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There are 4 ways to get from Lamezia Terme to Lipari by train, ferry, bus or car ferry

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Recommended option

Train, ferry via Messina  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Lamezia Terme to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima V14 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Lipari

€30 - €82

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Lamezia Terme C. to Milazzo Ic
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Lipari

€23 - €52

2 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme to Villa San Giovanni Rome
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Lipari

€26 - €55

Bus, car ferry, ferry  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme to Villa San Giovanni 590 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari

€34 - €82

Lamezia Terme to Lipari by train, ferry and walk

The journey time between Lamezia Terme and Lipari is around 6h 17m and covers a distance of around 199 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 30m. Services are operated by ItaloTreno, Blue Jet, Trenitalia and others. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 17m
Fastest journey time:
4h 30m
Journey distance:
199 km
Services per week:
21
Cheapest price:
€30
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:32
Last service departs at:
22:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lamezia Terme to Lipari train, ferry and walk schedules

Lamezia Terme → Lipari
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lipari is 1500.

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Last updated: 5 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Lamezia Terme to Lipari is to train and ferry which costs €23 - €55 and takes 6h 19m.

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The fastest way to get from Lamezia Terme to Lipari is to train and ferry via Messina. Taking this option will cost €30 - €85 and takes 4h 21m.

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The distance between Lamezia Terme and Lipari is 130 km.

The best way to get from Lamezia Terme to Lipari without a car is to train and ferry via Messina which takes 4h 21m and costs €30 - €85.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Lamezia Terme to Lipari, including transfers.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Lipari. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Lamezia Terme to Lipari.
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  • Distance: 129.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Lamezia Terme, Italy and Lipari, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Lamezia Terme to Lipari. However, you can take the train to Villa San Giovanni, take the walk to Villa San Giovanni, take the ferry to Messina Marittima, take the walk to Messina Centrale, take the train to Milazzo, take the walk to Milazzo, then take the ferry to Lipari. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Lamezia Terme to Lipari via Lamezia Terme C., Milazzo, and Milazzo in around 6h 19m.

Train operators
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Lamezia Terme to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
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 Milazzo
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lamezia Terme to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
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
Ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Phone
0923.873813
Email
callcenter@libertylines.it
Website
libertylines.it
Ferry from Milazzo to Lipari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Navigazione Generale Italiana S.p.A
Phone
800 250000
Email
reclami@ngi-spa.it
Website
ngi-spa.it
Ferry from Milazzo to Lipari
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14
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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