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There are 4 ways to get from Brindisi to Panarea (Island) by bus, ferry, bus and ferry, plane, train or car ferry

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Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  10h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Brindisi to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

50€ - 70€

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry, ferry  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Brindisi to Nova Siri
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Nova Siri to Milazzo
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

42€ - 82€

2 alternative options

Fly to Lamezia Terme, train, car ferry, ferry  •  11h 55m

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) BDS - SUF
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

110€ - 262€

Fly to Reggio Calabria, car ferry, ferry  •  12h

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Reggio Calabria (REG) BDS - REG
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

119€ - 437€

Brindisi → Panarea (Island)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Panarea (Island) is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Brindisi to Panarea (Island) is to bus and bus and ferry and ferry which costs 40€ - 85€ and takes 11h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Brindisi to Panarea (Island) is to bus and ferry which takes 10h 44m and costs 45€ - 70€.

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The distance between Brindisi and Panarea (Island) is 331 km.

The best way to get from Brindisi to Panarea (Island) without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 10h 44m and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 10h 44m to get from Brindisi to Panarea (Island), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Brindisi Airport to Lamezia Terme Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Swiss, Edelweiss Air, Neos and three other airlines offer flights from Brindisi Airport to Lamezia Terme Airport.

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There are 319+ hotels available in Panarea (Island). Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Brindisi to Brindisi Airport is to bus which takes 7 min and costs 1€.

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Map of how to get from Brindisi to Panarea (Island).
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  • Distance: 331 km
  • Duration: 10h 44m

What companies run services between Brindisi, Italy and Panarea (Island), Italy?

There is no direct connection from Brindisi to Panarea (Island). However, you can take the bus to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica, take the walk to Messina Centrale, take the train to Milazzo, take the walk to Milazzo, then take the ferry to Panarea. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Brindisi to Panarea (Island) via Nova Siri, Nova Siri, Milazzo, and Milazzo in around 11h 15m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Lamezia Terme via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 270€
Flights from Brindisi to Lamezia Terme via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 270€
Flights from Brindisi to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 330€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Lamezia Terme via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 900€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Lamezia Terme via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Flights from Brindisi to Lamezia Terme via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brindisi to Lamezia Terme via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
230€ - 1500€
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
13€ - 15€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 16€
Base Standard
26€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
Bus operators
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Brindisi to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
InterSaj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Brindisi to Nova Siri
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 18€
Schedules at
saj.it
Book at
intersajticket.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Nova Siri to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Navigazione Generale Italiana S.p.A
Phone
800 250000
Email
reclami@ngi-spa.it
Website
ngi-spa.it
Ferry from Milazzo to Panarea
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
17€
Website
Navigazione Generale Italiana S.p.A
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 40€
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
2€ - 7€
Moto
16€ - 22€
Car
30€ - 40€

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