PALERMO to TUNIS ferries

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The Palermo Tunis line is covered by 2 ferry operators (Grandi Navi Veloci and Grimaldi Lines) who jointly operate 3 connections per week with mostly afternoon and evening departures and sailing times shorter than 12 hr 30 min. If you need to bring your vehicle on board, you have many options thanks to the cargo capacity of the ships operating on this crossing. All ships have both cabins and reserved seating arrangements, allowing you to choose your preferred level of comfort as you travel.

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PALERMO TUNIS offers

Discounts on advance tickets with GNV

GRANDI NAVI VELOCI
Grandi Navi Veloci ferry lines allow you to lock the price of your ticket by paying a 20% deposit on the total price (including fees) and paying the rest of the balance within 30 days of departure. Failure to pay the balance will result in the loss of the 20% deposit. Tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Minimum pre-sale value of 50 euros.
20% discount

Discounts for Sicilian residents and those born in Sicily

GRANDI NAVI VELOCI
Grandi Navi Veloci offers a discounted rate to Sicilian residents and those born in Sicily and this discount also applies to your family and your vehicle. The resident fare is not available on all departures. In the case in which only the children are residents, the discounted rate does not extend to the other family members.

Pre-paid meals offer

GRANDI NAVI VELOCI
Buy meals onboard whilst booking your ticket by selecting a prepaid card. Food Pass cards (€30) and Maxi Food Pass cards (€50) will allow you to save up to 30% on meals onboard.
30% discount

Children under 2 travel free

GRANDI NAVI VELOCI
Children under 2 travel free on all ferry routes to Morocco and Tunisia, but will not be designated seating or accommodation.
100% discount

Discounts for children under 15

GRANDI NAVI VELOCI
Receive a 50% discount on tickets for children between the ages of 2 and 15 for ferry routes to and from Tunisia, including fees.
50% discount

Children under 2 travel free

GRIMALDI LINES
Children under 2 travel free, but will not be designated seating or accommodation. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with the Superfamily & Friends promotion.
100% discount

Discounts for children under 12

GRIMALDI LINES
Receive a 50% discount on tickets for children between the ages of 2 and 12 including fees. This discount is valid on all lines to and from Morocco, Tunisia, Sardinia, Sicily, Spain, Malta and Greece and cannot be used in conjunction with the Superfamily & friends promotion.
50% discount

It arrives on the 17th

GRIMALDI LINES
Tickets for departures before the end of May that are purchased on the 17th of the current month will receive a discount of 30%, including port charges, services and onboard meals, wifi, etc. Non-refundable but dates can be adjusted upon payment of the full fare.
30% discount

Return ticket discount

GRIMALDI LINES
Receive a 20% discount for a return journey on all lines to Tunisia and Morocco during the low season, when the outbound and return ticket are purchased at the same time. The discount applies to fees, services on board such as meals, wi-fi, etc. The ticket is non-refundable. The ticket is non-refundable and changes to the date are permitted upon payment of the full fare at the time of adjustment.
20% discount

Discount for Sicilian residents and those born in Sicily

GRIMALDI LINES
All passengers who are born in or residents of Sicily are entitled to special rates on routes to and from Sicily. Upon boarding, you will be requested to present a valid document that states your place of birth or residence in Sicily. The discount can not be used in conjunction with the Seniors Discount.

Cars and motorcycles travel free for Sicilian residents and those born in Sicily

GRIMALDI LINES
Cars and motorcycles travel free for passengers born in Sicily or Sicilian residents, on lines to and from Sicily. The discount is valid on trips made before the end of May. Upon boarding, you will be requested to provide proof of identification proving your place of birth or residence in Sicily. The discount can not be used in conjunction with the Seniors Discount.
100% discount

Discounts for over 60s

GRIMALDI LINES
Those over 60 are entitled to a 20% discount on tickets purchased for lines to Sardinia, Sicily and Spain, including fees and onboard services such as meals, wi-fi etc. Non-refundable and changes to the date are permitted upon payment of the difference in the rate available at the time of the adjustment. The reduction cannot be used in conjunction with the Residents Discount.
20% discount

Transporting pets

GRANDI NAVI VELOCI
Grandi Navi Veloci allows you to travel with your pet. To bring your pet onboard just buy a ticket for the kennel or cattery, or travel in a special cabin that allows the transport of pets. Access to common areas with pets is forbidden, but walking on the deck is allowed as long as you keep your pet on a leash and with a muzzle. The company also required appropriate documentation for each pet. It is forbidden to transport animals inside your vehicle.

Port of PALERMO

The port of Palermo, in Sicily, is an important port that has undergone improvement and renovation in recent years. The port is part of the urban fabric of the city and offers many services to the passengers who transit here. The port has an interesting history and was built by the Phoenicians for trade and used by the Arabs and Romans. Today it serves routes throughout the Mediterranean and is equipped with catering services, tourist information offices, a parking area and luggage storage. The port is made up of three piers, Molo Santa Lucia, Molo Piave and Molo Vittorio Veneto, all connected... [More information]

Address: Via Francesco Crispi, 90133 Palermo, Italy
Directions: Google Map @ Palermo, port

Guide of TUNIS

The historic city of Tunis is located on the northern coast of Tunisia, in ancient times it was known as Carthage. It is a Maghreb city with a rich history. A brief history It was called Carthage and remained strong for a long time and hindered the expansion of the mighty Roman Empire. Eventually the Romans took the city and it was destroyed, subsequently, the Byzantines and Arabs took over. Later in the Middle Ages, the name of the city became Bournus of the Prophet because coming from the sea or from the desert, Tunis appears to be a mirage.  Tunisia became a French colony in 1900 and i... [More information]

FERRY OPERATORS

GRANDI NAVI VELOCI
1 weekly sailing - Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes
Ship: MAJESTIC
GRIMALDI LINES
2 weekly sailings - Duration: 10 hours
Ship: MV Catania

Alternative routes to Tunis

There are no alternative routes to Tunis

Alternative routes to TUNISIA

There are no alternative routes from Palermo to Tunisia

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
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How long is the crossing from PALERMO to TUNIS?

The duration of the crossing from PALERMO to TUNIS is usually 11 hours 30 minutes with GRANDI NAVI VELOCI and 12 hours 30 minutes with GRIMALDI LINES. Travel times may vary depending on the date and time of departure.

How many crossings are there per week from PALERMO to TUNIS?

The ferry operator GRANDI NAVI VELOCI provides 1 crossings per week and GRIMALDI LINES provides 2 crossings per week. The number of crossings may vary depending on the time of year.

Which ferry operators provide services from PALERMO to TUNIS?

The PALERMO TUNIS route is served by well-known operators such as Grandi Navi Veloci and Grimaldi Lines.

How much is a ferry ticket from PALERMO to TUNIS?

The price of the ticket from PALERMO to TUNIS varies according to the date and time of departure and the offers available at the time of booking. Our website always gives you the best available price. Book now and save.

Can I take my car on the line from PALERMO to TUNIS?

This line is used for transporting vehicles, including cars, motorcycles, campers and trucks. Board with your vehicle by following the instructions at your port of departure.

Looking for information on the return journey?

If you are looking for information on your return journey, click this link Ferry from TUNIS to PALERMO.