Ferry from Sapri to Vulcano

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

The ferry route from Sapri to the island of Vulcano is currently not in operation. Find all info about routes, companies, schedules, and prices, and book your ferry trip from other Italian ports to the Aeolian Islands online on Ferryhopper!

Ferry schedules from Sapri to Vulcano

Is there a ferry from Sapri to Vulcano?

The Sapri - Vulcano ferry route is not active at the moment, but until 2022, it was possible to reach the Aeolian Islands from Sapri by Alicost hydrofoils.

The connection was active from June until the end of August. There was usually 1 daily crossing each Monday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

What was the ferry schedule from Sapri to Vulcano?

The Sapri - Vulcano ferry route was active once a day. The departure from the port of Sapri was usually scheduled for 09:40 in the morning, with the hydrofoil arriving at the port of Vulcano at 13:30.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much was the ferry from Sapri to Vulcano?

The price of the Sapri - Vulcano ferry was €75 for a one-way ticket.


Children up to 3 years old can travel across all Alicost routes for free, while children aged 3 to 12 are entitled to discount tickets.

Ferry Route Info

How long was the ferry ride from Sapri to Vulcano?

The Sapri - Vulcano sea journey lasted approximately 3 hr 50 min.

Was there a high-speed ferry from Sapri to Vulcano?

The route from Sapri to Vulcano was operated only by fast hydrofoils that arrived in less than 4 hr.

What’s the distance between Sapri and Vulcano?

The distance between Sapri and Vulcano is around 104 nautical miles (approximately 192 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Vulcano from Sapri

Below, you can find some travel tips for your trip to Vulcano from other Italian ports:

  • Although departures from Sapri to the Aeolian Islands are no longer active, you can reach Vulcano from the Sicilian ports of Milazzo, Messina and Palermo, from Calabria (Vibo Valentia and Reggio Calabria) and even from Naples.
  • Among the must-sees in Vulcano is definitely the walk to the crater. From here you can enjoy one of the most beautiful views of the archipelago.
  • After spending a few days in Vulcano, consider resuming your adventure in the Aeolian Islands by visiting Filicudi and Alicudi. The Vulcano - Filicudi and Vulcano - Alicudi ferry routes are frequent and direct!
  • Read our Aeolian Islands travel guide and plan your trip as best you can!

Where could I take the ferry from Sapri to Vulcano

Ferries from Sapri to Vulcano used to depart from the port’s only pier.

The port area is about 2 km from the city railway station and it is connected by a free shuttle service. Nearby, you can find plenty of visitor amenities, such as bars, restaurants, pizzerias, and public parking.

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

No, motor vehicles were not allowed on the hydrofoils traveling from Sapri to the Aeolian Islands.

Ferry luggage

On the vessels of Alilauro, each passenger can bring up to 1 free piece of luggage with a maximum size of 50x35x20 cm. For additional luggage, an extra fee is applied.


The hydrofoils that were operating on the Sapri - Vulcano route did not have cabins. Onboard seating was included in the ticket price, however.

Pet travel

With Alicost, you can travel safely with your little friend, as long as you book pet tickets as well.

Note that only small or medium-sized pets are allowed on board. For larger pets, owners need to make sure that there will be no disturbance throughout the journey. Otherwise, boarding may be denied.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Sapri to Vulcano

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