Ferries to Sicily
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Ferries to Sicily

The largest of all the islands in the Mediterranean, Sicily has been home throughout the centuries to many different cultures and empires. With many unique cuisines, as well as a rich history, and idyllic backdrops, Sicily is the perfect place to visit at any time of the year. With up to 1087 ferries running per week across 50 different routes and coming from places such as Italy, France, and the Aeolian Islands, there is no shortage of ferries to choose from, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.

There are 9 ports in Sicily. Palermo port and Milazzo port are located on the north coast of Sicily and Catania ferry port is located on the east coast. Palermo ferry port is the most popular in Sicily, with 24 daily sailings and ferry connections from Genoa, Naples, Civitavecchia, Salerno and Livorno.

Prices for the ferry to Sicily might change depending on the season you wish to travel. Cheap ferry tickets are usually available during off peak, outside of the high season. Please visit our special offers page to find all the latest ferry discounts.

Ferry from Malta to Sicily

  • Valletta to Catania
  • Valletta to Pozzallo

Ferry sail times can be affected by many different factors, such as ferry routes, ferry operators, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so there is not one exact ferry duration. Ferries to Sicily can vary between 25 minutes to 20 hours and 30 minutes, depending on which you route choose to travel.

You can take your car with you on certain ferry routes to Sicily, but not on all routes, and only certain operators are capable of supporting cars on their ferries, so it is advisable to check before you book that you can bring your vehicle with you.

Most popular questions

  • Which ferries travel to Sicily?

    Ferries to Sicily:
    • Tunis
    • Civitavecchia
    • Genoa
    • Naples
    • Salerno
    • Cagliari
    • Livorno
    • Valletta
    • Vulcano
    • Lipari
    • Salina
    • Rinella
    • Filicudi
    • Palermo
    • Milazzo
    • Ustica
    • Alicudi
    • Favignana
    • Levanzo
    • Marettimo
    • Pantelleria
    • Stromboli
    • Panarea
    • Lampedusa
    • Linosa
    • Reggio Calabria
    • Ginostra (Stromboli)
    • Vibo Valentia
    • Villa San Giovanni
  • What is the fastest ferry to Sicily?

    The fastest ferry crossing to Sicily is via the Villa San Giovanni to Messina ferry, in approximately 20m.
  • What is the cheapest ferry to Sicily?

    The cheapest ferry to Sicily is $51 on average via the Villa San Giovanni to Messina route. Ferry prices for Sicily can vary depending on what season you decide to travel.
  • What are the ferry ports in Sicily?

    Sicily Ferry Ports:
    • Palermo
    • Palermo Termini Imerese
    • Catania
    • Pozzallo
    • Messina
    • Milazzo
    • Trapani
    • Porto Empedocle
    • Marsala
  • Can you take pets on the ferry to Sicily?

    Yes, passengers are allowed to bring pets onboard the ferries with certain ferry companies. However, please ensure that you have read all the operator guidelines on pets before travelling. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with the following operators

Routes and Ports in Sicily

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