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Cheap ferry tickets and times from Palermo to Naples

Showing times and prices for Apr 22


Fastest Journey

10 h 30 m


11 h

Ferries per day



312 km

Cheap ferry tickets from Palermo to Naples start from $55 with an average ticket price of $62.

The fastest ferry from Palermo to Naples takes 10h 30m in comparison to an average duration of 11h and covers a distance of 312 km.

2 ferries that leave Palermo for Naples every day with 2 travelling directly.

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Overview: Ferry from Palermo to Naples

distanceDistance193 miles (311 km)
durationAverage ferry duration8 h 30 min
priceAverage ferry ticket price$52 (€45)
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

Ferries from Palermo to Naples cover the 193 miles (311 km) long journey 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. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $52 (€45), you can find the cheapest ferry ticket for as low as $30 (€26).

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

Buy your official GNV, Tirrenia and Grimaldi ferry tickets to Naples from Palermo from $27 (€24) with Omio. Find ferry times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

Grimaldi Lines is a ferry company based in Naples, Italy that operates a fleet of roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) vessels. The company provides crossings to destinations in the Mediterranean, including Spain, Greece, Turkey, and Tunisia. Grimaldi Lines also operates a number of routes in the North Sea and Baltic Sea.

Ferry information from Palermo to Naples with Grimaldi:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: $27

Ferries from Palermo to Naples

Naples, a romantic city two hours south of Rome, is the largest city in the southern side of Italy. Enjoy a cool sea breeze and panoramic views with a ferry ride to the scenic area. The distance between the two cities is 313km. Travelers can book a direct ferry at the port or in advance. There is a ferry departing the port twice daily and services are available every day. The journey from Palermo to Naples can take up to 10 hours.


Timetable of ferries from Palermo to Naples

The Palermo–Naples route connects Sicily with Italy and can be reached via ferry. There are two ferry companies: The Grandi Navi Veloci ferry runs up to nine times every week with an expected duration of 10 and a half hours, while the the Tirrenia service runs up to seven times weekly with a duration of 10 hours and 15 minutes. There is a total number of 16 sailings on the Palermo–Napoli route.

What do you need to know to travel by ferry from Palermo to Naples

There is only one ferry and cruise port in Naples, located conveniently at the heart of the city. The port is known as Molo Beverello and one can access several transport services to Naples. There are train stations, with Naples' main Piazza Garibaldi train station being the easiest way to get around the city. Otherwise, a traveler may choose to use a taxi with the taxi rank at the centre of downtown Naples. One must note that some ferries may leave a neighboring port, Calata Porta di Massa, which is east of Molo Beverello.

FAQs: Ferry from Palermo to Naples

FAQs: Take the ferry to Naples 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 Palermo to Naples.
Cheap ferry tickets from Palermo to Naples can start from as little as $30 (€26) when you book in advance. The average ferry ticket price for Palermo to Naples is $52 (€45); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Palermo to Naples ferry time is 8 h 30 min   covering the 193 mile (311 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first ferry from Palermo to Naples leaves at 10: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last ferry from Palermo to Naples leaves at 9: 15 PM.
There is 1 ferry a day from Palermo to Naples which require at least one change with GNV, Tirrenia, Grimaldi, Tirrenia, Academy, Fred. Olsen Express or Alpha Lines. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer ferries.
For the trip from Palermo to Naples you can take a ferry with GNV, Tirrenia, Grimaldi, Tirrenia, Academy, Fred. Olsen Express or Alpha Lines. Be sure to check out all possible ferry operators that offer services to Naples from Palermo on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

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

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

The cheapest month to travel from Palermo to Naples by ferry is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 4 ways to travel from Palermo to Naples including taking a train, ferry, bus or flight.

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