Ferry from Palermo to Alicudi

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries from Palermo to Alicudi are available only for a few months of the year. Find detailed information about the sailing, timetables and ferry prices, and plan your trip to the Aeolian Islands on Ferryhopper easily and quickly!

Ferry schedules from Palermo to Alicudi

Palermo Alicudi Trip frequency: 4 days per week First trip: 13:30 Last trip: 13:30 Average duration: 2h Price range: 37.44 € - 37.44 €
Alicudi Palermo Trip frequency: 2 days per week First trip: 09:35 Last trip: 09:35 Average duration: 2h Price range: 31.44 € - 31.44 €
Ferry companies LIBERTY LINES

 Is there a ferry from Palermo to Alicudi?

Yes, you can easily travel from Palermo to Alicudi by hydrofoil thanks to the seasonal connections of Liberty Lines.

The route runs from April to early October and has 2 to 7 weekly departures depending on the season.

What’s the ferry schedule from Palermo to Alicudi

The Palermo - Alicudi route is usually operated with 1 daily crossing during the high season. The hydrofoil departs from Palermo at 13:30, arriving in Alicudi at 15:30.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Palermo to Alicudi?

The price of the tickets for the Palermo - Alicudi ferry is around €33. The final ticket price depends on discounts, offers, seat type, and the season.


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Take advantage of the available discounts and travel from Palermo to Alicudi by ferry with lower-cost ferry tickets. Liberty Lines ferries offer special discounts to children up to 11 years old. There are also discounts for permanent residents of the smaller islands in Sicily.

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

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Palermo to Alicudi?

The duration of the Palermo - Alicudi crossing is about 2 hr.

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

The connection from the port of Palermo to that of Alicudi is operated only by high-speed hydrofoils that take about 2 hr to reach the island.

What’s the distance between Palermo and Alicudi?

The distance between Palermo and Alicudi is 53 nautical miles (about 100 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Alicudi from Palermo

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

  • In the high season, we recommend arriving early at the port of Palermo to avoid delays and overcrowding. The same applies to trips on weekends. 
  • Once you get to Alicudi, you can explore the rest of the Aeolian Islands, as the ferry trips from one island to another are relatively short. You can easily reach the islands of Filicudi, Salina, Panarea, and more!
  • You can travel to the island of Alicudi even in winter, as there are departures from the town of Milazzo. Check out the Milazzo - Alicudi ferry crossing for more info!

Where to take the ferry from Palermo to Alicudi

Hydrofoils to Alicudi depart from Molo Crispi at the port of Palermo. The port of Palermo offers various services to its visitors, such as parking lots, shuttle buses, restaurants, shops, and a luggage room. Being close to the city center, it is also possible to visit some of Palermo's main attractions.

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

No, you cannot bring along your vehicle on the hydrofoils that serve the Palermo - Alicudi route. You can only board folding bicycles, however.

Keep in mind that in Alicudi, you can only get around on foot, and the only paths that connect homes are those on the eastern slope.

Ferry luggage

With Liberty Lines, passengers 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.


On the Palermo - Alicudi hydrofoils, there are no cabins available. Instead, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

On the hydrofoils of Liberty Lines, you can bring along your pet. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets. A carrier or cage is required for small pets, while larger ones must have a muzzle and a leash on.

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