Ferry from Vibo Valentia to Salina
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Vibo Valentia to Salina?
Yes, you can easily travel to Salina from Vibo Valentia by ferry. The route is seasonal, with ferries operating from June to September, and it is served by the company Liberty Lines.
Normally, there are 1-2 weekly crossings, with ferries arriving at the main port of Santa Marina Salina (at the island’s eastern part).
What’s the ferry schedule from Vibo Valentia to Salina?
The Vibo Valentia - Salina route is normally in operation up to 2 times a week, once each day. The ferry usually departs from the port of Vibo Valentia at 16:00, arriving at the port of Santa Marina at around 18:40.
Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables to the Aeolian Islands are published at the beginning of the season and may change. Therefore, we recommend checking all available ferry schedules on our search engine. You can also track a ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Vibo Valentia to Salina?
The price of a single ferry ticket from Vibo Valentia to Salina is around €41. The ticket cost is normally fixed, even in the high season, but we recommend booking in advance to secure a seat on board.
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Infants and toddlers up to the age of 3 old travel from Vibo Valentia to Salina for free. There are also discount tickets for children up to 14 years old.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Vibo Valentia to Salina?
The Vibo Valentia - Salina ferry crossing takes around 2 hr 40 min.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Vibo Valentia to Salina?
The connection from Vibo Valentia to Salina is operated only by hydrofoils which take less than 3 hours to reach the island.
What's the distance between Vibo Valentia and Salina?
The distance between Vibo Valentia and Salina is 59 nautical miles (around 109 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Vibo Valentia to Salina
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Vibo Valentia to Salina:
- We recommend arriving at the port of Vibo Valentia at least half an hour in advance to avoid any delays, especially in the high-season months.
- Before taking the ferry to Salina from Vibo Valentia, it is worth visiting and spending a few hours at the nearby village of Tropea, about 30 minutes away.
- Find everything you need to know about your vacation in Salina in our complete guide!
- Thanks to its location, Salina is well connected to its "sister islands". Take a look at our dedicated blog and plan a perfect island-hopping adventure in the Aeolian islands!
- The island of Filicudi is only 35 minutes by ferry from Salina and is ideal for a day trip. Check the Salina - Filicudi ferry route and plan your excursion!
- Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel measures in Italy, and plan an unforgettable Vibo Valentia - Salina ferry trip!
Where to take the ferry from Vibo Valentia to Salina
Normally, ferries to Salina depart from the pier located in Corso Michele Bianchi 32 at the port of Vibo. There are several amenities and rental services in the port area. You can also find bars and restaurants nearby.
The Vibo Valentia train station is about a 10-min drive from the port. If you want to travel there by plane, the closest airport to Vibo is Lamezia Terme (about 30 km away).
Can I travel on the ferry from Vibo Valentia to Salina with a car?
No, it is not possible to travel with your car or other motor vehicles, as hydrofoils to Salina don’t have car decks.
On Liberty Lines hydrofoils, you can carry up to 10 kg of hand luggage with maximum dimensions of 60x40x20 cm. Young travelers entitled to discount tickets are allowed to transfer up to 5 kg.
The hydrofoils that operate the crossing from Vibo Valentia to Salina do not have cabins. Only onboard seating is included in the Vibo Valentia - Salina ferry ticket.
On Vibo Valentia - Salina ferries, 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 wear a muzzle and a leash.
Book cheap ferry tickets from Vibo Valentia to Salina
You can easily book cheap ferry tickets to Salina from Vibo Valentia online on Ferryhopper! Find all information on ferries to Salina, compare schedules and fares, and use our Map of ferries to visualize and plan your trip in the Aeolian Islands step-by-step.