Caronte & Tourist

Book With Caronte & Tourist

Caronte & Tourist is a prominent ferry company that operates in the southern region of Italy, connecting the mainland with the beautiful islands of Sicily and Sardinia. With a rich history and a strong presence in the maritime industry, Caronte&Tourist has established itself as a reliable and customer-focused ferry service provider. The company boasts a modern fleet of vessels that are designed to offer comfort, convenience, and a pleasant travel experience to passengers.

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Countries and Ports served by Caronte & Tourist

Caronte & Tourist offers ferry crossings linking mainland Italy with Sicily and the Pelagie, Aegadian and Aeolian Islands.

Ports served by Caronte&Tourist in mainland Italy

In mainland Italy, Caronte&Tourist serves the ports of Naples, Salerno and Villa San Giovanni.

Ports served by Caronte&Tourist in Sicily

In Sicily, Caronte&Tourist serves the ports of Messina, Milazzo, Palermo, Pantelleria, Porto, Empedocle, Trapani and Ustica.

Ports served by Caronte&Tourist in Pelagie Islands

In the Pelagie Islands, Caronte&Tourist serves the ports of Lampedusa and Linosa.

Ports served by Caronte&Tourist in Aegadian Islands

In the Aegadian Islands, Caronte&Tourist serves the ports of Favignana, Levanzo and Marettimo.

Ports served by Caronte&Tourist in Aeolian Islands

In the Aeolian Islands, Caronte&Tourist serves the ports of Alicudi, Filicudi, Lipari, Panarea, Salina, Stromboli and Vulcano.

The Caronte & Tourist fleet

Caronte&Tourist has 10 ships accommodating up to 1,500 passengers and 290 vehicles.

The Caronte&Tourist fleet is made up of the following vessels:

  • Archimede

  • Elio

  • Giano

  • Giuseppe Franza

  • Stretto di Messina

  • Telepass

  • Tremestieri

  • Villa San Giovanni

  • Zancle

  • MT / Cartour Delta

Types of vehicles accepted on Caronte & Tourist

It is possible to board Caronte&Tourist ferries with a car, van, bus or as a pedestrian.

Facilities on Caronte & Tourist ferries

Caronte&Tourist only offers seat and cabin reservations on the Cartour Delta Ship.


Caronte&Tourist offers 1 to 4 berth cabins with optional sea view, private bathroom and television.

Cabins for PRMs

For people with reduced mobility (PRM), Caronte&Tourist offers easily accessible cabins with wheelchair access and adapted sanitary facilities.


For a comfortable and economical option, Caronte&Tourist offers passengers the option of reserving seats in private lounges.

Services on Caronte & Tourist ferries

Restaurants and bars

Caronte&Tourist ferries are equipped with self-service bars, cafés and restaurants, allowing passengers to eat or relax with a drink during the crossing.

Internet on board

Caronte&Tourist ships are equipped with an on-board Wifi service allowing passengers to benefit from Internet access throughout the crossing.

Travelling with pets with Caronte & Tourist

Pets are accepted on Caronte&Tourist, however they are not allowed in the common areas of the ship and must remain in the reserved areas.

Paying for your crossing with Caronte & Tourist

On, it is possible to pay for your ferry crossing with Caronte&Tourist by credit card, holiday voucher, or in 4 instalments with our partner Floa Bank.

Modification and cancellation of tickets with Caronte & Tourist

If you have booked your Caronte&Tourist crossing on or by telephone with one of our agents, it is possible for us to modify or cancel it according to the conditions applicable to your ticket.

To do this, please contact our customer service department by telephone on

If you have made your booking directly on Caronte&Tourist website or via another platform than, we will not be able to make any changes or cancellations.

Is it possible to travel without facilities on a Caronte & Tourist crossing?

It is entirely possible to travel on the Caronte&Tourist ferries without having booked a cabin or seat. Passengers without facilities will be able to use the communal areas for the duration of the crossing.

Do you have any other questions about Caronte et Tourist crossings?

Please contact us!