How to reach us

By Sea

Aeolian Islands can be reached by sea from several locations.

Milazzo: It 's the closest port from Sicily main land and during summer there are planty of trips offered and generally booking is not needed except during peak season (August).

Reggio Calabria (Calabria Region) and Messina (Sicily): There are daily crossings hydrofoil (Ustica lines) throughout the year.
From Naples: During summer time, from the 1st of June to the 30th of September, there are up to six trips per week.

Palermo and Cefalu: Durig Summer (usually 15.6 - 30.9) there are ferries twice a day.


By Air

Catania Airport: The aiport is 150 Km (95 Miles) from Milazzo. From April to October there is a direct bus once a day for Milazzo and Messina where a ferries to the Islands can be catch.

Palermo Airport: Palermo airport is 220 km (137 Miles) from Milazzo. During high season you can take a taxi or you can rent a car and drive to Milazzo port and than catch a ferry directly to the Islands

Lamezia Terme Airport is 160 km (100 Miles) from Reggio Calabria where you can catch the ferry. There are no buses to Reggio Calabria and a rent a car is needed.

Reggio Calabria Airport is the closest airport to the Aeolian Islands and is only 20 km from the center of Reggio Calabria. From the airport there is a bus to Messina in connection with the flights; From Messina you can reach the islands by ferry.

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