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Would you like to find the best way to get to Salina? Search for a ferry from Vulcano to Salina by accessing our online booking system. These pages show you the ferry operators that cover the routes to Salina departing from Vulcano and related schedules, tariffs and durations.

The ferry route between Vulcano and Salina is covered by 2 ferry operators (Caronte & Tourist and Liberty Lines) which together provide 48 weekly sailings with travel times ranging between 25 min and 2 hours. very frequent daily departure times for these crossings. There is a fast transfer hydrofoil service on this crossing. Travelling by hydrofoil allows you to reach your destination in a much shorter time. Passengers will be welcomed on board by competent and qualified crews who will show you to your accommodation and all of the services available on board.

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Children under 4 travel free

Children under 4 travel free, but will not be designated seating or accommodation. 
100% discount

Discounts for children under 12

Receive a 50% discount on tickets for children between the ages of 4 and 12, including fees. 
50% discount

Return ticket discount

Purchase a return ticket and receive a discount of up to 20% on the return fare.
20% discount

Advanced booking discount

Book well in advance and enjoy a discount on the total ticket price. Remember, the earlier you book, the less you spend! Non-refundable, and the offer is automatically applied by our online booking system according to availability.

Car discount

There are discounts for cars on some departures. Limited availability and the offer is automatically applied by our online booking system if applicable.

Infants 0-3 years

All babies from 0 to 11 months travel free without designated seating. Toddlers aged between 1 and 3 travel for free, but are entitled to a seat. Free tickets are valid on all the Aeolian, Egadi, Pelagie, Pantelleria and Ustica lines.

Discounts for children

Children aged between 4 and 11 years are entitled to reduced ticket price on routes to and from the Aeolian Islands, Egadi Islands and Ustica. Those aged between 4 and 14 are considered children on all lines to and from the Pelagie Islands, Ustica and Pantelleria.


Luggage of up to 60X40X20 (cm) is included in the ticket price. For additional or extra large baggage passengers must obtain the appropriate ticket. Children are not entitled to baggage. Pushchairs can be brought onboard for free.

Domestic Pets

Small pets must be kept in special carriers for the duration of the trip. Medium or large dogs must be on a leash with a muzzled. In all cases, pets require a regular passenger ticket and health certification which must be shown when boarding.

Residents Rates

Passengers who buy a ticket at a RESIDENT rate must have the correct documentation to prove this at boarding if this documentation is not presented, the passenger will have to purchase a full price ticket.  


The port of Vulcano, known as Baia di Levante, is located on the north-eastern side of the Sicily. Ferries and hydrofoils dock here and there is also a quay for private boats. The area of ​​the port is well equipped with restaurants and services for tourists who arrive on the island. This is the first port accessible by sea to Sicily and there are mud baths and thermal springs to visit in the immediate vicinity. The port can be reached from various cities in southern Italy. To get around the island it is best to hire a bicycle, but if you want to reach Gelso, then you can also rent a car. The ... [More information]

Address: Contrada Porto Levante, 98055 Vulcano ME
Directions: Google Map @ Vulcano, port


Rinella is a tiny hamlet on the island of Salina, which forms part of the Aeolian Islands located to the north of Sicily, in southern Italy. The village has a port surrounded by pastel-coloured houses with ferry and hydrofoil services to Sicily and the Aeolian Islands, also known as the ‘Seven Sisters’. The island has a population of only 2,600 residents and is known as the Green Island of the Aeolians. A brief history of the island  The first human settlements on the island date back to the Bronze Age, then when the Greeks arrived they called it Didyme, because of the two con... [More information]


13 weekly sailings - Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
35 weekly sailings - Duration: 25 minutes

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Want to learn more about your trip from VULCANO to RINELLA (SALINA)?

How long is the crossing from VULCANO to RINELLA (SALINA)?

The duration of the crossing from VULCANO to RINELLA (SALINA) is usually 2 hours with CARONTE & TOURIST and 1 hour with LIBERTY LINES. Travel times may vary depending on the date and time of departure.

How many crossings are there per week from VULCANO to RINELLA (SALINA)?

The ferry operator CARONTE & TOURIST provides 13 crossings per week and LIBERTY LINES provides 35 crossings per week. The number of crossings may vary depending on the time of year.

Which ferry operators provide services from VULCANO to RINELLA (SALINA)?

The VULCANO RINELLA (SALINA) route is served by well-known operators such as Caronte & Tourist and Liberty Lines.

How much is a ferry ticket from VULCANO to RINELLA (SALINA)?

The price of the ticket from VULCANO to RINELLA (SALINA) varies according to the date and time of departure and the offers available at the time of booking. Our website always gives you the best available price. Book now and save.

Can I take my car on the line from VULCANO to RINELLA (SALINA)?

The companies operating on this route allow the transportation of vehicles, so you can get to your destination accompanied by your vehicle.

Looking for information on the return journey?

If you are looking for information on your return journey, click this link Ferry from RINELLA (SALINA) to VULCANO.