Ferry from Milazzo (Sicily) to Salina

Tickets, Ferry Prices & Timetables

Ferries between the port of Milazzo in Sicily and the island of Salina operate all year round with multiple daily crossings to the 2 ports of the island. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper.

Ferry schedules from Milazzo to Santa Marina Salina

Milazzo Santa Marina Salina Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 06:30 Last trip: 21:00 Average duration: 8h 18m Price range: 22.37 € - 210.68 €
Santa Marina Salina Milazzo Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 01:00 Last trip: 19:30 Average duration: 3h 46m Price range: 17.37 € - 190.68 €

How do I get from Milazzo to Salina?

You can get to the Aeolian island of Salina from Milazzo (Sicily) by ferry. The Milazzo - Salina route is active with up to 20 daily crossings in the high-season and around 8 daily crossings off-season.

The ferry connection is operated by Siremar and Liberty Lines. You can find ferry crossings to Salina's 2 ports: Santa Marina Salina and Rinella.

What’s the ferry schedule from Milazzo to Salina

The earliest ferry to Salina leaves from the port of Milazzo around 06:30, arriving at the port of Santa Marina Salina around 08:15. The ferry then heads to the port of Rinella, arriving around 08:30. 

The last ferry usually departs from Milazzo at 19:45, reaching Santa Marina Salina at around 21:40.

Bear in mind that ferry schedules are subject to change. You can always check real-time ferry timetables on Ferryhopper and the Ferryhopper App.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Milazzo to Salina?

The Milazzo - Salina ferry price ranges from about €19 to €30. The final ticket cost varies depending on the port of arrival, the type of vessel and the season.


On Ferryhopper, you can find the best offers for the ferry trip to Salina from Milazzo. Find the lowest ferry prices for this route and book your ferry tickets  with ease!

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Toddlers up to 3 years old can travel from Milazzo to Salina free of charge. There are also discount tickets for children up 4-11 years old and residents of the Aeolian Islands.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Milazzo to Salina?

The duration of the Milazzo - Salina ferry ride ranges between 1 hr 35 min and 3 hr, depending on the port of arrival and the type of vessel. 

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

The connection from the port of Milazzo to the island of Salina is also operated by fast hydrofoils. The fastest ferry to Salina from Milazzo takes about 1 hr 30 min, arriving at the port of Santa Marina Salina.

What’s the distance between Milazzo and Salina?

The distance between the port of Milazzo in Sicily and the Aeolian island of Salina is 30 nautical miles (about 55 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Ferry Milazzo to Salina: useful tips for your trip

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

Where to take the ferry from Milazzo to Salina

Hydrofoils to Salina leave from the pier in Via Ammiraglio Luigi Rizzo in Milazzo, while ferries depart from the pier near Via dei Mille.

The port of Milazzo is located very close to the city center, and has various services and a paid parking lot. It is just a 6-min drive from the famous Castle of Milazzo and other beautiful attractions. 

Useful info: you can also reach the port of Milazzo from the airport of Catania (which is around 1 hr 45 min away from Milazzo), thanks to a shuttle service available all year round. 

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

Yes, you can embark your vehicle on Milazzo - Salina ferries, but not on hydrofoils.

However, keep in mind that, during the summer months, the circulation of motor vehicles is not allowed for non-permanent residents on the island of Salina. Therefore, you cannot embark your vehicle on the Milazzo to Salina ferry from June to September.

Find out more about vehicle transportation regulations for the islands of Italy on Ferryhopper.

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company traveling betweeb Milazzo and Salina has its own luggage policy. More specifically:

  • On Siremar ferries, each passenger can bring along 1 piece of baggage 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. Young travelers who are entitled to discount tickets can carry up to 5 kg of luggage.


The hydrofoils and ferries that operate on the route from Milazzo (Sicily) to Salina do not have cabins. However, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

On Milazzo - Salina ferries, you can bring your pet on board, as long as you include it in the booking and pay a small fee.

Small pets should travel in a carrier or cage. As for medium- and large-sized pets, they should wear a muzzle and a leash.

On Siremar ferries, there are also special areas for passengers with pets and on-board kennels.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Milazzo to Salina

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