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How to get  to  Lipari

By boat by hydrofoil from:


MILAZZO: 1hour by hydrofoil – 2 hours by ferry ( shipping lines: Siremar - Ustica Lines NGI)

MESSINA: 1,30 hour by hydrofoil (shipping line: Ustica Lines)

REGGIO CALABRIA: 2 hours by hydrofoil (shipping line: Ustica Lines)

PALERMO: 4 hours by hydrofoil( shipping line: Ustica Lines)

NAPLES: 6,30 hours by hydrofoil – 12 hours by ferry (shipping lines: Snav, Alilauro and Siremar)


Shipping Companies:



Ustica Lines






The nearest mainland train station is Milazzo.




Please note: in Lipari it is prohibited to bring vehicles ( other than residents vehicles) during the month of August. So if you wish to bring your car or motorcycle with you please let us know in order to arrange for the pass which will be sent to you. Cars and motorcycles are embarked from the port of Milazzo and Naples.




Fly to Catania Fontanarossa – Reggio Calabria - Palermo Punta Raisi – Trapani – Naples.


Airport Shuttle - Milazzo:




The price in the summer season (from 1st April to 30th September) is € 25,00 per person.
The price in the winter season (from 1st October to 31st March) is € 35,00 per person.
The tarrif for passenger travelling alone is doubled except the months of July and August.
Journey time: approx. 2 hours.
Service to be booked.
Unused tickets are non-refundable!
Guests may use our hydrofoil and/or ferry booking service (Milazzo / Aeolian Islands).


This service costs € 2.50 per person and may also be requested directly from the bus company
Journey time: approx. 2 hours.
Service to be booked.
Unused tickets are non-refundable!



Reggio Calabria shuttle service from and to harbor:


  • Atam ( ticket is € 1,50 on board)



Private Coach: 1-4 persons from and to the airport:


Company: Adige Ph. +39 0909284547 – Mobile +39 3495736900


  • Catania – Milazzo € 120,00

  • Reggio Calabria – Milazzo € 190,00

  • Palermo – Milazzo € 220,00

  • Trapani – Milazzo € 280,00


Helicopter services:


Transfer by helicopter from all major airports in the South of Italy.

Connections with the Aeolian Islands, especially Panarea.


  • Airpanarea - tel: +39.340.3667214 / +39.090.9834428

  • Icarus - tel : +39.0968.53737 - Mob +39.348.1334972


Important to know:


Please note: all ferry services will charge 1€ fee per person for entry onto the island.

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