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Ferry from Messina to Panarea

Depending on the season their are usually 3 daily and 19 weekly sailings between Messina and Panarea. The Messina Panarea ferry is operated by Liberty Lines Fast Ferries. Messina Panarea Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Messina to Panarea Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Messina to Panarea typically departs Messina at about 06:45. The average sailing time of a Messina Panarea ferry is approximately 2h 55m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 2h 25m.

Messina Panarea Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Messina Panarea ferries typically range between €54* and €200*. The average price is around €118*. The cheapest ferry prices from Messina to Panarea start from €28*. The average price for a foot passenger is €118*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Messina and Panarea?

The distance between Messina to Panarea is approximately 45.0 miles (72.5km), or 39.1 nautical miles.

Is there a Messina Panarea car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Messina and Panarea

Are foot passengers allowed on the Messina Panarea ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Messina to Panarea with Liberty Lines Fast Ferries.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Sicily to Aeolian Islands page.
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Messina - Panarea Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 1
Operators Liberty Lines Fast Ferries
Average Price 151 €*
Average Daily Sailings 3
Average Weekly Sailings 19
Average Sailing Duration 2h 55m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 25m
First Ferry 06:45
Last Ferry 15:00
Distance 39 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Messina to Panarea?

The approximate duration for ferries from Messina to Panarea is 2h 25m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Messina to Panarea?

Messina to Panarea is approximately 139 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Messina to Panarea?

There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Messina to Panarea and this is
  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Messina to Panarea?

Book Messina to Panarea 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 Messina to Panarea?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Messina to Panarea with
  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Messina to Panarea?

No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Messina to Panarea?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets 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 pets on their ferries
  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries

How far is Panarea from Messina?

Messina to Panarea is approximately 39 nautical miles distance apart.

Messina Guide

The Italian city of Messina is the capital of, and located in, the Province of Messina and is the third largest city on the island of Sicily. It lies on the Strait of Messina, opposite Villa San Giovanni on the Italian mainland, in the north east of Sicily. The port in Messina is an important economic driver for the city's economy as it is a key component in the city and region's tourist infrastructure. It also supports both commercial and military shipyards. Agriculture is also important in the area and visitors exploring the countryside will often find oranges, lemons, mandarin oranges and olives growing. Since 1548, the city has had a Roman Catholic Archdiocese and Archimandrite seat and is home to the University of Messina which was also founded in 1548.

The city's port offers passengers ferry services across the Strait of Messina to the ports of Villa San Giovanni and Reggio Calabria in Calabria. There is also a longer crossing to Salerno, which is to the south of the city of Naples. Most ferries that arrive in Messina dock at either the Messina Marittima/Bluvia dock or at the Molo Norimberga docks on Via San Ranieri. Occasionally some ferries will dock at the Rada San Francesco di Paola I docks on the northern edge of the town.


Panarea Guide

Panarea is an Italian island that lies off the north eastern coast of the island of Sicily and is the second smallest of the Aeolian islands which are a group of volcanic islands. The island is popular with tourists who go there to enjoy its beaches and lovely scenery and for a small island, it is surprisingly well equipped. San Pietro on the island's east coast is the landing beach for the island and is also where most services and facilities are located. There is also a small port that caters for ships, hydrofoils, fishing vessels and pleasure boats.

Among the beaches on the island are Cala Junco, in the south of the island and is accessible both by sea and by land along a path that leads to the beach. Along the road to Cala Junco you can also reach the beach of Cala degli Zimmari. These are the only two beaches on the island accessible by land.

The small port accommodates ferries departing to Napoli and Milazzo.


Messina to Panarea Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 10/06/2024 and 16/06/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 06:45 09:10 2 hours 25 minutes Everyday
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 08:05 11:55 3 hours 50 minutes Everyday
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 15:00 17:30 2 hours 30 minutes Everyday
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