Ferry from Sapri to Lipari

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between the town of Sapri, in Cilento, and the island of Lipari operate only a few months of the year. Find all info about routes, companies, schedules, and prices, and book your ferry trip to the Aeolian Islands on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees!

Ferry Schedules

Sapri Lipari Trip frequency: 4 days per week First trip: 09:40 Last trip: 09:40 Average duration: 4h 20m Price range: 55.00 € - 65.00 €
Lipari Sapri Trip frequency: 4 days per week First trip: 15:00 Last trip: 15:00 Average duration: 4h 45m Price range: 65.00 € - 70.00 €
Ferry companies ALILAURO

Is there a ferry from Sapri to Lipari?

Yes, you can travel from Sapri directy to Lipari by ferry. The connection is seasonal and is served by Alicost hydrofoils.

There is usually 1 daily crossing to Lipari  on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Ferries normally operate on this route from June to the end of August.

Am I allowed to travel to Lipari from Sapri?

Yes, you can travel from Sapri to Lipari and move around the Aeolian archipelago at the moment. Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel measures in Italy and plan your trip easily on Ferryhopper!

What’s the ferry schedule from Sapri to Lipari?

The Sapri - Lipari route is normally operated once a day. The ferry usually departs from the port of Sapri at 09:40 and arrives at the port of Lipari at 14:00.

Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables may change. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip. You can also track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Sapri to Lipari?

A one-way ticket for the Sapri - Lipari ferry costs €70. The price is usually fixed, however there are some discounts.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Lipari from Sapri. Current offers will be automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets.

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Infants and toddlers up to 3 years old travel for free, while there is a discount for children 3-12 years old.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Sapri to Lipari?

The Sapri - Lipari ferry crossing takes around 4 hr 20 min.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Sapri to Lipari?

The connection from Sapri to Lipari is operated only by fast hydrofoils that can reach the island in a bit more than 4 hr.

What's the distance between Sapri and Lipari?

The distance between Sapri and Lipari is 101 nautical miles (approximately 187 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Sapri to Lipari

Here are some travel tips for your ferry trip from Sapri to Lipari:

  • As the Sapri - Lipari route is very popular and there is only 1 crossing per day, we recommend booking your ferry tickets well in advance.
  • Read our Lipari travel guide and find out what to do and see on the island during your holidays.
  • Apart from Lipari, ferries in the summer depart from Sapri to other Aeolian islands, such as Vulcano, Stromboli, Panarea, and Salina. Choose which island you want to visit next and continue your adventure in the Aeolian archipelago!
  • You can reach Sapri by car or train from Salerno in about 1.5 hours.
  • From the Sapri railway station, there is a free shuttle service to the port operated by Autolinee Curcio buses, departing at 09:20.

Where to take the ferry from Sapri to Lipari

Ferries from Sapri to Lipari and the other Aeolian Islands depart from the port’s only pier.

The city railway station is about 2 km from the port area and is easily accessible thanks to the free shuttle service to/from the port.

In the port area, you can find various amenities, such as bars, restaurants, pizzerias, and public parking.

Can I travel on the ferry from Sapri to Lipari with a car?

No, you can’t transfer your vehicle on the hydrofoils that operate the connection from Sapri to the Aeolian Islands, as they don’t have car decks.

Ferry luggage

On Alicost vessels, each passenger can bring up to 1 free piece of luggage with a maximum size of 50x35x20 cm. For any extra luggage, an additional cost is applied.


The hydrofoils that serve the route from Sapri to Lipari do not have cabins. Only deck-passage accommodation is included in the ticket.

Pet travel

On Alicost hydrofoils, you can travel safely with your pet which must be included in the booking.

Note that only small- or medium-sized pets are allowed on board. As for particularly large-sized ones, boarding may be denied or accepted only provided that their transport does not cause annoyance or harm to other passengers.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Sapri to Lipari?

Online on Ferryhopper, of course! Use our Map of ferries to visualize and plan your ferry trip from Sapri to Lipari and the Aeolian Islands. Compare ferry companies and fares, and book your ferry trip in just a few clicks!

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