Lampedusa in detail

Flights & getting there


Aeroporto di Lampedusa is just 1km east of the main town and the ferry dock. DAT ( offers direct flights from Palermo and Catania, while Volotea ( flies direct to Bergamo, Genoa, Turin, Venice and Verona. A handful of other airlines connect Lampedusa with Rome, Milan and/or Bologna, including Alitalia (, Blue Panorama (, Neos ( and Vueling (


Siremar ( and Traghetti delle Isole ( both run year-round ferries from Porto Empedocle to Lampedusa (€49, 9¾ hours). Between late June and September, Liberty Lines ( also runs four to five weekly hydrofoils along this same route (€61, 4¼ hours).