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There are 11 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lipari by plane, ferry, train, 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 Reggio Calabria, ferry  •  8h 48m

  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

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Fly to Naples, ferry  •  10h 58m

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

$112 - $379

9 alternative options

Fly to Lamezia Terme, train, car ferry, ferry  •  7h 48m

  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 Catania, train, ferry  •  8h 47m

  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

$117 - $426

Fly to Palermo, train, ferry  •  9h 36m

  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

Train, ferry via Napoli Piazza Garibaldi  •  21h 18m

  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 - $462

Train, ferry  •  23h 57m

  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 - $458

Train Trenitalia Intercity, ferry  •  29h 4m

  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 - $443

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

  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  •  31h 55m

  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  •  19h 55m

  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 10h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lipari is to fly and train and car ferry and ferry which costs 110€ - 440€ and takes 7h 48m.

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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 21h 18m and costs 170€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 8h 48m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Lipari, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Frankfurt Airport to Reggio Calabria Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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Blue Air, Blue Panorama Airlines, Lufthansa and Alitalia offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Reggio Calabria Airport.

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There are 426+ hotels available in Lipari. Prices start at $60 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: 8h 48m

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 Reggio Calabria, take the walk to Reggio di Calabria - Airport, take the line 28 bus to Reggio di Calabria - Viale Zerbi Incrocio Boccioni, take the walk to Reggio Calabria, take the ferry to Messina Marittima, 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 Train 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, take the walk to Messina Marittima, then take the ferry to Lipari.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Turin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Reggio Calabria via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $18
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Palermo Centrale to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
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
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Once 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
6h 49m
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
4h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
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
4h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
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 Roma Termini to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
17h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
23h 46m
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
3h 24m
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
7h
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
21h 10m
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 Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
Ferry from Milazzo to Lipari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Ferry from Napoli Mergellina to Lipari
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
www.snav.it

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