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Ferry from Genoa to Palermo

There are approximately 6 weekly sailings between Genoa to Palermo. This ferry route is operated by Grandi Navi Veloci. Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Genoa Palermo ferries.

Ferry times from Genoa to Palermo

Genoa Palermo ferry sailings typically depart from Genoa at around 02:00. The average sailing time is approximately 20h 58m.

Ferry prices from Genoa to Palermo

Genoa Palermo ferry prices typically range between $211* and $911*. The average price is typically $533*. The cheapest Genoa Palermo ferry prices start from $58*. The average price for a foot passenger is $268*. The average price for a car is $563*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times.

How far is Genoa to Palermo?

The distance between Genoa to Palermo is approximately 525.1 miles (845.1km) or 456.3 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Genoa Palermo ferry?

Yes, Grandi Navi Veloci allow cars on board for ferries between Genoa and Palermo. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Genoa and Palermo.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Genoa to Palermo?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Grandi Navi Veloci between Genoa and Palermo.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Italy to Sicily page.
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Genoa - Palermo Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 1
Operators Grandi Navi Veloci
Average Price $533*
Average Weekly Sailings 6
Average Sailing Duration 20h 58m
Fastest Sailing Duration 20h 30m
First Ferry 02:00
Last Ferry 23:30
Distance 456 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Genoa to Palermo?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Genoa to Palermo is approximately 20h 45m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Genoa to Palermo?

The average price of a ferry from Genoa to Palermo is approximately $537. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Genoa to Palermo can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Genoa to Palermo?

There is 1 ferry operator for Genoa to Palermo and this is
  • Grandi Navi Veloci

How can I book ferry tickets from Genoa to Palermo?

Ferries from Genoa to Palermo are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Genoa to Palermo?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Genoa to Palermo with
  • Grandi Navi Veloci

Can you take your car on the ferry from Genoa to Palermo?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Genoa to Palermo with the following operators
  • Grandi Navi Veloci

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Genoa to Palermo?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Grandi Navi Veloci

How far is Palermo from Genoa?

Genoa to Palermo is approximately 456 nautical miles distance apart.

Genoa Guide

The Italian city of Genoa lies on the Mediterranean Sea coast and is located in the Liguria region of Italy. The city's old town, which has a long and rich history in art, music, architecture and gastronomy was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2006. Additionally the city was declared the European Capital of Culture in 2004 and is also the birthplace of Niccolo Paganini and Christopher Columbus.

The maze of squares and narrow streets make up Genoa's historic centre. The city has influences of the medieval about it, along with 16th century and Baroque influences (San Matteo square and the ancient via Aurea, now via Garibaldi). Visitors can still see remains of the 17th century walls near to San Lorenzo Cathedral, which happens to be the most attended place of worship in Genoa.

Genoa's port is Italy's largest commercial and industrial port, and one of Europe's busiest ports in the Mediterranean Sea. The ferry terminal, located in the Calata Chiappella, between Ponte Asserto and Ponte Colombo, is on many levels and is accessible by passengers in wheelchairs. On the terminal's top level visitors will find waiting rooms and a shopping centre. Ferries operating from the port generally depart towards Sardinia, Sicily, Corsica, Spain, Tunisia and Morocco.


Palermo Guide

The city of Palermo is located on the Italian island of Sicily and lies on the island's north west coast and has a large and strategically important natural port, next to the Monte Pellegrino. The city is typically Mediterranean and can trace its history back to the 8th century and is today known for its Norman buildings, fabulous palaces and the hustle and bustle of its markets. Palermo's historic centre is the Quattro Canti district, which means 'Four Corners' and is where a number of the city's most spectacular attractions can be found. These include the Royal Palace and the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta. The cathedral's sheer size and lovely architecture really needs to be seen to be fully appreciated. Also popular in the city is the medieval Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi and the 12th century Castello della Zisa. For visitors who enjoy the performing arts there is also the Teatro Massimo which is a recently refurbished theatre that puts on regular performances.

Ferries from the city's port depart to Genoa, Civitavecchia, Naples and Tunisia.


Genoa to Palermo Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 7/15/2024 and 7/21/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Grandi Navi Veloci 17:00 18:15 25 hours 15 minutes Tue
Grandi Navi Veloci 21:30 18:00 20 hours 30 minutes Wed
Grandi Navi Veloci 21:30 18:15 20 hours 45 minutes Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
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