How to get
The Aeolian Islands are connected through the ports of Milazzo, Messina, Palermo and Naples. In this page we provide with information about the several ways of travel.
Hydrofoils are run all year round from Messina and Milazzo.
From June to September they are also available from the ports of Palermo, Reggio Calabria and Naples.
Travel times vary depending on the port of departure.
You can take a direct train to Milazzo from all of the main cities of Italy:
Rome, Milan, Naples, Venice, Turin, Palermo, and Messina.
Once you arrive at the port of Milazzo you can take the hydrofoil (about 50 minutes travel time) or the ferry (about 2 hours trave time).
From Catania Airport
You can take a taxi, minibus (or Giuntabus?) to the port of Milazzo (approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes). Once you reach the port you can either take the ferry which takes approximately 2 hours or the hydrofoil that takes about 50 minutes.
From Reggio Calabria Airport
You can take a taxi or minibus to the port where the hydrofoils depart daily to the Islands.
You can embark your car on the ferry:
from Naples (11 hours - night travel);
from the port of Milazzo (about 2 hours travel time)
OTHERWISE LET US TAKE CARE OF YOUR JOURNEY FOR YOU
We can book for you individual or collective transfer from Catania to Milazzo.
As far as the individual transfer, a private car with driver would be available and, for the collective transfer, we can book a minibus.
Please contact us for more details.