Vulcano
Messina
Ferries to Sicily
Open Ticket??

Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

Open Ticket?

Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

Trip Details
Outbound
Round Trip

Latest offers for Vulcano - Messina

Ferry from Vulcano to Messina

There is usually 2 daily and 13 weekly sailings between Vulcano and Messina. This ferry route is operated by Liberty Lines Fast Ferries. Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Vulcano Messina ferries.

Ferry times from Vulcano to Messina

The earliest Vulcano Messina ferry sailings typically depart Vulcano at around 06:25. The average sailing time is approximately 1h 40m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 30m.

Ferry prices from Vulcano to Messina

Vulcano Messina ferry prices typically range between $29* and $196*. The average price is typically $104*. The cheapest Vulcano Messina ferry prices start from $28*. The average price for a foot passenger is $104*.

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

How far is Vulcano to Messina?

The distance between Vulcano to Messina is approximately 44.2 miles (71.2km) or 38.4 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Vulcano Messina ferry?

No ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel onboard between Vulcano and Messina.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Vulcano to Messina?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Liberty Lines Fast Ferries between Vulcano and Messina.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Aeolian Islands to Sicily page.
Why use Direct Ferries?
category
Ferries from 4412 routes and 901 ports worldwide
category
Trusted by over 2.5 million customers
category
We arrange over 1.2 million ferry crossings / year
category
We check up to 1 million prices for our customers daily
Vulcano - Messina Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 1
Operators Liberty Lines Fast Ferries
Average Price $104*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 13
Average Sailing Duration 1h 40m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 30m
First Ferry 06:25
Last Ferry 16:15
Distance 38 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 Vulcano to Messina?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Vulcano to Messina is approximately 1h 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 Vulcano to Messina?

The average price of a ferry from Vulcano to Messina is approximately $86. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Vulcano to Messina can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Vulcano to Messina?

There is 1 ferry operator for Vulcano to Messina and this is
  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Vulcano to Messina?

Ferries from Vulcano to Messina 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 Vulcano to Messina?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Vulcano to Messina with
  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Vulcano to Messina?

No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Vulcano to Messina?

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
  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries

How far is Messina from Vulcano?

Vulcano to Messina is approximately 38 nautical miles distance apart.

Vulcano Guide

The small Italian volcanic island of Vulcano lies in the Tyrrhenian Sea and is around 25 km to the north of Sicily, and is the most southerly of the eight islands that make up the Aeolian Islands. The island is only around 21 sq. km and its highest point is just under 500 m above sea level. There are a number of volcanos on the island, and includes one of four active, non-submarine, volcanoes in Italy. The most recent volcanic activity is the Gran Cratere at the top of the Fossa cone, the cone having grown in the Lentia Caldera in the middle of the island, and has had at least 9 major eruptions in the last 6,000 years. However, the island's volcanoes have been quiet since around 1890 when Fossa erupted and deposited around 5 meters of pyroclastic material on the summit. The island is also famous for its hot springs which are located a short walk from the harbour. For the brave, visitors are able to walk to the crater of a volcano where you can observe smoke coming out of the ground!

Hydrofoil and ferry services connect Vulcano to the other Aeolian Islands and to Sicily and the mainland. Access from Milazzo in Sicily is convenient, as Vulcano is the boat's first stop from there as they continue to the other islands.


Messina Guide

Messina is an Italian city and is sometimes referred to as 'the door of Sicily' and lies on the Strait of Messina in the north east of Sicily. The city's port has played an important role in the city's growth and fortunes and supports tourism for the city and surrounding area and is also home to commercial and military shipyards. Since 1548, Messina has been a Roman Catholic Archdiocese and Archimandrite and is also home to the University of Messina which was founded in 1548 by Ignatius of Loyola. A popular tourist attraction in the city is the 12th century cathedral which guards the remains of King Conrad who was ruler of Germany and Sicily during the 13th century. Following a huge earthquake in 1908 the cathedral had to be almost completely rebuilt between 1919-1920 and then again in 1943 following a fire that was caused by Allied bombing during the Second World War.

Ferry services from Messina operate to one of two ports in Calabria (Villa San Giovanni and Reggio Calabria) or on a longer ferry ride to Salerno, just south of Naples.


Vulcano to Messina Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 06:25 07:55 1 hour 30 minutes Everyday
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 11:00 12:30 1 hour 30 minutes Everyday
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 16:15 18:25 2 hours 10 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
The quickest way to make & manage your booking

Download the Direct Ferries app or manage your booking online through My Account

App

Customer Service

Visit our customer service page to find useful information on travelling by ferry, our FAQs, and how to contact us for help with your booking