Ferry from Naples to Salina

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between the port of Naples and the island of Salina operate most months of the year. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets to the Aeolian Islands online on Ferryhopper.

Ferry schedules from Naples to Santa Marina Salina

Naples Santa Marina Salina Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 14:30 Last trip: 20:00 Average duration: 9h 31m Price range: 62.40 € - 220.58 €
Santa Marina Salina Naples Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:00 Last trip: 19:40 Average duration: 9h 27m Price range: 57.40 € - 211.58 €
Ferry companies SNAV SIREMAR

Is there a ferry from Naples to Salina?

Yes, you can travel by ferry from Naples to the island of Salina most months of the year thanks to the routes of 2 companies: SNAV and Siremar. There are direct connections to both Santa Marina Salina (in the east) and the port of Rinella (in the southwest).

Usually, the Naples - Salina route has 1 ferry departure per week during the winter. From May to September, on the other hand, you can also take advantage of daily crossings.

What’s the ferry schedule from Naples to Salina

The earliest ferry to Salina leaves Naples at 14:30, arriving at the port of Santa Marina around 20:00. The latest departure to Salina leaves the port of Naples around 20:00, arriving on the island the following morning.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Naples to Salina?

The Naples - Salina ferry price starts at around €68. However, the final ticket cost varies depending on the season, type of vessel, vehicle selection, and seat type.


On Ferryhopper, you can find the best offers for the ferry trip to Salina from Naples. Take a look at all available ferry routes, find the lowest ferry prices and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without any hidden fees.


Children up to 2-3 years old can travel from Naples to Salina 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 Naples to Salina?

The ferry from the port of Naples to Salina takes approximately 5.5 hr to 14.5 hr, depending on the ferry operator and the port of arrival in Salina.

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

The connection from the port of Naples to that of Salina is also operated by hydrofoils. The fastest ferry route is from Naples to Santa Marina Salina, with an estimated travel time of about 5 hr 35 min.

What’s the distance between Naples and Salina?

The distance between the port of Naples and the island of Salina is 140 nautical miles (about 260 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Salina from Naples

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

  • In the months of July and August, it is advisable to arrive at the port of Naples well in advance to avoid overcrowding.
  • There is also a connection between the 2 ports of Salina. You can take the ferry to Rinella from Santa Marina and vice versa in just 10 min by ferry.
  • You can also reach Salina from the Sicilian ports of Milazzo, Messina and Palermo. So take a look at the Palermo - Salina, Milazzo - Salina and Messina - Salina ferries, and enjoy your trip!
  • You can continue your ferry adventure from Salina and explore the other Aeolian Islands, such as Vulcano, Panarea and Stromboli!

Where to take the ferry from Naples to Salina

Conventional ferries and hydrofoils to Salina depart from the port of Naples. It is located near the city center (Piazza Municipio) and is easily accessible by public transport. Specifically, the ferries to Salina depart from the Calata Porta di Massa pier of the port of Naples, while the hydrofoils depart from the Mergellina pier.

You can smoothly reach the Calata Porta di Massa pier from the Naples central station by taking the bus that stops in Piazza Garibaldi. To reach the Mergellina pier, you can use the metro, which is just a 5-min walk from the port.

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

You can only embark your vehicle on Siremar ferries that operate the connection from Naples to Salina.

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

Useful info: keep in mind that from June to September the circulation of motor vehicles is prohibited to people who are not permanent residents on the island. Read more about the vehicle transport regulations for the Italian islands.

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. Specifically:

  • 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, each passenger is entitled to have 1 piece of baggage with a maximum weight of 20 kg.

Reminder: companies usually apply an extra boarding cost for additional luggage items that exceed the proposed dimensions/weight.


There are various types of cabins available, but only on Siremar ferries serving the Naples - Salina route. Alternatively, you can opt for numbered or deck lounge seats.

Pet travel

On Naples - Salina ferries, you can bring your pet on board,  as long as you fill out the appropriate information and pay an additional fee.

A carrier or cage is required for small pets. As for larger pets, they must have a muzzle and be on a leash. On Siremar ferries, there are also special areas on board reserved for passengers with dogs or other pets.

Book ferry tickets from Naples to Salina

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