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There are 3 ways to get from Naples to Stromboli by ferry, train or bus

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

Ferry

  1. Take the ferry from Napoli Mergellina to Stromboli

2 alternative options

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
  2. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Stromboli

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Naples to Messina
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Stromboli

Naples to Stromboli by ferry

The ferry journey time between Naples and Stromboli is around 5h 43m and covers a distance of around 245 km. The fastest ferry normally takes 4h 30m. Operated by SNAV and Siremar, the Naples to Stromboli ferry service departs from Napoli Mergellina and arrives in Stromboli. Typically nine ferries run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Ferry route information

Average ferry time:
5h 43m
Fastest ferry time:
4h 30m
Ferry distance:
245 km
Ferries per week:
9
Cheapest price:
€35
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last ferries

First ferry departs at:
14:30
Last ferry departs at:
20:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Naples to Stromboli ferry schedules

Naples → Stromboli
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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Nationwide control measures in place
Inter-regional travel is permitted
Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

COVID-19 help in Italy

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1500

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stromboli is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Stromboli is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Stromboli is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Naples to Stromboli is to bus and ferry which costs €40 - €55 and takes 10h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Naples to Stromboli is to ferry which takes 4h 30m and costs €35 - €60.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Napoli Mergellina and arriving at Stromboli. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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The distance between Naples and Stromboli is 242 km.

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The best way to get from Naples to Stromboli without a car is to ferry which takes 4h 30m and costs €35 - €60.

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The ferry from Napoli Mergellina to Stromboli takes 4h 30m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Stromboli. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Stromboli.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 242.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 30m

What companies run services between Naples, Italy and Stromboli, Italy?

SNAV operates a ferry from Napoli Mergellina to Stromboli twice daily. Tickets cost €35 - €55 and the journey takes 4h 30m. Siremar also services this route twice a week.

Train operators
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 Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €80
Base Premium
€70 - €100
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 Napoli Centrale to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €75
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€28 - €40
Smart Low Cost
€26 - €40
Smart Flex
€50 - €75
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 Naples to Messina
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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
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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
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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