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There are 4 ways to get from Vibo Valentia to Panarea (Island) by train, ferry, bus, car ferry 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

Train, ferry  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Vibo Valentia-Pizzo to Villa S.Giovanni Re / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima V1 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

29€ - 79€

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry, ferry  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Vibo Valentia to Villa S. Giovanni
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Milazzo
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

24€ - 34€

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, ferry  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Vibo Valentia, Vibo Valentia to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

29€ - 78€

Train, ferry via Gioia Tauro  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Gioia Tauro to Milazzo Ic
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

26€ - 35€

Vibo Valentia → Panarea (Island)
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The cheapest way to get from Vibo Valentia to Panarea (Island) is to bus and bus and ferry and ferry which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 6h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Vibo Valentia to Panarea (Island) is to train and ferry which costs 29€ - 80€ and takes 6h 42m.

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The distance between Vibo Valentia and Panarea (Island) is 90 km.

The best way to get from Vibo Valentia to Panarea (Island) without a car is to train and ferry which takes 6h 42m and costs 29€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Vibo Valentia 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 Vibo Valentia to Panarea (Island).
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  • Distance: 89.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 42m

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

There is no direct connection from Vibo Valentia to Panarea (Island). However, you can take the line 247 bus to Stazione Vibo-Pizzo, take the walk to Vibo Valentia-Pizzo, take the train to Villa S.Giovanni, take the walk to Villa S.Giovanni, take the ferry to Messina Marittima, take the walk to Messina Centrale, take the train to Milazzo, take the walk to Milazzo, then take the ferry to Panarea. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Vibo Valentia to Panarea (Island) via Villa San Giovanni, Villa San Giovanni, Messina Marittima, Messina Centrale, Milazzo, and Milazzo in around 6h 48m.

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 Vibo Valentia-Pizzo to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
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 Vibo Valentia-Pizzo to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Train from Gioia Tauro to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
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 Vibo Valentia-Pizzo to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 14€
Base Standard
23€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
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 Vibo Valentia, Vibo Valentia to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry 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
Ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
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
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 40€
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
2€ - 7€
Moto
16€ - 22€
Car
30€ - 40€

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