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There are 3 ways to get from Trapani to Panarea (Island) by bus and ferry, ferry, bus or train

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Recommended option

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Trapani to Milazzo
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

30€ - 63€

2 alternative options

Bus and ferry, ferry via Milazzo  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Trapani to Milazzo
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

33€ - 46€

Bus, train, ferry  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Trapani - Via Marsala to Palermo Centrale Station
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Milazzo Re / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

Trapani → Panarea (Island)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Panarea (Island) is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Panarea (Island) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Panarea (Island) is 1 metre.

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

Last updated: 24 Feb 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Trapani to Panarea (Island) is to bus and ferry and ferry, which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Trapani to Panarea (Island) is to bus and ferry and ferry which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 7h 20m.

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The distance between Trapani and Panarea (Island) is 231 km.

The best way to get from Trapani to Panarea (Island) without a car is to bus and ferry and ferry which takes 7h 20m and costs 30€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Trapani to Panarea (Island), including transfers.

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There are 319+ hotels available in Panarea (Island). Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Trapani to Panarea (Island).
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  • Distance: 231.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Trapani, Italy and Panarea (Island), Italy?

There is no direct connection from Trapani to Panarea (Island). However, you can take the bus and ferry to Milazzo, take the walk to Milazzo, then take the ferry to Panarea. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Trapani to Panarea (Island) via Milazzo and Milazzo in around 7h 55m.

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 Milazzo
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 26€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
23€ - 26€
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 Palermo Centrale to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Trapani to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Segesta Autolinee
Phone
06 164 160, +39091342525
Email
info@segesta.it
Website
segesta.it
Bus from Trapani - Via Marsala to Palermo Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
segesta.it
Ferry operators
Navigazione Generale Italiana S.p.A
Phone
800 250000
Email
reclami@ngi-spa.it
Website
ngi-spa.it
Ferry from Milazzo to Panarea
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
17€
Website
Navigazione Generale Italiana S.p.A

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