Ferry from Vibo Valentia to Panarea
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Vibo Valentia to Panarea?
Traveling from Vibo Valentia to Panarea in the Aeolian Islands is possible seasonally. The ferry route is active from June to September, operated by Liberty Lines.
Am I allowed to travel from Vibo Valentia to Panarea?
Yes, traveling from Vibo Valentia to Panarea by ferry is allowed. Take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Italy, and get ready for your trip to the Aeolian Islands.
What’s the ferry schedule from Vibo Valentia to Panarea?
Normally, there are 2 weekly ferry connections from Vibo Valentia to Panarea. Departures from the Calabrian port of Vibo Valentia are scheduled for 16:00, with the ferry arriving in Panarea at 18:00.
Bear in mind that ferry schedules from Vibo Valentia to Panarea and the other Aeolian Islands are published at the beginning of the season. You can find and compare all ferries to Panarea in real time on Ferryhopper.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Vibo Valentia to Panarea?
Tickets for the Vibo Valentia - Panarea ferry route cost around €34. Although the cost per person is fixed even in the high season, we suggest that you plan your trip in advance, as there might be limited availability.
Browse the best available offers for your trip to the Aeolian Islands on Ferryhopper and find the one that best suits your needs. Find real-time information about our ferry routes in Italy, compare fares and offers, and plan your trip on Ferryhopper at the best price!
There are age-based discounts on the route to Panarea from Vibo Valentia. Children up to 3 years old travel for free, while children up to 14 years old are entitled to reduced fares.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Vibo Valentia to Panarea?
The ferry from Vibo Valentia to Panarea makes the crossing in approximately 2 hr.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Vibo Valentia to Panarea?
The route from Vibo Valentia to Panarea is operated only by hydrofoils that reach the destination in 2 hr.
What’s the distance between Vibo Valentia and Panarea?
The distance between Vibo Valentia and Panarea is around 49 nautical miles (approximately 92 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Panarea from Vibo Valentia
Here, you can find some of our top travel tips for the ferry to Panarea:
- To avoid delays and overcrowding, we recommend arriving at the Calabrian port of Vibo Valentia at least half an hour in advance.
- Discover our Panarea travel guide and plan your holidays in the Aeolian Islands like a pro!
- From the port of Panarea, you can take the ferry to other islands in the Aeolian archipelago! Check out our guide on island hopping in the Aeolian Islands and plan your trip on our Map of ferries.
Where to take the ferry from Vibo Valentia to Panarea
Normally, ferries to Panarea leave from the pier in Corso Michele Bianchi 32 in the port of Vibo.
You can find several visitor and rental services within the port area. There are also bars and restaurants nearby.
The Vibo Valentia train station is about 10 min away by car from the port. If you wish to get there by plane, the nearest airport is located in Lamezia Terme (about 30 km away).
Can I travel on the ferry from Vibo Valentia to Panarea with a car?
There are no garage spaces for motor vehicles on the hydrofoils to Panarea.
On the hydrofoils of Liberty Lines, you can carry up to 10 kg of hand luggage with maximum dimensions of 60x40x20 cm. Younger travelers that are entitled to discount tickets are allowed to carry up to 5 kg.
There are no cabins on the Vibo Valentia - Panarea ferry route, as the duration of the trip is very short (around 2 hr). Alternatively, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.
With Liberty Lines, you can travel with your pet, as long as it is included in the booking. Small pets must travel in a carrier or cage. As for those of medium/large size, they must be leashed and wear a muzzle.
Make sure to bring along all the necessary documents, pet tickets and any other supplies for a smooth trip with your four-legged companion.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Vibo Valentia to Panarea?
On Ferryhopper, you can book ferry tickets to the island of Panarea easily and quickly! Compare all ferry connections, timetables and fares, and plan your trip to the Aeolian Islands at the same price with the ferry companies.