Ferry from Sapri to Lipari

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between the town of Sapri, in Cilento, and the island of Lipari are currently not in operation. Find all info about the route and book your ferry tickets from other ports in Italy to the Aeolian Islands on Ferryhopper without hidden costs.

Ferry schedules from Sapri to Lipari

Is there a ferry from Sapri to Lipari?

The Sapri Lipari ferry route is not active at the moment. In 2022, it was operated by Alicost hydrofoils.

Ferry connections were available from June to the end of August, with 1 daily trip  on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

What’s the ferry schedule from Sapri to Lipari?

The Sapri - Lipari route was normally operated once a day. The ferry usually departed from the port of Sapri at 09:40 and arrived at the port of Lipari at 14:00.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Sapri to Lipari?

A one-way ticket for the Sapri - Lipari ferry used to cost around €55. The price was usually fixed, though there were some additional discounts.

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Across all Alicost routes, infants and toddlers up to 3 years old travel for free, while there is a discount for children 3-12 years old.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Sapri to Lipari?

The Sapri - Lipari ferry crossing took around 4 hr 20 min.

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

The connection from Sapri to Lipari was operated only by fast hydrofoils that reached the island in a bit more than 4 hr.

What's the distance between Sapri and Lipari?

The distance between Sapri and Lipari is 101 nautical miles (approximately 187 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Sapri to Lipari

Here are some travel tips for your ferry trip to Lipari from other Italian ports:

  • You can reach Lipari in the Aeolian Islands from the Sicilian ports of Milazzo, Messina and Palermo, from Calabria (Vibo Valentia and Reggio Calabria) and also the Campanian town of Naples.
  • The fastest route to Lipari is the Milazzo - Lipari one, which takes about 55 min.
  • Once you get to Lipari, you can resume your adventure in the rest of the Aeolian Islands!

Where to take the ferry from Sapri to Lipari

Ferries from Sapri to Lipari and the other Aeolian Islands used to depart from the port’s only pier.

The city railway station is about 2 km from the port area and is easily accessible thanks to the free shuttle service to/from the port.

In the port area, you can find various amenities, such as bars, restaurants, pizzerias, and public parking.

Could I travel on the ferry from Sapri to Lipari with a car?

No, you couldn't transfer your vehicle on the hydrofoils that operated the connection from Sapri to the Aeolian Islands.

Ferry luggage

On Alicost vessels, each passenger could bring up to 1 free piece of luggage with a maximum size of 50x35x20 cm. For any extra luggage, an additional cost was applied.


The hydrofoils that served the route from Sapri to Lipari did not have cabins, but deck-passage accommodation was included in the ticket.

Pet travel

On Alicost hydrofoils, it was possible to travel safely with your pet by filling out the appropriate information in the booking.

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