Ferry from Vulcano to Panarea

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between the Aeolian Islands of Vulcano and Panarea operate all year round. Find updated info, compare ferry schedules, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper!

Ferry schedules from Vulcano to Panarea

Vulcano Panarea Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:50 Last trip: 17:45 Average duration: 2h 16m Price range: 10.49 € - 81.50 €
Panarea Vulcano Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:40 Last trip: 18:10 Average duration: 2h 1m Price range: 10.49 € - 81.50 €

Is there a ferry from Vulcano to Panarea?

Yes, you can travel by ferry from Vulcano to Panarea all year round. There are usually 3-4 daily crossings to Panarea, depending on the season. The Vulcano - Panarea connection is operated by Liberty Lines and Siremar ferries.

Keep in mind that during the high season, there are up to 8 daily crossings operating the Vulcano - Panarea ferry route. Therefore, make sure to check the ferry schedules and your travel time before your trip.

What’s the ferry schedule from Vulcano to Panarea?

The earliest ferry departs from the port of Vulcano at 07:50 and arrives at the port of Panarea around 09:05. The latest departure from Vulcano to Panarea is usually at 17:45 and arrives at the port of Panarea around 20:45.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Vulcano to Panarea?

The Vulcano to Panarea ferry price ranges from around €10 to €16. The final ticket cost depends on the company, the season as well as any available offers and discounts.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Panarea from Vulcano. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the best ferry prices and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper online.


Toddlers up to 3-4 years old travel from Vulcano to Panarea 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 Vulcano to Panarea?

The ferry time from Vulcano to Panarea is between 50 min and 3 hr 15 min. The trip duration depends on the vessel (ferry or hydrofoil).

Is there a high-speed ferry from Vulcano to Panarea?

The connection from Vulcano to Panarea is also operated by fast hydrofoils. The fastest ferry takes around 1 hr to reach the Panarea port.

What's the distance between Vulcano and Panarea?

The distance between Vulcano and Panarea is 15 nautical miles (around 27 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Panarea from Vulcano

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Vulcano to Panarea:

  • Panarea is the smallest of the Aeolian Islands, but it is also the most popular destination. We, therefore, suggest that you book the ferry and accommodation in advance.
  • If you want to reach Panarea directly from the Italian peninsula, just take the ferry from Naples, Vibo Valentia or Reggio Calabria. Take a look at the direct Naples to Panarea ferry route, the Vibo Valentia - Panarea ferries or the layover connection to Panarea from Reggio Calabria.
  • From Panarea, you can continue your journey among the other wonders of the Aeolian Islands and reach nearby Stromboli by ferry in just 30 min.
  • Find out which Aeolian island is the best for your holidays thanks to our travel guide.
  • We recommend booking your return to Vulcano in advance as tickets sell out fast.

Where to take the ferry from Vulcano to Panarea

Ferries and hydrofoils to Panarea depart from Porto di Levante, located in the northern part of Vulcano

In the port area, you can find several shops, bars, restaurants, and taxi services. Also, you can reach the famous beach of Acque Calde in just a 5-min walk from the port.

Can I travel on the ferry from Vulcano to Panarea with a car?

Yes, it is possible to embark motor vehicles on the conventional ferries that operate the Vulcano - Panarea connection, but not on the hydrofoils.

However, keep in mind that, from July to September, motor vehicles of non-residents are not allowed to circulate in Panarea.


Each company operating the ferry route from Vulcano to Panarea has its own baggage allowance policy. Specifically:

  • On Siremar ferries, each passenger is entitled to have 1 piece of baggage with a maximum weight of 20 kg.
  • On Liberty Lines hydrofoils, you can carry up to 10 kg of hand luggage with dimensions of 60x40x20 cm


Despite the relatively short duration of the Vulcano - Panarea ferry trip, cabin accommodation is available on Siremar ferries. Alternatively, deck-lounge and standard seats are also available.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on Vulcano - Panarea ferries and hydrofoils, as long as you include them in your reservation and pay the additional fee.

A carrier or cage is required for small pets, while large-sized pets must wear a muzzle and a leash. On Siremar ferries there are also special areas on board reserved for passengers with dogs or other pets.

Book ferry tickets from Vulcano to Panarea

You can book cheap ferry tickets from Vulcano to Panarea online on Ferryhopper. On our Map of ferries, you can see all the available ferry connections, compare ferry companies and fares, and book your ferry trip to Panarea easily and quickly!