There are 6 ways to get from Catania to Lipari by bus, ferry, train, bus and ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania Airport to Messina - Piazza Repubblica
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari

$46 - $68

Cheapest option

Train, ferry via Milazzo  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Lipari

$39 - $58

4 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari

$47 - $69

Train, ferry via Milazzo #2  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Vulcano
  3. Take the ferry from Vulcano to Lipari

$46 - $95

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Messina
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Vulcano
  3. Take the ferry from Vulcano to Lipari

$160 - $251

Drive, ferry  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Catania to Milazzo
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Lipari

$40 - $56

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Lipari is to drive and ferry which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Lipari is to drive and ferry which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Catania and Lipari is 109 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Catania to Lipari, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Lipari, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Catania to Lipari. However, you can take the bus to Messina - Piazza Repubblica, take the walk to Messina Marittima, then take the ferry to Lipari. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Catania to Lipari via Messina Centrale and Messina Marittima in around 4 h 8 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania Airport to Messina - Piazza Repubblica
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Messina
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Phone
0923.873813
Email
callcenter@libertylines.it
Website
libertylines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
libertylines.it
Ferry from Milazzo to Lipari
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
libertylines.it
Ferry from Milazzo to Vulcano
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
libertylines.it
Ferry from Vulcano to Lipari
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
libertylines.it
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Ferry from Vulcano to Lipari
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
www.snav.it

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