There are 3 ways to get from Palermo to Panarea by ferry, train or bus and ferry

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  •  5 h

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Santa Marina Salina
  2. Take the ferry from Santa Marina Salina to Panarea

$65 - $107

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Milazzo Rv / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Vulcano
  3. Take the ferry from Vulcano to Panarea

$48 - $101

1 alternative option

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Milazzo
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Vulcano
  3. Take the ferry from Vulcano to Panarea

$101 - $161

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Panarea is to train and ferry which costs 40€ - 90€ and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Panarea is to ferry which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 5 h.

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The distance between Palermo and Panarea is 162 km.

It takes approximately 5 h to get from Palermo to Panarea, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Palermo to Panarea. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Panarea via Santa Marina Salina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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What companies run services between Palermo, Italy and Panarea, Sicily, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Palermo to Panarea. However, you can take the ferry to Santa Marina Salina then take the ferry to Panarea. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Palermo to Panarea via Milazzo, Milazzo, and Vulcano in around 5 h 56 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Phone
0923.873813
Email
callcenter@libertylines.it
Website
libertylines.it
Ferry from Palermo to Santa Marina Salina
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
libertylines.it
Ferry from Santa Marina Salina to Panarea
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
libertylines.it
Ferry from Milazzo to Vulcano
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
libertylines.it
Ferry from Vulcano to Panarea
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
libertylines.it
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Ferry from Salina to Panarea
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
www.snav.it
Ferry from Vulcano to Panarea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Book at
www.snav.it
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
siremar.it
Ferry from Salina to Panarea
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
siremar.it

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