How to get from Messina to Lipari

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Recommended option

Taxi, ferry  •  1 h 37 min

$75 - $92

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Reg / ...

$23 - $34

1 alternative option

Ferry  •  1 h 45 min

$30 - $45

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

There is no direct connection from Messina to Lipari. However, you can take the taxi to Milazzo then take the ferry to Lipari. Alternatively, Liberty Lines S.P.A. operates a ferry from Messina to Lipari 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $7
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
$20 - $27
Schedules at
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
Other operators
Taxi from Messina to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Taxi Messina
Phone
+39 335 586 1290
Website
taximessina.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Messina and Lipari is 60 km.

The cheapest way to get from Messina to Lipari is to train and ferry which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 2 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Messina to Lipari is to taxi and ferry which takes 1 h 37 min and costs 60€ - 80€.

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Messina Marittima and arriving at Lipari. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Messina to Lipari, including transfers.