Palermo
Livorno
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Palermo to Livorno Ferry

The Palermo Livorno ferry route connects Sicily with Italy. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Grimaldi Lines. The crossing operates up to 2 times each week with sailing durations from around 20 hours 30 minutes.

Palermo Livorno sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

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Most popular questions

  • The approximate duration for ferries from Palermo to Livorno is 20h 30m. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • Palermo to Livorno is approximately 138 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability.
  • There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Palermo to Livorno and this is
    • Grimaldi Lines
  • Book Palermo to Livorno tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.
  • Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Palermo to Livorno with
    • Grimaldi Lines
    : Unfortunately no, only passengers with vehicles can take ferries from Palermo to Livorno.
  • Yes, you can travel with a car from Palermo to Livorno with the following operators
    • Grimaldi Lines
    : No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.
  • 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
    • Grimaldi Lines
  • Palermo to Livorno is approximately 367 nautical miles distance apart.

Palermo Guide

The Italian city of Palermo is located in the north west of Sicily, by the Gulf of Palermo in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The city has a reputation across the world for its history, gastronomy, culture and architecture with a its origins dating back over 2,700 years. Many visitors flock to the city and it has become Sicily's main hub for culture, commerce and tourism. The city's centre has many examples of fine palaces and churches which give way to areas whose way of life doesn't seem to have changed for centuries. This is perhaps most evident in the markets in Palermo, whose Arabic origins can still be seen today thanks to the noise, aromas, colours, narrow streets and with the excellent array of produce on offer and the general 'souk's atmosphere.

From the city's port, ferry services operate to destinations include Genoa, with a crossing time of 21 hours, Civitavecchia, 14 hour crossing time, Naples, 10 hours and 30 minutes, and Tunisia, 10 hours. It is recommended that foot passengers check in 1 hour prior to departure and vehicles 2 hours prior to departure. For all departures to Tunisia check in should be 4 hours prior to departure.


Livorno Guide

Livorno is an Italian city and port that lies on the west coast of the country and is frequently visited by cruise ships as it is an important gateway to the famous and picturesque Tuscany region. Many of the city's visitors do so on their way to visiting other destinations in the region including Florence, Pisa, Lucca and Siena. The city was designed during the Italian Renaissance when it was ruled by the Grand Duke of the Medici family but additions were made at the end of the 16th century by Bernardo Buontalenti. Overlooking and protecting the city's port is a fortress and like many other Italian cities, Livorno was once surrounded by walls that were constructed to protect it from marauders. Many parts of the city's ancient walls remain intact and are a popular attraction with visitors.

Livorno's port has good passenger facilities and includes bars, restaurants, banks and is wheelchair accessible. Ferry using the port depart to Bastia, Olbia, Golfo Aranci, Cagliari and Tunisia.


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