There are 5 ways to get from Tropea to Lipari by taxi, car ferry, 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

Taxi, car ferry, ferry  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tropea to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari

$156 - $236

Cheapest option

Train, car ferry, ferry  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Rosarno to Villa S.Giovanni Reg / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari

$38 - $105

3 alternative options

Ferry  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the ferry from Vibo Valentia to Lipari

$47 - $62

Train, ferry  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Rosarno to Villa S.Giovanni Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Vulcano
  4. Take the ferry from Vulcano to Lipari

$40 - $99

Line 241 bus, bus, ferry  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 241 bus from Tropea to Vibo Valentia 241 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vibo Valentia to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Vulcano
  4. Take the ferry from Vulcano to Lipari

$161 - $251

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tropea to Lipari is to train and car ferry and ferry which costs 30€ - 95€ and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tropea to Lipari is to taxi and car ferry and ferry which costs 130€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Tropea and Lipari is 85 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Tropea to Lipari, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Tropea to Lipari.
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  • Distance: 53.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

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

There is no direct connection from Tropea to Lipari. However, you can take the taxi to Villa San Giovanni, take the car ferry to Messina Marittima, then take the ferry to Lipari. Alternatively, Liberty Lines S.P.A. operates a ferry from Tropea to Lipari twice a week. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 15 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 Rosarno to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Vibo Valentia to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Phone
0923.873813
Email
callcenter@libertylines.it
Website
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
eng.libertylines.it
Ferry from Vibo Valentia to Lipari
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
Ferry from Milazzo to Vulcano
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
Ferry from Vulcano to Lipari
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Ferry from Vulcano to Lipari
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
www.snav.it
Other operators
Taxi from Tropea to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Taxi
Phone
+39 0963 41490

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