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Palermo to Naples Ferry

The Palermo to Naples ferry route is provided by 3 operators and is available for booking all year round. The ferry crossing from Palermo to Naples takes approximately 10 hours and 39 minutes on ferries servicing this route. Palermo to Naples ferry duration can range between 8 hours 30 minutes and 14 hours 15 minutes depending on the operator that you decide to travel with.

Palermo to Naples Ferry Schedules

There are around 17 weekly sailings from Palermo to Naples. Tirrenia provide up to 12 weekly sailings, GNV provide up to 10 weekly sailings and Grimaldi Lines provide up to 3 weekly sailings. Please note that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Palermo to Naples Ferry Time

The first ferry leaves Palermo at approximately 09:15 and the last ferry leaves at approximately 23:59. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

High Speed Ferry Palermo to Naples

The fastest ferry from Palermo to Naples is with Grimaldi Lines in 8 hours and 30 minutes.

What is the price of a fast ferry from Palermo to Naples?

The fastest ferries from Palermo to Naples usually cost around $173.24.

Can I take an overnight ferry from Palermo to Naples?

You can take an overnight ferry on the Palermo to Naples route.

Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Palermo to Naples Italy?

Cabins are available on ferry trips from Palermo to Naples with Grandi Navi Veloci, Grimaldi Lines and Tirrenia.

Can I bring pets on the Sicily to Naples ferry?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Palermo to Naples with Grandi Navi Veloci. Please ensure that your pet is on a leash while in the public areas of the ship.

Palermo to Naples Ferry Price

The price of a ferry from Palermo to Naples can vary between $37 and $882 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $143, prices can range from $37 and $821. The average price with a car is $254. Car prices can range from $44 and $867. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can change from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days. Please be aware that prices do not include booking fees.

Cheap Naples Ferry

Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. It is highly recommended that you book in advance to ensure yourself the best possible prices and availability on the Naples ferry.

How to get from Palermo to Naples

The best way to travel from Palermo to Naples is by ferry. With 2 sailings per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there are alternative routes to explore if you require additional flexibility.

Can I travel in first class from Sicily to Naples?

First class is available on ferries from Palermo to Naples with Grandi Navi Veloci and Grimaldi Lines.


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Palermo - Naples Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 3
Operators Grandi Navi Veloci, Grimaldi Lines & Tirrenia
Average Price $180*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 18
Average Sailing Duration 10h 37m
Fastest Sailing Duration 8h 30m
First Ferry 02:00
Last Ferry 23:59
Distance 166 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 Palermo to Naples?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Palermo to Naples is approximately 9h 55m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Palermo to Naples?

The average price of a ferry from Palermo to Naples is approximately $193. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Palermo to Naples can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Palermo to Naples?

There are currently 3 popular ferry operators travelling from Palermo to Naples. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Tirrenia
  • Grandi Navi Veloci
  • Grimaldi Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Palermo to Naples?

Ferries from Palermo to Naples 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 Palermo to Naples?

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

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

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Palermo to Naples with the following operators
  • Tirrenia
  • Grandi Navi Veloci
  • Grimaldi Lines

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

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 Naples from Palermo?

Palermo to Naples is approximately 166 nautical miles distance apart.

Palermo Guide

The Italian city of Palermo is located in the north west of Sicily, by the Gulf of Palermo in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The city has a reputation across the world for its history, gastronomy, culture and architecture with a its origins dating back over 2,700 years. Many visitors flock to the city and it has become Sicily's main hub for culture, commerce and tourism. The city's centre has many examples of fine palaces and churches which give way to areas whose way of life doesn't seem to have changed for centuries. This is perhaps most evident in the markets in Palermo, whose Arabic origins can still be seen today thanks to the noise, aromas, colours, narrow streets and with the excellent array of produce on offer and the general 'souk's atmosphere.

From the city's port, ferry services operate to destinations include Genoa, with a crossing time of 21 hours, Civitavecchia, 14 hour crossing time, Naples, 10 hours and 30 minutes, and Tunisia, 10 hours. It is recommended that foot passengers check in 1 hour prior to departure and vehicles 2 hours prior to departure. For all departures to Tunisia check in should be 4 hours prior to departure.


Naples Guide

The Italian city of Naples is the largest city in southern Italy and is certainly one of the most beautiful, especially around the Bay of Naples. The city was founded by the Greeks and was later enlarged by the Romans all of which is reflected in the city's rich history and stunning architecture. Located to one side of Naples is Mount Vesuvius, and near to the bay are the picturesque islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida, all of which are located close enough for day trips departing from Naples.

The centre of Naples is quite compact and is full of palaces, spectacular churches, monasteries, convents and castles and is the perfect place to stroll around and marvel at the spectacle. Popular attractions are the Duomo, which is an ancient cathedral that dates back to the late 13th century and early 14th century. Also of interest is the Palazzo Reale, the Teatro San Carlo and the Museo Archeologico Nazionale, which is filled with some of the best archaeological exhibits in Italy. Finally, there is the Napoli Sotterranea which is a series of underground tunnels, stairs, rooms and halls that are right in the heart of the city.


Palermo to Naples Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Grimaldi Lines 11:00 19:30 8 hours 30 minutes Wed, Thu
Grandi Navi Veloci 20:00 08:00 12 hours Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun
Grandi Navi Veloci 20:00 10:15 14 hours 15 minutes Mon
Tirrenia 20:15 06:45 10 hours 30 minutes Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Grimaldi Lines 20:30 07:00 10 hours 30 minutes Fri
Grimaldi Lines 22:15 07:45 9 hours 30 minutes Sun
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