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About Lipari

In order to reach the island of Lipari in the Aeolian Islands there are several ways, for sure, however, you have to cross the sea. Lipari is connected to the mainland through the ports of Milazzo, Messina, Palermo and Naples. Here are all the travel alternatives to reach the island.



How to reach Lipari to Milazzo
For Lipari at any time of the year is the port of Milazzo in the province of Messina (Sicily) from where ferries and hydrofoils depart at all times of the day. To reach the island by hydrofoil service, the major companies are Siremar and Ustica Lines, while companies engaged in the ferry service are the Siremar and NGI where you can also take on board the cars.

How to reach Lipari from Naples
You can reach Lipari from Naples harbour with the ferry service Siremar: twice a week during the winter and everyday in the summer.
Only in the summer making Napoli - Lipari also three companies of Ustica Lines Alilauro and SNAV.


How to reach Lipari to Palermo, Messina and Reggio Calabria.
The port of Palermo is served by hydrofoils daily in summer from Ustica Lines. Who should start from Messina or Reggio Calabria, there is only one race day during the winter and several daily trips in the summer always made from Ustica Lines. Most of the rides is with those who arrive at the airport of Reggio Calabria.

How to reach Lipari by plane:
Airports from which you can reach Lipari are: Airport of Catania, Palermo and Reggio Calabria, as an alternative, but also the most distant Lamezia Terme Airport, Trapani and Naples. The only problem to reach Lipari if you are traveling by air is to get to the ports airports. However, there are several transfer services offered by private individuals, who are trying to make it easier and comfortable ride from the airports to ports.

For those coming from Reggio Calabria there is a shuttle (free of charge) for the port in coincidence with each flight
From Reggio Calabria to Messina there is a bus service operated by the company Federico or Cavalieri. From Catania Fontanarossa from 01/04 to 30/09 there are daily departures from the port of Milazzo with the company Giuntabus.

NEW: Shuttle / Shuttle from Airports Sicily - Milazzo / Aeolian
Buy online shuttle service from Catania APT (Fontanarossa), Palermo (APT Falcone and Borsellino), APT Trapani (Birgi) to Milazzo / Aeolian Islands and vice versa. Info



How to reach Lipari by train:
To reach Lipari, the most convenient station is Milazzo where every half hour or catch a shuttle to the port. Alternatively you can get to Messina.



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