TUNIS to PALERMO ferries

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The ferry crossing from Tunis to Palermo is covered by 2 ferry operators (Grandi Navi Veloci and Grimaldi Lines) with a combined schedule of 3 weekly connections with typically morning and evening departures and maximum duration of 13 hours. You can also get to your destination with your car because ferries that operate on this crossing allow vehicles. These ferries provide cafes and bars along with different types of accommodation to suit all of your needs. Early booking will ensure your choice of either regular seating or cabin accomodation.

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TUNIS PALERMO 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 TUNIS

La Goletta is a coastal town in Tunisia, 10 km from Tunis. The name of the city derives from the Arabic word Halq al-Wādī meaning river gorge.  The port creates 28 meter-wide channel through which the Tunis lagoon connects with the open sea. Goulette is one of the most popular destinations in the western Mediterranean basin and is the point of convergence for the main road and railway networks in Tunisia. In addition to cruises, the port of La Goulette also receives ships carrying cargo such as cars, cereals etc. However, the port development plan envisages a port reserved exclusively for... [More information]

Address: Rades, La Golulette, Tunisia
Directions: Google Map @ Tunis, port

Guide of PALERMO

Palermo was the Capital of Italian culture in 2018 and is a city of contradictions, which gives the city its character. There are beautiful squares, majestic buildings and markets full of colours, smells and voices. History The city was built around its port, which in Roman times was an important port called Panormus which was later remodelled by the Arabs and called Balharm. Before the Romans however, the Phoenicians settled in here giving the city the name Fiore. Under Arab rule the city flourished in the IX century AD, it became one of the most important Islamic cities in the West. In 1072 ... [More information]

FERRY OPERATORS

GRANDI NAVI VELOCI
1 weekly sailing - Duration: 13 hours
Ship: MAJESTIC
GRIMALDI LINES
2 weekly sailings - Duration: 12 hours 30 minutes
Ship: MV Catania

Alternative routes to Palermo

There are no alternative routes to Palermo

Alternative routes to SICILY

There are no alternative routes from Tunis to Italy

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

The duration of the crossing from TUNIS to PALERMO is usually 13 hours 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 TUNIS to PALERMO?

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 TUNIS to PALERMO?

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

How much is a ferry ticket from TUNIS to PALERMO?

The price of the ticket from TUNIS to PALERMO 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 TUNIS to PALERMO?

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 PALERMO to TUNIS.