Naples to Palermo ferry

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The cheapest ferries from Naples to Palermo

Showing times and prices for May 21

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap ferry ticket from Naples to Palermo is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Grimaldi
10:30PM8h30
Naples
07:00AMPalermo
$361One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Gnv
08:00PM12h00
Naples
08:00AMPalermo
$501One-way
0 transfers
Tirrenia
08:15PM10h30
Naples
06:45AMPalermo
$581One-way
0 transfers

Ferry schedule from Naples to Palermo

Showing ferries for tomorrow, Tuesday, May 21
Gnv
08:00PM12h00
Naples
08:00AMPalermo
0 transfers
Tirrenia
08:15PM10h30
Naples
06:45AMPalermo
0 transfers
Grimaldi
10:30PM8h30
Naples
07:00AMPalermo
0 transfers

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Fastest ferry times from Naples to Palermo

Showing times and prices for May 21

Fastest Journey

8 h 30 m

Average

10 h 20 m

Ferries per day

3

Distance

312 km

Of the 3 ferries that leave Naples for Palermo every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Grimaldi
10:30PM8h30
Naples
07:00AMPalermo
$361One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Tirrenia
08:15PM10h30
Naples
06:45AMPalermo
$581One-way
0 transfers
Gnv
08:00PM12h00
Naples
08:00AMPalermo
$501One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Ferry from Naples to Palermo

distanceDistance193 miles (311 km)
durationAverage ferry duration8 h 30 min
priceAverage ferry ticket price$50 (€43)
frequencyFerry frequency1 a day
changesDirect ferryYes, there is 1 direct ferry a day
carriersFerry operatorsGNV, Tirrenia, Grimaldi, Tirrenia, Academy, Fred. Olsen Express or Alpha Lines
cabinsCabins:Yes
vehiclesVehicles:Yes
footPassengersFoot passengers:Yes

Ferries from Naples to Palermo cover the 193 miles (311 km) long route taking on average 8 h 30 min with our travel partners like GNV, Tirrenia, Grimaldi, Tirrenia, Academy, Fred. Olsen Express or Alpha Lines. Normally, there is 1 ferry operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $50 (€43), you can find the cheapest ferry ticket for as low as $29 (€25).

Ferry operators: GNV, Tirrenia and Grimaldi from Naples to Palermo

Travel between Naples and Palermo from $29 (€25) with Omio’s ferry partners GNV, Tirrenia and Grimaldi! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

GNV (Grandi Navi Veloci) is an Italian ferry company that operates a fleet of high-speed ferries and conventional ships that provide transportation services for passengers and vehicles across the Mediterranean Sea. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Genoa, Italy. GNV operates ferry services between Italy, Spain, Tunisia, Algeria, and Sardinia, Sicily, and the Aeolian Islands, and also to Morocco. They also offer additional services like accommodation, duty-free shopping, and onboard entertainment. GNV is known for its high-speed ferry services and also for the comfort and amenities on board of the ships, providing a luxury experience to the passengers.

Naples to Palermo ferry information with GNV:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: $48

FAQs: Ferry from Naples to Palermo

FAQs: Take the ferry to Palermo easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Naples to Palermo.
FAQs
Cheap ferry tickets from Naples to Palermo can start from as little as $29 (€25) when you book in advance. The average ferry ticket price for Naples to Palermo is $50 (€43); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Naples to Palermo ferry travel time is 8 h 30 min   for the 193 mile (311 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first ferry from Naples to Palermo leaves at 6: 00 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last ferry from Naples to Palermo leaves at 10: 30 PM.
Yes, there is 1 direct ferry a day from Naples to Palermo with GNV, Tirrenia or Tirrenia. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct ferries.
Yes, you can book a cabin on sailings from Naples to Palermo with GNV, Tirrenia or Fred. Olsen Express
Yes, travelling with a vehicle from Naples to Palermo is possible with GNV, Tirrenia or Fred. Olsen Express.
Yes, travelling as a foot passenger from Naples to Palermo is possible with with GNV, Tirrenia, Fred. Olsen Express or Alpha Lines. We recommend arriving at least one hour before the trip if you are travelling on foot but please check specific times for each route. If you need book your travel to the departure port check our trains, buses and flight options on Omio.
Take the Naples to Palermo ferry with GNV, Tirrenia, Grimaldi, Tirrenia, Academy, Fred. Olsen Express or Alpha Lines. However, it's always good to check out all possible ferry operators for the journey to Palermo from Naples as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Naples, you have various port options to start your journey from including Naples Beverello, Port of Naples and Port of Mergellina. When arriving in Palermo, you can end your journey in ports like Port of Palermo and Port of Palermo Termini Imerese.

Passengers board the ferry most frequently from Naples Beverello, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the ferry at Port of Palermo, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Naples to Palermo by ferry is September.
You have options as you can travel from Naples to Palermo 4 different ways: ferry, train, bus or flight.

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