Ferry to Lipari

Aerial view of the port of Lipari and its long coast

An easy guide on how to get to Lipari by ferry, schedules, prices and details for public transportation means. Find all the necessary information about connected routes, frequency and accommodation categories on the ferry to Lipari!

In the following lines, we provide a small guide on how to get to Lipari by ferry effortlessly, how to get around the island by using the public transportation means, accommodation option on board and why book in advance your ferry tickets.

There is a choice of regular ferries and high-speed hydrofoils running frequently to/from Lipari with stops along the way. 

Popular routes to Lipari

  • Milazzo to Lipari. Duration around 2 hours and 30 minutes. More than 10 daily sailings
  • Messina to Lipari. Duration about 3 hours and 30 minutes. 6 daily departures
  • Vulcano to Lipari. Duration 10 minutes. At least 10 daily connections
  • Salina to Lipari. Duration less than 1 hour. More than 10 departures per day

Timetables were accurate when they were published, but can change without notice.

Notice: Each year and depending on the period, there may be more or fewer connections to and from Lipari. The biggest shipping companies (ferry operators) announce the new ferry schedules by the end of December and the rest of them by January-March each year!

Ticket prices

Book your ticket with any ferry operator that serves your needs better and enjoy your journey on board! The “Easy-Way” booking system of go-ferry.com, allows the most reliable online ferry reservations and offers flexibility and faster services for your ferry tickets.

With go-ferry.com you are able to connect online with the reservation systems of most ferry operators, compare prices, find information about routes and vessels, look for alternative routes and lastly, print your ferry ticket instantly.

Ferry timetables and prices may change by season, so take an optical canvassing via our search engine to receive the latest call with real-time availability.

Complete the fields and view the actual ticket prices for the routes to Lipari island!

Ground services in Lipari town

The main town of Lipari is located in the southeast coast of the island and is the place where the port is situated. The port area possesses many hotels, bars, restaurants and nice paths for strolling, such as Via Vittorio Emanuele. From the port, you can use the public transportation means so as to reach your accommodation.

Ground services in Lipari town


  • There are buses operating from the port to any point in Lipari
  • The bus station is located in Via Cappuccini, 9
  • Call them at +39 090 981 1262
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  • There are plenty of taxis in Lipari. You will find the taxi stands outside the port and throughout the village
  • Call +39 339 577 6437, +39 333 297 9169. +39 338 640 7375
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Accommodation on the ferry to Lipari

Book your ideal accommodation option on the ferry to Lipari and arrive fresh and rested at your destination! Comfortable armchairs, business class comfort seats, outside and inside cabins or economy deck chairs. With so many accommodation options, you can be sure to find the best deal for the ferry connection at a price that fits your budget!

Book early

Book early your ticket to Lipari

If your final destination is Lipari do not neglect to book your ferry tickets early enough to avoid last-minute surprises! We are sure that you do not want to ruin your vacation or change your route because you will not find an itinerary available. 

On the next page, we will mention some reasons that make it necessary to book your ferry tickets in advance!

Book your ferry tickets early to avoid surprises!

It is very important to organize your vacation in the Italian Islands properly and in time so that no "surprise" spoils your mood. Apart from your air-tickets and hotel reservation, do not forget to book your ferry tickets. Have everything under control before you even leave your home!

Below we list all these data that are important for the need to book your ferry tickets in advance.

Pay your hotel without using it!

During the high season and especially in the months of June, July, August, and September, it is difficult to find available accommodation for popular routes. Do not make the mistake of paying for your hotel accommodation without having booked your ferry tickets at the same time.

Save time on your vacation!

Take some time and book your ferry tickets from home. Although we charge a commission for acquiring ferry tickets, this allows you to spend more time on your vacation.

Accommodation availability is big!

Buying ferry tickets in advance gives you more convenience of accommodation options. You can choose accommodation in a regular or speed ferry. There is usually an option for very economical deck tickets, for reclining, or for business seats. Regular ferries offer extra accommodation in cabins with or without windows.

More available itineraries from/to Lipari!

Find in advance all possible routes and itineraries to make the right connections between flights and ferries.

Take advantage of the offers!

As the ferry tickets for your sailing can become expensive, it is natural to wish for the cheapest offer. Like all modes of transport, ferry companies usually offer special prices and discounts for those who buy their ferry tickets up to 3 to 6 months in advance.

About Lipari

Lipari is one of the seven Aeolian Islands, along with Vulcano, Salina, Panarea, Stromboli, Filicudi and Alicudi, north of eastern Sicily. Lipari is the biggest of them, with the most developed touristic infrastructure, also the capital of the seven and the most visited one in summer season. The island offers great beaches with clear waters, beautiful places for sightseeing, vivid nightlife and romantic roads for strolling. Its historical center and dominating castle are the first thing you will see after arriving. Do not forget to try their local wine called "Malvasia".

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