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Ferry from Palermo to Tunis

There are approximately 2 weekly sailings between Palermo to Tunis. 2 operators sail this route Grandi Navi Veloci & Grimaldi Lines. Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Palermo Tunis ferries.

Ferry times from Palermo to Tunis

Palermo Tunis ferry sailings typically depart from Palermo at around 02:30. The average sailing time is approximately 10h 54m.

Ferry prices from Palermo to Tunis

Palermo Tunis ferry prices typically range between $63* and $785*. The average price is typically $332*. The cheapest Palermo Tunis ferry prices start from $40*. The average price for a foot passenger is $142*. The average price for a car is $515*.

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

How far is Palermo to Tunis?

The distance between Palermo to Tunis is approximately 229.4 miles (369.2km) or 199.4 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Palermo Tunis ferry?

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

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

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Grandi Navi Veloci, Grimaldi Lines between Palermo and Tunis.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Sicily to Tunisia page.
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Palermo - Tunis Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Tunisia
No. of Operators 2
Operators Grandi Navi Veloci & Grimaldi Lines
Average Price $332*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 10h 54m
Fastest Sailing Duration 10h 0m
First Ferry 02:30
Last Ferry 12:30
Distance 199 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Palermo to Tunis?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Palermo to Tunis is approximately 10h 30m. 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 Tunis?

The average price of a ferry from Palermo to Tunis is approximately $332. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Palermo to Tunis can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Palermo to Tunis?

There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Palermo to Tunis. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Grimaldi Lines
  • Grandi Navi Veloci

How can I book ferry tickets from Palermo to Tunis?

Ferries from Palermo to Tunis 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 Tunis?

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

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

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

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

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
  • Grimaldi Lines
  • Grandi Navi Veloci

How far is Tunis from Palermo?

Palermo to Tunis is approximately 199 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.


Tunis Guide

The city of Tunis is the capital of Tunisia and is located in the north of the country, close to Carthage and Sidi Bou Said. The city has a lovely mix of architectural styles, wide roads and narrow alleyways which capture the spirit of the southern and northern Mediterranean. The stone walls of the city's 9th century Medina no longer exist, but its narrow streets, souks, mosques and other historic buildings still do exist and have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. However, in stark contrast to the old town, the Ville Nouvelle (New Town) is orderly and has a colonial elegance that was built by the French. In the centre of the city there are now some lovely buildings including an art nouveau theatre, Franco-Arabic market buildings and a cathedral built in a Roman Byzantine style. A popular pastime, especially to escape the heat of the midday sun, is to relax on a seat in the shady terrace of the Belvedere Park Cafe terrace. Alternatively one of the city's museums, such as the Dar Ben Abdallah or the Musee National du Bardo, are great places to visit at all times but perhaps especially so when it is particularly hot.


Palermo to Tunis Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 6/17/2024 and 6/23/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Grandi Navi Veloci 12:30 22:30 10 hours Sun
Grimaldi Lines 12:30 23:00 10 hours 30 minutes Sun
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