Ferries to Sicily
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Ferries to Sicily

Grandi Navi Veloci, Grimaldi Lines, Tirrenia, Virtu Ferries, Caronte & Tourist, Liberty Lines Fast Ferries & Siremar operate the ferries to Sicily.

Sicily Ferry Times

Ferries to Sicily sail approximately 478 times daily and up to 3290 times weekly. Ferry times can vary by season and operator. Use our deal finder to compare routes and prices.

Sicily Ferry Ports

Ferries sail to 9 ports in Sicily. The most popular ferry port in Sicily is Palermo ferry port with around 124 weekly sailings.

Ferries from Favignana to Trapani

The Favignana Trapani ferry sails 22 times a day and up to 154 times a week, with a crossing time of 42 minutes. The average price of a ferry from Favignana to Trapani ferry is about € 51.61. Exclusive of booking fees.

Ferries from Genoa to Palermo

The ferry from Genoa to Palermo sails 1 times a day and up to 7 times a week, with a duration of 20 hours 45 minutes. On average the Genoa Palermo ferry costs about € 541.31. Exclusive of booking fees.

Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated June 01.

Is there a car ferry to Sicily?

Car ferries do sail to Sicily. Grandi Navi Veloci, Grimaldi Lines, Tirrenia, Virtu Ferries, Caronte & Tourist & Siremar offer car ferries to Sicily. A car ferry may not be available on all routes, we recommend viewing our Deal Finder for the latest car ferry information and pricing.

Sicily Ferry Prices

The price of a ferry to Sicily can range by route, operator, vehicle type, number of passengers and season. We recommend booking in advance to get the best price and availability.

How to book ferry tickets to Sicily

Booking ferries to Sicily is easy. Book online and manage your trip with Direct Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to compare tickets and book the best option for you.

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to Sicily?

Ferries to Sicily:
  • Tunis
  • Civitavecchia
  • Genoa
  • Naples
  • Salerno
  • Cagliari
  • Livorno
  • Valletta
  • Vulcano
  • Lipari
  • Salina
  • Rinella
  • Filicudi
  • Palermo
  • Milazzo
  • Ustica
  • Alicudi
  • Favignana
  • Levanzo
  • Marettimo
  • Pantelleria
  • Stromboli
  • Panarea
  • Lampedusa
  • Linosa
  • Reggio Calabria
  • Ginostra (Stromboli)
  • Vibo Valentia
  • Villa San Giovanni

What is the fastest ferry to Sicily?

The Villa San Giovanni to Messina ferry is the fastest ferry to Sicily in approximately 20m.

What is the cheapest ferry to Sicily?

The cheapest ferry to Sicily is approximately 16 € on average via the Reggio Calabria to Messina ferry. However, please note prices can differ by season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

What are the ferry ports in Sicily?

Sicily Ferry Ports:
  • Palermo
  • Palermo Termini Imerese
  • Catania
  • Pozzallo
  • Messina
  • Milazzo
  • Trapani
  • Porto Empedocle
  • Marsala

Can you take pets on the ferry to Sicily?

Yes, you can bring pets onboard ferries. Please read the operators guidelines on pets that you are travelling with. You can bring pets on ferries with the following ferry companies
  • Grandi Navi Veloci
  • Grimaldi Lines
  • Virtu Ferries
  • Caronte & Tourist
  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries

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