Giglio Island Ferries

Ferries Giglio Island 2024

Are you going to visit Giglio for a vacation period Of a few days or even just for a small one-day tourist getaway? Then it is good to Find out about ferries to the island of Giglio!

There are numerous companies that organize mini-cruises around the Tuscan Archipelago, and they include Giglio Island among their itineraries. The best solution, though, for all those who, from the Tyrrhenian coast, travel to the Giglio coast, is to use the ferry.

Ferry departing from Porto Santo Stefano and bound for to the island of Giglio

I ferries to Giglio are the safest means of arriving at your destination without any hassle, as they are large and modern ships (also including bar/restaurant area and bathrooms). They allow, through multiple daily trips, to reach the gigliese coast and the location of Giglio Porto (which, remember, is the main landing point for all boats arriving on the island and where we also have numerous apartments for rent).

The ferry that leads to the island of Giglio allows you not only to arrive comfortably at your destination, but also to be able to better plan your vacation Taking your car or motorcycle with you, paying a surcharge for transportation over the normal cost for individual passengers.

Pay attention, however! Although there is no restriction on ferries going to Giglio (unless the ship is already full at the time of booking) it is worth mentioning that:

  • during the month of August there are 3 weeks in which the car and motorcycle CANNOT be brought within the giglio territory if you are not first completed a self-certification.

This applies if you are staying at Giglio for a period of at least 5 days. The self-certification must be shown at the time of disembarkation and must be kept inside the vehicle throughout your stay). But Which shipping companies own a fleet of ferries to Giglio Island? How does the reservation take place and what are the available times and price ranges? Let's briefly look at it together!

Giglio Ferries: companies of to the island of Giglio

For all those who wish to get to the Giglio coast, we have seen how the ferry is the ideal means of getting there easily and safely. But what shipping companies are available to take this route?

In our case, it is possible to Choose from two options:

  • Maregiglio ferry company;
  • the Toremar.

Both have an established point of departure and return at Porto Santo Stefano, one of the two towns (along with Porto Ercole) located on the Argentario Promontory.

Toremar Giglio

La Toremar Giglio, also known as Toscana Regionale Marittima S.p.A, is a shipping company with an already long history behind it. having been operating since the mid-1970s. Toremar Giglio ferries connect the Tuscan coast with Giglio Island, but not only. Also of interest are the destinations of Capraia, Gorgona and Pianosa. The website with which to find out more about the Toremar company is: https://www.toremar.it/ and you can contact the callcenter at 800 304035.

Maregiglio ferries to Giglio

Maregiglio is a shipping company that has an even longer history than Toremar, as it has been operating since 1969. It is a group that over the years has organized a Fleet of ferries to the island of Giglio and the island of Giannutri respectable and today is able to provide excellent transportation service for both passengers and motorcycles and cars.

The website with which to find out more about the Maregiglio company is: https://www.maregiglio.it/ , where you will also find all their contact information.

Ferry Ticket Office for Giglio in Porto Santo Stefano

Arriving at the Toremar and Maregiglio ticket office in Porto Santo Stefano is really simple.

As you see in the figure, they are both located within walking distance of the ferry embarkation point to Giglio Island, specifically in Piazzale Facchinetti 7/8.

You will also not have the hassle of having to ask about the Toremar ticket office or the Maregiglio ticket office, as they are located in the same room.

Ferry Ticket Office to the island of Giglio

The Maregiglio ticket office at Giglio Porto, on the other hand, is located at 22 Via Umberto I., really a stone's throw from the ferry embarkation, impossible to miss!

Ferry schedules for the Lily

Having ascertained that the ferry is the quintessential way to get to the Giglio coast, it is important to know what are the Ferry schedules for Giglio Island available depending on the period. Both Toremar and Maregiglio provide a number of daily rides, which provide connections to the Tuscan coast not only for tourists, but also for residents on the island.

Except for extremely problematic situations due to weather conditions, rides are guaranteed every day of the year. On this page you will be able to Find schedules for Maregiglio ferries and Toremar schedules 2021 For round-trip ferries to Giglio Island.

The times in the link below are. valid until September 2022, provided by Lily News.

Giglio Island Ferry Schedules 2023

Inquire about the ferry schedules for Giglio is important, as everyone is advised to arrive at least one 30 minutes before departure to hurry boarding procedures, especially if you are with a car or motorcycle in tow. Porto Santo Stefano - Giglio ferry schedules are designed to cover the most important time slots and not to overlap each other, considering that the distance from Porto Santo Stefano to Giglio Porto is about 19 km, which are covered in about 1 hour of navigation.

Giglio Island ferry: prices and mode of reservation

Ferry reservations are of paramount importance, especially if you do not want to have surprises and find yourself without the ability to leave or return due to too many people boarding. While the situation is certainly quieter during the winter months, this cannot be said during the summer periods, where the number of passengers and demands is significantly higher.

We recommend online booking even a few days before the scheduled departurea, especially considering the current regulations against Covid-19, which limit the seats inside the ferries and do not allow them to be fully filled. As for the ways of booking ferries to the island of Giglio, you can go directly to the ferry companies' ticket offices, or book easily online, where you have the ability to see ferry availability and schedules from the comfort of your home, with easy price calculation.

Return ferry prices

Costs may vary somewhat depending on the period, but on average we can say:

  • ferry prices per passenger are approximately equal to 26 euros for round-trip fare, with reduction for children up to 11 years old;
  • If you decide to take a car with us. it is important to inquire about the length and width of the vehicle, since depending on that there can be a variation in price (starting from an average of about 40 euros, to over 60, so with a price ranging from 80 to 120 euros for the round trip formula);
  • The price for a round-trip ticket to board a motorcycle Is equal to about 40 euros;
  • The price for a round-trip ticket to board a bike Is equal to about 13-15 euros.

In any case, it is a good idea to inquire about the booking procedures and the changes planned by the shipping companies, to make sure that your ferry trip to the island of Giglio can best be arranged. If, on the other hand, you would like information about the availability of our apartments for rent in Giglio, contact us through the contact form below!

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