There are 5 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 to Messina - Piazza Repubblica A18
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari

$45 - $66

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

$36 - $76

3 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

$46 - $69

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Messina
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari

$97 - $136

Drive, ferry  •  2 h 39 min

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

$38 - $74

Questions & Answers

The distance between Catania and Lipari is 109 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Lipari without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 4 h 5 min and costs .

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

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There are 478+ hotels available in Lipari. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Lipari.
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  • Distance: 68.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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

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 Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
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
eng.libertylines.it
Ferry from Milazzo to Lipari
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
siremar.it
Ferry from Milazzo to Lipari
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
siremar.it

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