Palermo ferries connect Sicily with Tunisia, Italy, Rome, Sardinia, Aeolian Islands & Ustica Island with crossings available to Tunis (in Tunisia), Genoa, Naples, Salerno & Livorno (in Italy), Civitavecchia (in Rome), Cagliari (in Sardinia), Vulcano, Lipari, Salina, Rinella, Alicudi & Filicudi (in Aeolian Islands), Milazzo (in Sicily) & Ustica (in Ustica Island). Sailings from Palermo are operated by numerous ferry companies.
There are up to 20 ferry crossings daily from Palermo with sailing durations starting from 1 hour 30 minutes. Our Palermo ferry summary provides a good guide but for the latest sailing information use our fare search.
The capital city of the island of Sicily, Palermo is found on the north coast and is used as the gateway to mainland Italy. There are a huge number of ferry routes departing the port each day, crossing to regions in Italy or other islands off the Italian coast.
Via Calata Marinai d'Italia, 90133 Palermo
If you need to spend a night at or near Palermo ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Palermo Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!