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Book a cheap ferry to Sicily from mainland Italy, Tunisia, Malta and between the Aegadian Islands. All Sicily ferry routes and companies.

You can use AFerry.co.uk to book ferries to Sicily from various points in mainland Italy, Malta, Tunisia and to and from the Aegadian Islands which lay off the northwest coast of the island. Using AFerry.co.uk, you will always get a great deal on your ferry to Sicily. See below for timetables and the latest special offers.

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  • Tunis - Palermo

    • 1 x Foot Passenger(s) Return
      Travel: 05/03/2017 - 01/04/2017
    • from: £48
    • Grimaldi Lines
    • passenger(s)

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  • Messina - Villa San Giovanni

    • Car + 2 Return
      Travel: 26/12/2016 - 26/12/2016
    • from: £33
    • Caronte & Tourist
    • passenger(s)

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  • Messina - Villa San Giovanni

    • Car + 4 Return
      Travel: 26/12/2016 - 26/12/2016
    • from: £29
    • Caronte & Tourist
    • passenger(s)

How to book your ferry to Sicily

Booking a ferry to or from Sicily couldn't be easier with AFerry.co.uk. You can either use the booking form at the top left of the page. Or, if you see a price you like on the left, just select the number of passengers and click go.


More About Sicily

Sicily is a popular destination with tourists from all over the world who flock to Sicily's beautiful beaches and stunning views. Experience all that Sicily has to offer, from Arab-influenced architecture to the imposing Mount Etna.

Sicily Travel Guide

Home to Mt. Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe, Sicily is a rugged, Mediterranean island belonging to Italy, yet still remains its individuality in terms of art, architecture and cuisine (Sicily being among one of the great dessert-makers in Italy).

A ruggedly beautiful mountainous island to the south of Italy, Sicily boasts everything from volcanoes to picturesque villages to isolated beaches. The long history of being invaded by pretty much every regional superpower also means that it is a cultural melee of interesting influences.


Travel in Sicily

Getting around in Italy should pose no problem. The main roads are quick, easy and well constructed and, although the mountainous roads are somewhat more remote, they are none-the-less easily accessible to most tourists.

Public transport is good, with efficient buses and trains that run on regular timetables. Do be aware, however, that public transport services may be less frequent on Sundays than during the rest of the week. As with much of continental Europe, train tickets should always be validated on the platform before getting onto the train. A few of the bigger cities, notably Catania, have small underground networks.

Mount Etna on Sicily
Mount Etna is one of the most active volcanos in Europe

Things to see in Sicily

The Valley of the Temples, south of modern day Agrigento, is well worth a visit. Here, you can discover the ruins of six ancient temples. There is an audio tour and a museum to help you better understand the amazing spectacle that you are seeing. Remember to take some bottled water if you are visiting in summer, for the weather takes no prisoners in Sicily!

The city of Catania lies at the base of Mount Etna, from where you can ascend one of southern Europe's last remaining active volcanoes. You can either choose to go with the normal tourists or, for a bit of extra cost, hire a volcanologist who will allow you to go a little bit more off the beaten path. The mountain is more than 3,000 metres above sea level, so it'll be cool even in the middle of summer - unless it is erupting, when it'll be considerably warmer!

A lot of food thought as being `Italian' is in actual fact from Sicily. This includes cannoli, ricotta and pine nut and almond biscuits. Much of this food comes with Arabic influences, thereby giving you the best of best worlds. Therefore, you should come to Sicily hungry and ready to be fed.

The city of Catania lies at the base of Mount Etna, from where you can ascend one of southern Europe's last remaining active volcanoes.

AFerry.co.uk offers the best way to find the cheapest ferry routes to Sicily with its easy to use booking form. Begin your holiday on a ferry and start relaxing straight away!

