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There are 11 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lipari by plane, train, ferry, car ferry, bus, 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

Fly to Catania, train, ferry  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Catania (CTA) FRA - CTA
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Lipari

$126 - $434

Cheapest option

Fly to Naples, ferry  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Naples (NAP) FRA - NAP
  2. Take the ferry from Napoli Mergellina to Lipari

$112 - $379

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Fly to Lamezia Terme, train, car ferry, ferry  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) FRA - SUF
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari

$135 - $500

Fly to Palermo, train, ferry  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Palermo (PMO) FRA - PMO
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Milazzo
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Lipari

$122 - $344

Fly to Reggio Calabria, ferry  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Reggio Calabria (REG) FRA - REG
  2. Take the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari

$227 - $699

Train, ferry via Napoli Piazza Garibaldi  •  21 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale Fr
  4. Take the ferry from Napoli Mergellina to Lipari

$198 - $464

Train, ferry  •  23 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milazzo Ic / ...
  5. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Lipari

$225 - $460

Train Trenitalia Intercity, ferry  •  29 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Milazzo Icn
  4. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Lipari

$245 - $445

Bus Busitalia Simet S.p.A., bus and ferry, ferry  •  31 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cosenza to Milazzo
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Lipari

$204 - $305

Bus, bus and ferry Eurolines CH, ferry  •  31 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Zurich N07 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Zurich to Messina
  3. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari

$174 - $228

Drive, ferry  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Napoli Mergellina
  2. Take the ferry from Napoli Mergellina to Lipari

$252 - $383

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lipari is to fly and ferry which costs 95€ - 330€ and takes 10 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lipari is to fly and train and ferry which costs 100€ - 380€ and takes 7 h 52 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Lipari is 1383 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lipari without a car is to train and ferry which takes 21 h 19 min and costs 170€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lipari, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Ryanair, Condor Flugdienst, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 458+ hotels available in Lipari. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lipari.
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  • Distance: 864.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 52 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Lipari, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lipari. However, you can fly to Catania, take the walk to Catania Airport, take the bus to Catania via Archimede, take the walk to Catania Centrale, take the train to Messina Centrale, take the train to Milazzo, take the walk to Milazzo, then take the ferry to Lipari. Alternatively, you can fly to Lamezia Terme, take the walk to Lamezia Terme Airport, take the bus to Lamezia Terme Centrale Station, take the walk to Lamezia Terme Centrale, take the train to Villa S.Giovanni, take the walk to Villa San Giovanni, take the car ferry to Messina Marittima, then take the ferry to Lipari.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Turin, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Verona, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Nice, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Venice, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Bologna, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Florence, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Naples, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Munich, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Frankfurt to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Munich, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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
Train from Roma Termini to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
17 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $18
Train from Palermo Centrale to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Phone
+39 098 3520 315
Email
info@fsbusitaliafast.it
Website
fsbusitaliafast.it
Bus from Frankfurt to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
23 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
simetspa.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Zurich to Messina
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Phone
0923.873813
Email
callcenter@libertylines.it
Website
libertylines.it
Ferry from Milazzo to Lipari
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
eng.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 Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Ferry from Napoli Mergellina to Lipari
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
www.snav.it
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it

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