a bit more pricey in high season. To save money, we suggest that you organize your trip to Vulcano well in advance.
  • From Vulcano, you can also plan an island-hopping adventure and discover more wonders of the Aeolian Islands, such as Alicudi and Stromboli. 
  • In a few cases, the schedules of ferries that depart from the ports of Salina may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time on the Ferryhopper App!

Where to take the ferry from Salina to Vulcano

Ferries and hydrofoils to Vulcano 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 will also find taxi ranks near the docks.

Can I travel on the ferry from Salina to Vulcano with a car?

Yes, you can board your vehicle on ferries that operate the Salina - Vulcano connection, but not on hydrofoils.

However, keep in mind that, from June to September, motor vehicles of non-residents are not allowed to circulate in Vulcano.

Ferry luggage

On Siremar ferries, passengers can carry 1 piece of luggage up to 20 kg.

On Liberty Lines, passengers can carry up to 10 kg of hand luggage with maximum dimensions of 60x40x20 cm. 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 - Vulcano route. Only deck-passage accommodations are included in the ticket.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on Salina - Vulcano 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.

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