There are 5 ways to get from Palermo to Stromboli by train, ferry, bus and ferry, car ferry 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

Train, ferry  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Stromboli

$62 - $96

4 alternative options

Ferry  •  5 h 40 min

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

$68 - $90

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Milazzo
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Stromboli

$97 - $135

Ferry, carferry  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Rinella
  2. Take the carferry from Rinella to Stromboli via Rinella

$91 - $105

Bus, ferry  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica A/19-A/20
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Stromboli

$82 - $111

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct ferry from Palermo to Stromboli. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Stromboli via Salina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Palermo and Stromboli is 182 km.

The best way to get from Palermo to Stromboli without a car is to train and ferry which takes 5 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Palermo to Stromboli, including transfers.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Stromboli. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Stromboli.
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  • Distance: 113.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

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

There is no direct connection from Palermo to Stromboli. However, you can take the train to Messina Centrale, take the walk to Messina Marittima, then take the ferry to Stromboli. Alternatively, you can take a ferry from Palermo to Stromboli via Santa Marina Salina and Salina in around 5 h 40 min.

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 Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$31 - $36
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
SAIS Autolinee
Ferry operators
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Phone
0923.873813
Email
callcenter@libertylines.it
Website
libertylines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Stromboli
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
Ferry from Palermo to Santa Marina Salina
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
Ferry from Salina to Stromboli
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
Ferry from Milazzo to Stromboli
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
Ferry from Palermo to Rinella
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
siremar.it
Car ferry from Rinella to Stromboli
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
siremar.it

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