Palermo Ferries (Sicily)

All GNV ferries to/from Palermo

GRANDI NAVI VELOCI's ferries to Sicily link Palermo with the ports of Genoa, Civitavecchia, Naples and Tunis.
Choose from GNV's best offers and set off in search of one of Sicily's most beautiful cities.

Take a ferry to Palermo and discover the ancient history of a region that bears the traces of all the cultural and artistic influences of the peoples that have dominated it; the incredible variety of its architecture makes Palermo one of the best loved and most visited cities in Southern Italy. Book your GNV ticket online now!

Crossing time is expressed with reference to access on board of the pilot in the port of destination (i.e. first pilot station). Any extra waiting time for docking and landing is beyond the Carrier's jurisdiction.

Please verify the exact duration of the crossing while booking the trip, as the travel time varies for each trip
  • Palermo - Genoa Crossing time: 20h 30m

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  • Civitavecchia - Palermo Crossing time: 13h 30m

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  • Palermo - Civitavecchia Crossing time: 13h 45m

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  • Palermo - Naples Crossing time: 11h 30min

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  • Palermo - Tunis Crossing time: 12h

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  • Tunis - Palermo Crossing time: 13h 30m

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boarding times

Foot passenger boarding: 1h before departure
Vehicle boarding: 2h before departure
Boarding for Tunisia: 4h before departure


In all the ports where it operates, GNV makes its offices and staff available to passengers.

Palermo ticket office opening hours

From Monday to Friday: 9.00 am/1.00 pm - 2.00 pm/11.00 pm
Saturday: 9.00 am/12 - 4.30 pm/11.00 pm
Sunday: 4.00 pm/8.00 pm


Passengers must report to the GNV ticket office in Calata Marinai d'Italia for check-in at least two hours before departure. From Monday to Saturday, check-in is open from 5 pm; from 3.30 pm on Sunday.
In accordance with port authority regulations, pedestrians are not permitted on the Puntone Dock in the port of Palermo. Foot passengers embarking on one of our ships to Naples docked at the Quattro Venti Dock can make use of the free shuttle service that stops in front of the GNV ticket office. The free shuttle service runs from 6.30 am to 9.00 pm.

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GNV offices in Palermo:

Tel.+39 09160726162
Fax +39 0916110088