Ferries to Sicily Timetables & Sailing Information

  • Messina - Salerno (Caronte & Tourist)

  • Salerno - Messina (Caronte & Tourist)

  • Messina - Villa San Giovanni (Caronte & Tourist)

    • Timetable
    • up to 32 crossings per day
    • 20mins
    • Caronte & Tourist
  • Villa San Giovanni - Messina (Caronte & Tourist)

    • Timetable
    • up to 31 crossings per day
    • 20mins
    • Caronte & Tourist
  • Civitavecchia - Termini Imerese (Grandi Navi Veloci)

  • Genoa - Palermo (Grandi Navi Veloci)

  • Napoli - Palermo (Grandi Navi Veloci)

    • Timetable
    • up to 2 crossings per day
    • from 10hrs 30mins
    • Grandi Navi Veloci
  • Termini Imerese - Civitavecchia (Grandi Navi Veloci)

    • Timetable
    • up to 2 crossings per week
    • 1day 15hrs
    • Grandi Navi Veloci
  • Salerno - Palermo (Grimaldi Lines)

    • Timetable
    • up to 2 crossings per week
    • 10hrs 30mins
    • Grimaldi Lines
  • Tunis - Palermo (Grimaldi Lines)

  • Favignana - Levanzo (Siremar)

  • Favignana - Marettimo (Siremar)

    • Timetable
    • up to 3 crossings per day
    • from 30mins
    • Siremar
  • Favignana - Trapani (Siremar)

    • Timetable
    • up to 8 crossings per day
    • from 30mins
    • Siremar
  • Levanzo - Favignana (Siremar)

    • Timetable
    • up to 14 crossings per day
    • 10mins
    • Siremar
  • Levanzo - Marettimo (Siremar)

    • Timetable
    • up to 6 crossings per day
    • from 25mins
    • Siremar
  • Levanzo - Trapani (Siremar)

    • Timetable
    • up to 16 crossings per day
    • from 25mins
    • Siremar
  • Marettimo - Favignana (Siremar)

  • Marettimo - Levanzo (Siremar)

  • Marettimo - Trapani (Siremar)

    • Timetable
    • up to 3 crossings per day
    • 1hr 15mins
    • Siremar
  • Trapani - Favignana (Siremar)

    • Timetable
    • up to 8 crossings per day
    • from 30mins
    • Siremar
  • Trapani - Levanzo (Siremar)

    • Timetable
    • up to 16 crossings per day
    • from 25mins
    • Siremar
  • Trapani - Marettimo (Siremar)

    • Timetable
    • up to 3 crossings per day
    • 1hr 15mins
    • Siremar
  • Cagliari - Palermo (Tirrenia di Navigazione)

  • Napoli - Palermo (Tirrenia di Navigazione)

    • Timetable
    • up to 7 crossings per week
    • 10hrs 15mins
    • Tirrenia di Navigazione
  • Catania - Napoli (TTT Lines)

  • Napoli - Catania (TTT Lines)

  • Favignana - Marsala (Ustica Lines)

  • Lipari - Messina (Ustica Lines)

    • Timetable
    • up to 6 crossings per week
    • 1hr 30mins
    • Ustica Lines
  • Rinella - Messina (Ustica Lines)

    • Timetable
    • up to 6 crossings per week
    • 2hrs 25mins
    • Ustica Lines
  • Salina Santa Marina - Messina (Ustica Lines)

    • Timetable
    • up to 6 crossings per week
    • 2hrs 40mins
    • Ustica Lines
  • Vulcano - Messina (Ustica Lines)

    • Timetable
    • up to 6 crossings per week
    • 1hr 50mins
    • Ustica Lines
  • Ginostra - Milazzo (Ustica Lines)

    • Timetable
    • up to 3 crossings per day
    • from 2hrs 5mins
    • Ustica Lines
  • Lipari - Milazzo (Ustica Lines)

    • Timetable
    • up to 14 crossings per day
    • from 1hr
    • Ustica Lines
  • Panarea - Milazzo (Ustica Lines)

