Ferry from Palermo to Stromboli

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Palermo and Stromboli operate during the summer season with 1 indirect daily crossing to the island's 2 ports. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Palermo to Stromboli

Is there a ferry from Palermo to Stromboli?

Yes, you can travel from Palermo to Stromboli thanks to the seasonal connections operated by Liberty Lines hydrofoils. Hydrofoils reach the island's 2 ports: Stromboli (northeast) and Ginostra (southwest). 

This is an indirect ferry route, active from June to September with a 1 hr stopover in the Aeolian island of Lipari. 

What’s the ferry schedule from Palermo to Stromboli

The Palermo - Stromboli route serves 1 daily crossing. Ferries depart from the port of Palermo at 13:30, arriving at the port of Lipari around 17:15. You will then have to catch the ferry to Stromboli from Lipari, which leaves at 18:15.

Arrival at the port of Ginostra is usually around 19:25 and arrival at the port of Stromboli around 19:35.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Palermo to Stromboli?

The Palermo - Stromboli ferry price is around €70. The cost per person is usually fixed but booking in advance is always advisable to secure a seat on board.


On Ferryhopper, you can find the best available offers for the ferry trip to Stromboli from Palermo. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest ferry prices for this route and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper hassle-free.


Take advantage of the available discounts and travel from Palermo to Stromboli by ferry with lower-cost ferry tickets. The ferry company offers a 50% discount to children up to 11 years old. There are also discounts for permanent residents of the Aeolian Islands.

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

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Palermo to Stromboli?

The trip from Palermo to Stromboli (including the stopover and waiting time) usually takes around 5 hr 50 min or 6 hr depending on the port of arrival.

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

The connection from the port of Palermo to the island of Stromboli is only operated by high-speed hydrofoils. The fastest route is the Palermo - Ginostra route, which involves crossings of 5 hr 50 min with a stopover in Lipari.

What’s the distance between Palermo and Stromboli?

The distance between the port of Palermo and the Aeolian island of Stromboli is 99 nautical miles (approximately 183 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Stromboli from Palermo

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Palermo to Stromboli:

  • During peak season and on weekends, it is advisable to arrive at the port of Palermo well in advance to avoid overcrowding.
  • When booking your ferry tickets to Stromboli, be careful to select your preferred port of arrival.
  • The island's 2 ports are well connected: you can travel by ferry in just 10 min. from the port of Stromboli to Ginostra and vice versa!
  • To reach the island in the off-season, you can check out the Milazzo - Stromboli ferries.
  • Take the ferry and go island hopping to the other Aeolian Islands, such as Salina and Vulcano!

Where to take the ferry from Palermo to Stromboli

Hydrofoils to Stromboli depart from Molo Crispi in the port of Palermo. The port of Palermo offers various services to its visitors, such as parking, shuttle buses, restaurants, stores, and a luggage room. 

Being close to the city center, you can also visit some of Palermo's main attractions, such as the Cathedral of Palermo, the Massimo Theater and the Norman Palace.  

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

No, you cannot embark your vehicle on the hydrofoils that serve the Palermo - Stromboli route.

Ferry luggage

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.


There are no cabins on the Palermo - Stromboli hydrofoils. However, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

On the hydrofoils of Liberty Lines, 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.

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