Porto Empedocle
Linosa
Ferries to Pelagie Islands
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Porto Empedocle to Linosa Ferry

The Porto Empedocle Linosa ferry route connects Sicily with Pelagie Islands 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 7 times per week with a duration from 6 hours 30 minutes.

So that’s a combined 12 sailings on offer per week on the Porto Empedocle Linosa route between Sicily and Pelagie Islands. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

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

  • The approximate duration for ferries from Porto Empedocle to Linosa is 4h 45m. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • Porto Empedocle to Linosa is approximately 143 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability.
  • 2 popular ferry companies travel from Porto Empedocle to Linosa. These ferry companies are
    • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries
    • Siremar
  • Book Porto Empedocle to Linosa tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.
  • Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Porto Empedocle to Linosa with
    • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries
    • Siremar
    : Unfortunately no, only passengers with vehicles can take ferries from Porto Empedocle to Linosa.
  • Yes, you can travel with a car from Porto Empedocle to Linosa with the following operators
    • Siremar
    : 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
    • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries
  • Porto Empedocle to Linosa is approximately 92 nautical miles distance apart.

Porto Empedocle Guide

The town of Porto Empedocle on the Italian island of Sicily lies on the coast of the Strait of Sicily and has long served as the port for Agrigento, the capital of the province of the same name. There are some sites worth visiting in the town's historic centre which is characterised by narrow winding streets. Perhaps the most popular attraction in the town is its cathedral. Away from the town, the areas main attraction is the Valley of the Temples and its museum. The town's main sources of income are agriculture, fishing, ironworking, pharmaceuticals and rock salt refining.

In 2003, the town changed its official name to Porto Empedocle Vigata, after the name of the fictional town where the popular novels by Andrea Camilleri, famous Italian writer and native of Porto Empedocle, about detective Inspector Montalbano are placed.

The Agrigento region is popular with tourists in part as a result of its rich archaeological history. It also serves as an agricultural centre for the surrounding region. Sulphur and potash have been mined locally since Minoan times 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.


Linosa Guide

The Italian island of Linosa is one of the Pelagian Islands which are located off the south coast of Sicily. The island is around 120 km to the west of Gozo on Malta, 120 km to the south of Pantelleria, 163 km to the south of Sicily and 165 km to the east of Cape Mahida in Tunisia. The closest land to Linosa is the island of Lampedusa which is just over 40 km to the south. One of the island's main attractions is its stunning coastline and excellent dive sites in the island's crystal clear waters. The small island. which has an area of only 5 sq. km, does not take very long to explore but the most popular dive sites on the island are the extinct volcanoes out to sea and include the Scoglio del Lampione, the Cala Pozzolana di Ponente and Punta Beppe Tuccio.


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