    • Timetable
    • up to 4 crossings per day
    • from 1hr 35mins
    • Ustica Lines
  • Rinella - Milazzo (Ustica Lines)

    • Timetable
    • up to 10 crossings per day
    • from 1hr 35mins
    • Ustica Lines
  • Salina Santa Marina - Milazzo (Ustica Lines)

    • Timetable
    • up to 12 crossings per day
    • from 1hr 30mins
    • Ustica Lines
  • Stromboli - Milazzo (Ustica Lines)

    • Timetable
    • up to 4 crossings per day
    • from 2hrs 10mins
    • Ustica Lines
  • Vulcano - Milazzo (Ustica Lines)

    • Timetable
    • up to 14 crossings per day
    • from 45mins
    • Ustica Lines
  • Favignana - Trapani (Ustica Lines)

    • Timetable
    • up to 14 crossings per day
    • from 25mins
    • Ustica Lines
  • Levanzo - Trapani (Ustica Lines)

    • Timetable
    • up to 12 crossings per day
    • from 25mins
    • Ustica Lines
  • Marettimo - Trapani (Ustica Lines)

    • Timetable
    • up to 4 crossings per day
    • from 30mins
    • Ustica Lines
  • Catania - Malta (Virtu Ferries)

    • Timetable
    • up to 2 crossings per day
    • from 4hrs 15mins
    • Virtu Ferries
  • Malta - Catania (Virtu Ferries)

    • Timetable
    • up to 2 crossings per day
    • 4hrs 15mins
    • Virtu Ferries
  • Malta - Pozzallo (Virtu Ferries)

    • Timetable
    • up to 2 crossings per day
    • 1hr 45mins
    • Virtu Ferries
  • Pozzallo - Malta (Virtu Ferries)

    • Timetable
    • up to 2 crossings per day
    • 1hr 45mins
    • Virtu Ferries

All Ferries to Sicily Reviews

based on 171 reviews
  • 10 November 2016
    A good way to get to and from Palermo
    • Napoli to Palermo with Grandi Navi Veloci

      If you don't (or won't) fly, this is a pleasant alternative to travelling all the way down to Villa San Giovanni and then on to Palermo by train. The ships are fine - not as sophisticated as some we've travelled on, but perfectly acceptable, though there's quite a strong smell of diesel everywhere you go. The cabins were comfortable, and when we had a problem with the basin in one of them, it was attended to quickly and efficiently. But surely wi-fi access whould be free these days?

      Review by Anonymous, Couple.

  • 17 October 2016
    Bad experience
    • Tunis to Palermo with Grimaldi Lines

      Check in desk was closed 2 hrs prior departure and i missed the ferry

      Review by F.touazni, Solo Traveller.

  • 19 September 2016
    Ferry Crossing to Sicily
    • Villa San Giovanni to Messina with Caronte & Tourist

      The crossing to Sicily was perfect and no problem. However the journey back was horrendous. The queues extended back to the motorway all the way through the town of Messina with 4 lanes of stationary traffic. I understand this might have been the busiest weekend of the year. But it would be worth warning travellers that they may not get the ferry they booked. If you have to connect to a flight - allow plenty of time.!! The scrabble for the ferry was awful.

      Review by Geoff Pierson, Couple.

  • 17 August 2016
    Vacation travel turned into a 16 hour torture
    • Salerno to Palermo with Grimaldi Lines

      The ferry departed 5 hours late. There were no Grimaldi people to explain this and security hardly speak English and do not know the answers. Check in is not trivial. People were sleeping on the floor blocking access to some doors. You cannot leave your place because it will be taken over by someone else. The ferry arrived to Palermo after 1am. We accidently woke up at 2am to see that all other cars have already left the ferry.

      Review by Anonymous, Couple.

  • 22 June 2016
    Good
    • Napoli to Palermo with Tirrenia di Navigazione

      The best way to do this trip and save time.

      Review by Patricia Almeida, Family with young children.

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