Ferry from Genoa to Palermo

Ferry to Palermo - Beautiful sculpture of the famous fountain of shame on baroque Piazza Pretoria, Palermo, Sicily, Italy.

Board on the ferry from Genoa to Palermo and start your journey from the immense port of Genoa, by reaching one of the most beautiful destinations in Sicily!

The Italian port of Palermo is located in northern Sicily island, along the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is one of the most important ports for passenger traffic in the entire Mediterranean. Genoa is the third most important industrial hub in Italy and a large city, Genoa is one of the main economic, cultural and tourist centers in the country. The port is ancient and is the largest industrial and commercial port in Italy and one of the most active ports in the Mediterranean.

Depart for the beautiful city of Italy and book your tickets in advance as this destination is in high demand especially during the summer months!

Genoa to Palermo ferry distance

The distance between the port of Genoa and the port of Palermo is around 791 km.

Genoa to Palermo ferry duration

The ferry duration from Genoa to Palermo is approx. 20.5h.

Type of vessels in Genoa - Palermo route

The type of vessels operate in Genoa - Palermo route are high standard conventional ferries, offering a wide range of facilities with a la carte as well as self-service restaurants, cafeterias, a disco, a wellness center, a gym, a swimming pool, shops, a play area for children and can transport both foot passengers and vehicles. In addition to deck space, all ferries offer more comfortable solutions ranging from reserved seating to various cabins, suitable for singles, couples and families. Some vessels have cabins with pet facilities or even suites with exclusive services.

Genoa to Palermo ferry schedule

Getting back and forth from Genoa to Palermo is easy, ferries operate all year round.
This route is currently operated as a direct trip without any stops at other islands.
During the high season (June – September) there are 7 scheduled ferry crossings between Genoa and Palermo per week. During the low season (October – May) however, there are 2 ferry crossings per week.

Useful tips for your trip from Genoa to Palermo

  • Please, have in mind that you need to show up at the port at least 1 hour prior to your departure
  • In our Genoa to Palermo pages, you get the opportunity to check all available transportation options
  • Due to the Palermo’s high demand in summer, consider booking your ferry tickets in advance
  • Use our online booking system so as to compare ferry prices and choose the most suitable vessel and accommodation type for your journey
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