Ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Milazzo and the smallest Aeolian island of Panarea operate throughout the year with multiple daily connections. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper easily and quickly

Ferry schedules from Milazzo to Panarea

Milazzo Panarea Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 06:00 Last trip: 17:00 Average duration: 3h 25m Price range: 21.82 € - 103.32 €
Panarea Milazzo Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:40 Last trip: 18:35 Average duration: 3h 46m Price range: 16.82 € - 93.32 €

Is there a ferry from Milazzo to Panarea?

Yes, there are about 4-5 daily crossings serving the Milazzo - Panarea ferry route all year round. The connections are operated by Siremar's ferries and Liberty Lines' hydrofoils.

However, there are up to 9 daily ferry connections to Panarea from Milazzo during the high season.

What’s the ferry schedule from Milazzo to Panarea

The earliest ferry to Panarea leaves from the port of Milazzo around 06:00, arriving on the island around 07:55. The latest ferry departs from Milazzo at 17:00, arriving in Panarea around 18:45.

However, ferry schedules may change during the summer months. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip.

Keep in mind that the route to Panarea includes a short stop at some of the Aeolian ports

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea?

The Milazzo - Panarea ferry price starts at €18. The ticket cost varies depending on the ferry company and the season.


On Ferryhopper, you can find the best available offers for the ferry trip to Panarea from Milazzo. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest ferry prices for this route and book your ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper.


Children up to 3 or 4 years old can travel from Milazzo to Panarea for free. There are also discount tickets for children up to 11 years old and residents of the Aeolian Islands.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Milazzo to Panarea?

The Milazzo - Panarea ferry time takes between 1 hr 25 min and 4 hr 55 min, depending on the type of vessel.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Milazzo to Panarea?

In addition to conventional ferries, fast hydrofoils also operate the connection from Milazzo to Panarea. The fastest ferry from Milazzo to Panarea takes about 1 hr 25 min.

What’s the distance between Milazzo and Panarea?

The distance between the port of Milazzo and the Aeolian island of Panarea is 35 nautical miles (about 65 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Panarea from Milazzo

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Milazzo to Panarea:

  • Panarea is the smallest and the most popular among the Aeolian Islands, so we suggest you book your ferry tickets and accommodation well in advance.
  • In the summer, we recommend you arrive early at the port of Milazzo to avoid overcrowding.
  • You can also catch a ferry from Palermo to Panarea by hydrofoil in less than 5 hr, thanks to the seasonal ferry connections.
  • Go island hopping from the port of Milazzo to the Aeolian Islands. Also, from the port of Panarea, you can reach the beautiful Salina and Vulcano by ferry!

Where to take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

Ferries and hydrofoils to Panarea depart from the port of Milazzo. Hydrofoils leave from the pier in Via Ammiraglio Luigi Rizzo, while ferries leave from the pier near Via dei Mille.

The port is located very close to the city center and just a 6-minute ride from the famous Castle of Milazzo and the Antiquarium museum. 

Also, you can reach the port of Milazzo from the airport of Catania. There is a shuttle service from the airport to Milazzo, taking about 2 hr

Can I travel on the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea with a car?

Yes, you can embark your vehicle on the conventional ferries serving the Milazzo - Panarea route.

Keep in mind that from July to September, the circulation of motor vehicles is prohibited to non-permanent residents on the island of Panarea.

However, Panarea is so small that it can be easily explored on foot.

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company has its own luggage policy. Specifically:

  • On Siremar ferries, each passenger can bring 1 piece of luggage with a maximum weight of 20 kg.
  • On the hydrofoils of Liberty Lines, each passenger can carry up to 10 kg of hand luggage with maximum dimensions of 60x40x20 cm. Also, young travelers who are entitled to discount tickets can carry up to 5 kg of luggage.


There are no cabins in the hydrofoils and ferries operating the Milazzo - Panarea ferry route. However, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

On Milazzo - Panarea ferries, you can bring your pet on board for an additional fee. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets. A carrier or cage is required for small pets. As for larger pets, they must have a muzzle and be on a leash.

On the Siremar ferries, there are also specially reserved areas for passengers with pets and kennels on board.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Milazzo to Panarea

You can book cheap ferry tickets from Milazzo to Panarea online on Ferryhopper. On our Map of ferries, you can see all the available ferry connections, compare ferry companies and fares, and book your ferry trip to Panarea easily and quickly.