Palermo to Genoa Ferry
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3 crossings weekly18 hr 46 min
Cheap Palermo to Genoa prices
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Based on bookings travelling this week with a car.
Getting the best price for your Palermo to Genoa ferry
With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Palermo to Genoa. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.
If you're not sure if the Palermo to Genoa route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Palermo to Genoa ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Palermo to Genoa is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.
Palermo has been the capital of Sicily since long before the Ancient Greeks. It reached its cultural height during the Arab occupation, when it became known for the high quality of its mosques and palaces and their vibrant gardens, many of which are still worth a visit today. Today, it is also the home of several important wine makers.
Genoa Ferry Port is in a strategic location for all the tourists and commerce and has always acted as a connecting point between Continental Europe and the Mediterranean. Spain, Morocco, Corsica, Sardinia and Tunisia are all well connected from Genoa Ferry Port.
31 Jul 2019Fine until disembarkation
Checking in at Palermo port was a bit chaotic. On board when we were called for disembarkation (which was 45 minutes to an hour too soon) we went to a lounge where there were too many people and not enough seats. The call should have been delayed for say 30 - 45 minutes to avoid the crush.
Review by STEPHEN BOULTON
02 Jun 2019Good value for money
If you are thinking of driving north through Italy or getting the ferry, it is well worth getting the ferry. Cabins clean and comfortable, ferry good, staff busy but friendly. The only down side was the loading and unloading which was somewhat chaotic.
Review by Anon
13 Aug 2017Could do better
Check in was a nightmare. No indication of where you should go. Enormous lorries being made to turn round. Being shouted at by officials for not moving where they told us to when it was unclear what they were trying to tell us. Once on boat all ok. Very nice lady in cafeteria was helpful. Good size comfortable cabin. Big delay getting into Genoa port which made us late for a dinner we were due to attend.
Review by Caroline U
22 Feb 2017Average trip
Check in staff at Palermo were rude and barked that we should come back at 6pm to check in as we were too early. I heard them doing the same with Italian people. Facilities at Palermo port are atrocious, 1 dirty bar with rude staff and a dirty toilet with no light or toilet paper. Onboard is basic. The buffet food is cold and sub standard. The pet friendly cabin is superb, clean, warm, with a good shower. Overall, good value for money and an opportunity for a good rest before a long drive.
Review by Anon
15 Feb 2017Good value
A very pleasant experience. We travelled with 2 dogs and opted for an outside cabin. It was very clean, comfy beds and had good facilities. Staff on board where helpful and welcoming even with the language barrier. We would recommend using this service. We travelled from Sicily to Genoa and overall we had a very relaxing trip and we was left refreshed for our ongoing journey to the UK.
Review by BRIAN COOPER
Palermo to Genoa Popular Questions
Want to know more about your journey from Palermo to Genoa? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.
How long does the ferry from Palermo to Genoa take?
The average journey time by ferry between Palermo to Genoa is 20 hrs 30 min. The journey time may vary, so use our booking engine on this page to search for a specific travel date.
How fast does the ferry from Palermo to Genoa travel?
The fastest journey time by ferry from Palermo to Genoa is 20 hrs 30 min, with Grandi Navi Veloci.
What time does the first ferry from Palermo to Genoa leave?
The first ferry from Palermo to Genoa leaves at 21:30 with Grandi Navi Veloci. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
What time does the last ferry from Palermo to Genoa leave?
The last ferry from Palermo to Genoa leaves at 23:59 with Grandi Navi Veloci. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
Which ferry companies operate between Palermo to Genoa?
Ferries travelling from Palermo to Genoa are operated by Grandi Navi Veloci.
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If you're looking for the return journey, check out Genoa to Palermo.