Ferry from Naples to Lipari

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Naples and the Aeolian Island of Lipari in Italy operate most months of the year. Find real-time info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden costs.

Ferry schedules from Naples to Lipari

Naples Lipari Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 14:30 Last trip: 20:00 Average duration: 10h 33m Price range: 65.10 € - 222.86 €
Lipari Naples Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:10 Last trip: 18:30 Average duration: 10h 27m Price range: 60.10 € - 212.86 €
Ferry companies SNAV SIREMAR

Is there a ferry from Naples to Lipari?

The Naples - Lipari ferry route is active most months of the year with up to 10 weekly connections.

The Naples - Lipari ferry route is usually operated by the ferry companies SNAV and Siremar. You can check real-time data for ferries from Naples to Lipari on our fare search engine and book ferry tickets online.

What’s the ferry schedule from Naples to Lipari

Normally, the earliest ferry to Lipari departs from the port of Naples around 14:30, arriving at its destination at 21:00. The last scheduled ferry from Naples to Lipari departs at 20:00, with estimated arrival at 09:40.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Naples to Lipari?

Starting prices for the Naples - Lipari ferry route usually range from about €70 to €83. However, the final ticket cost varies depending on the company, period, discounts, offers, seat or cabin type, and vehicle selection.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Lipari from Naples. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the offer that suits you best and plan your Naples - Lipari ferry trip at the lowest prices!


Infants and toddlers from 2-3 years old travel from Naples to Lipari for free. The companies also offer discount tickets for:

  • Children up to 11 years old
  • Residents of the Aeolian Islands
  • IoStudio Student Card holders

Tip: ferry companies might also offer additional discounts, depending on the season and type of vessel.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Naples to Lipari?

The Naples - Lipari ferry trip usually lasts 6 hr 30 min or 13 hr 40 min. The duration of the trip to Lipari depends mainly on the type of vessel and the ferry company.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Naples to Lipari?

Yes, there are high-speed vessels serving this route. The fastest ferry from Naples to Lipari takes about 6.5 hr.

What’s the distance between Naples and Lipari?

The distance between the port of Naples and the Aeolian island of Lipari is 146 nautical miles (about 270 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Lipari from Naples

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Naples to Lipari:

  • In July and August and on weekends, it is advisable to arrive at the port of Naples 1 hr in advance to avoid overcrowding and potential delays.
  • Check out our Lipari travel guide to find out what to do on the island.
  • From Naples you can also travel by ferry to other Aeolian Islands, such as Stromboli and Panarea. Read more about the Naples - Stromboli and Naples - Panarea ferries.
  • The Aeolian Islands are in turn connected by ferries and hydrofoils. Explore further with our guide to island hopping in this stunning archipelago.

Where to take the ferry from Naples to Lipari

The port of Naples is located near the city center (Piazza Municipio) and is easily accessible by public transport. It is about 15 km from Capodichino airport and only 10 min from the Naples central railway station.

High-speed boats (SNAV) to Lipari leave from the Mergellina pier. Conventional ferries (Siremar) depart from the Calata Porta di Massa pier. You can easily reach it by taking a bus from Naples Centrale station.

Can I travel on the ferry from Naples to Lipari with a car?

Motor vehicles can only be embarked on Siremar ferries that operate the route from Naples to Lipari.

If you decide to take the Naples - Lipari hydrofoil, you may need to leave your car in the paid parking lots located near the port.

Important: keep in mind that the circulation of motor vehicles is usually prohibited for non-residents of Lipari from June to September. Read more about the vehicle regulations on ferries in Italy.

Ferry luggage

With SNAV, you can take 1 piece of hand luggage with you weighing up to 9 kg and with a maximum size of 50x35x20 cm for free. On Siremar's ferries, on the other hand, each passenger is entitled to carry 1 piece of luggage with a maximum weight of 20 kg.

Reminder: for additional luggage and luggage that exceeds the proposed dimensions/weight, companies usually apply an extra fee.


Siremar ferries operating the Naples - Lipari connection have various types of cabins so you can enjoy an even more comfortable crossing. Alternatively, you can opt for numbered or deck lounge seats.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Lipari from Naples. Just include them in your reservation and pay an additional fee.

Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for a smooth ferry trip with your pet.

Book ferry tickets from Naples to Lipari

You can book cheap ferry tickets from Naples to Lipari 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 Lipari easily and quickly.