Ferry from Livorno to Palermo

Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules

Ferries between Livorno in Tuscany and Palermo in Sicily run all year round. Find all info about routes, schedules and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Livorno to Palermo

Livorno Palermo Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 18:30 Last trip: 18:30 Average duration: 19h 30m Price range: 30.00 € - 781.00 €
Palermo Livorno Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 18:30 Last trip: 18:30 Average duration: 20h Price range: 30.00 € - 1,074.00 €
Ferry companies GRIMALDI LINES

Is there a ferry from Livorno to Palermo?

Yes, you can catch a ferry from Livorno to Palermo all year round. There are usually 3 weekly crossings and the route is served by Grimaldi Lines.

Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Livorno - Palermo crossing on Ferryhopper.

What’s the ferry schedule from Livorno to Palermo?

The ferry usually departs from Livorno at 18:30 and arrives in Palermo the next day at 14:00.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Livorno to Palermo?

The cost of a single ferry ticket usually ranges between €30 and over €100. The final ticket price depends on the season, discounts, offers, seat or cabin type, and vehicle selection.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Palermo from Livorno. Find real-time information about our ferry routes, compare fares and offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at the best price.


Take advantage of the available discounts and travel from Livorno to Palermo by ferry with lower-cost ferry tickets. The ferry company offers discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • Infants
  • Children from 3 to 12 years old
  • Permanent residents of Sicily

Note: infants and children up to 3 years travel for free.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Livorno to Palermo?

The Livorno to Palermo ferry duration is 19 hr 30 min or 20 hr 30 min.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Livorno to Palermo?

Ferries operating on the route from Livorno to Palermo are conventional. The fastest ferry to Palermo makes the trip in less than 20 hr.

What’s the distance between Livorno and Palermo?

The distance between the ports of Livorno and Palermo is 356 nautical miles (around 660 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Palermo from Livorno

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Livorno to Palermo: 

  • We recommend that you arrive at the port of Livorno at least 1 hr before your ferry trip, especially if you are traveling with your vehicle. 
  • For such long journeys, we recommend booking a cabin. 
  • Check out our Palermo travel guide for holiday tips, useful information and local tips about the capital of Sicily.
  • If you plan to stay several days in Palermo, you should take advantage of the summer ferry connections to the Aeolian Islands. Choose your favorite island and discover this wonderful archipelago.
  • From Livorno, you can also conveniently reach various destinations in Sardinia as well as the port of Bastia in Corsica.

Where to take the ferry from Livorno to Palermo?

Usually, ferries to Palermo depart from the Darsena Toscana terminal in Livorno.

If you are traveling by car, the terminal is directly connected to the Florence-Pisa-Livorno highway. From the city, you can simply take the exit Via Leonardo da Vinci and follow the signs to "Darsena Toscana Sponda Ovest."

You can also take a bus from Livorno Central Station to Piazza Grande, which is close to the port area.

Can I travel on the ferry from Livorno to Palermo with a car?

Yes, ferries traveling from Livorno to Palermo can carry vehicles.

Ferry luggage

The ferry company Grimaldi Lines allows each passenger to board with one piece of luggage that does not exceed the dimensions 56x45x25 cm. In addition, it is possible to carry one small bag or backpack. The transport of additional luggage is subject to a fee.


The ferries operating the route from Livorno to Palermo offer different types of cabins: internal, sea view, suites, and accessible cabins.

Pet travel

You can bring your pet onboard the ferry to Palermo from Livorno. Pets can travel in special cabins or in their pet carrier. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Livorno to Palermo

You can easily book Palermo ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. On our Map of ferries, you can see all the available ferry connections, compare prices and book your ferry to Palermo from Livorno hassle-free.