To reach the Aeolian Islands you can travel by hydrofoil, by ferry or by helicopter.
To reach the Aeolian Islands, you can fly to Catania, Naples, Palermo or Reggio Calabria airports; by sea, you can travel via hydrofoil from the ports of Naples, Messina, Milazzo, Palermo and Reggio Calabria and by ferry from the ports of Naples and Milazzo.
From Reggio Calabria airport – Aeroporto dello Stretto.
From Catania airport – Fontanarossa
From Palermo airport – Punta Raisi
› Shuttle services are available on demand for two people minimum from Catania Fontanarossa airport (1,40h)/ Palermo (3h) to Milazzo port, where you will find several hydrofoils and ferries to Aeolian Islands. For more information, please click here
› From Messina with your car by ferryboat:
It is necessary to reach Milazzo port by car via motorway (1h). Once arrived in Milazzo, you can catch the first ferry departing from the port, such as SIREMAR or NGI.
› From Catania with your car by ferryboat:
It is necessary to reach Milazzo port by car via motorway (1,40h). Once arrived in Milazzo, you can catch the first ferry departing from the port, such as SIREMAR or NGI.
› From Palermo with your car by ferryboat:
It is necessary to reach Milazzo port by car via motorway (3h/300 km). Once arrived in Milazzo, you can catch the first ferry departing from the port, such as SIREMAR or NGI.
Milazzo station is the nearest to Aeolian Islands. In order to reach the port, you can catch the bus or get a taxi (around 4 km).
›SIREMAR Compagnia delle Isole (Naples – Aeolian Islands 13h) Tel. 081.4972999
›CARONTE & TOURIST (Naples – Catania) Tel. 800.627414 – 089.2582528
›TTTLINES (Naples – Catania 8h) Tel. 081.5752192 – 081.5802744
›GRANDI NAVI VELOCI (Naples – Palermo 11h) Tel. 010.2094591
›SIREMAR (2h) Tel. 090.9283242
›NGI Traghetti Eolie (2,5h) Tel. 090.9283415 – 090.9284091 – 800.250000
›SNAV (7h) Tel. 081.4285555
From Reggio Calabria:
›USTICALINES (2h) Tel. 0965.29568 – 346.0116552
›USTICALINES (1,5h) Tel. 090.364044 – 347.0095781
›USTICALINES (1h) Tel. 334.6282042 – 340.9023731
›SIREMAR (1 h) Tel. 090.9283242
›USTICALINES (4h) Tel. 091.324255
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