Porto Empedocle
Ferries to Sicily
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Linosa - Porto Empedocle is one of our busiest routes - sailings regularly sell out at busy periods
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Linosa to Porto Empedocle Ferry

The Linosa Porto Empedocle ferry route connects Pelagie Islands with Sicily and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Liberty Lines Fast Ferries service runs up to 5 times per week with a sailing duration of around 3 hours while the Siremar service runs up to 6 times per week with a duration from 7 hours.

So that’s a combined 11 sailings on offer per week on the Linosa Porto Empedocle route between Pelagie Islands and Sicily. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Pelagie Islands to Sicily page.
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Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Linosa to Porto Empedocle?

    The approximate duration for ferries from Linosa to Porto Empedocle is 5h. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • How much is the ferry from Linosa to Porto Empedocle?

    Linosa to Porto Empedocle is approximately 0 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Linosa to Porto Empedocle?

    2 popular ferry companies travel from Linosa to Porto Empedocle. These ferry companies are
    • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries
    • Siremar
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Linosa to Porto Empedocle?

    Book Linosa to Porto Empedocle tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from [Portfrom] to Porto Empedocle?

    Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Linosa to Porto Empedocle with
    • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries
    • Siremar
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Linosa to Porto Empedocle?

    Yes, you can travel with a car from Linosa to Porto Empedocle with the following operators
    • Siremar
  • Can you bring dogs on the ferry from [Portfrom] to Porto Empedocle?

    Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their dogs onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow dogs on their ferries
    • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries
  • What is the distance from Linosa to Porto Empedocle?

    Linosa to Porto Empedocle is approximately 0 nautical miles distance apart.

Linosa Guide

The Italian island of Linosa is one of the Pelagie Islands that lie in the Mediterranean Sea in the Sicily Channel. The small island measures around 5.5 sq. km and is formed by a series of craters, the most important being Monte Vulcano which is 195 meters above sea level. The island is located around 120 km to the west of Gozo on Malta, 120 km to the south east of Pantelleria, 163 km to the south of Sicily and 165 km to the east of the Cape Mahida in Tunisia. The closest land to Linosa is the island of Lampedusa which is 43 km to the south.

The island's harbour and town, in the south of the island, is characterised by both African and Italian architecture, with small flat roofed houses that are painted in bright and pastel colours. The island is popular with scuba divers and has a number of different dive sites where the sea bed falls quickly to great depths of around 300 meters, only a short distance from the coast.

The only way to get to Linosa is by boat. Ferry services depart from either Porto Empedocle in southern Sicily or from Lampedusa.

Porto Empedocle Guide

The Italian town and port of Porto Empedocle lies on the Strait of Sicily, on the island of Sicily. A popular attraction in the town is the 15th century tower that was built by Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, to protect the town's stock of harvested grain. The tower was later converted to a prison and is now a popular cultural centre. The historic town centre is characterised by narrow winding streets and contains a number of attractions including the cathedral. Outside of the city, the Valley of the Temples and its adjoining museum, are a popular attraction. In terms of commerce and industry, modern day Porto Empedocle is known for its fishing, ironworking, pharmaceuticals and rock salt refining.

Agrigento, the town served by the port, is also a major tourist centre due to its rich archaeological legacy and is also an agricultural centre for the surrounding region. Sulphur and potash have been mined locally since Minoan times up until the 1970s, and were exported around the world from the nearby harbour of Porto Empedocle.

Ferry services from the town's port depart to Lampedusa and Linosa.

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