Area: Campania
Place: Ponza

Port of Ponza

On this page you will find information on the port and the possibility to search all the Ferry Timetables by and for Ponza, easily bookable online.

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The port of Ponza is served by the following companies

The Port of Ponza

As almost always happens to small islands, the port is the natural center of the areaPonza is no exception. The work, commissioned by Ferdinand IV of Bourbon, over the centuries has proved decisive not only for fishing, but also for the tourism that led the development of the island after the Second World War

The average travel time of the ferries and hydrofoils that connect Ponza with Formia all year round, and seasonally with Terracina, Anzio, San Felice Circeo, Naples, Ventotene and Casamicciola Terme (Ischia Island), varies between 1h and 2h30 minutes approxObviously, during the tourist season the maritime connections increase progressively, reaching the peak in the summer months.

In addition to ferries and scheduled hydrofoils, the port of Ponza also hosts many pleasure boats, not to mention the yachts and megayachts that lick the coast of the island in summer, always loved by celebrities and personalities of the international star system

How to reach the port of Ponza

The port of Ponza can be reached by bus, taxi and by bike and scooter (useful info for those who are already on the island).

Bus: the local public transport service is entrusted to Schiaffini Travel SpA, a company active in various municipalities in the province of Rome. The coach station is located right on the harbor. The frequency of connections varies according to the time of year. Travel time to Le Forna / Punta Incenso and vv. is approx. 30 minutes.

Taxi: near the port of Ponza there are taxis and NCCs that take visitors and tourists to all parts of the island. The prices, set at the municipal level, range from € 10.00 to € 25.00, to which must be added the cost of a whole other series of variables (baggage, call, night run, stop, etc. ). The tour of the island, on the other hand, is subject to free negotiation with no obligation to queue. 

Bicycles and scooters: near the port, but also in the rest of the island, there are rental activities for scooters and electric bikes*. 

* There is no ban on landing in Ponza during the summer. However, considering the small size and the territorial specificity of the island (lanes and narrow streets), the use of the car is not recommended except, obviously, mandatory requirements. For the latter, it is essential to consult the Local Police for obtaining the appropriate permits.

Services available on the Port of Ponza

  • Ticket offices
  • Tourist information center
  • Bars, restaurants, night clubs
  • Boat rental
  • Gas station

Ticket offices on the Port of Ponza

The ticket offices of the shipping companies are located near the port.

Services available on the Port of Ponza

Visit Ponza - Via Corridor, 34

The bags are labeled, closed with personalized and numbered straps and kept in a reserved area. The deposit is located a few tens of meters from the main street.

Tel: +39 077180368

Shops within (or near) the Port of Ponza

Near the port of Ponza there are countless activities: boat rental; bike & scooter rental; bar; restaurants; night clubs; bakeries; fruit and vegetables; food; fishmongers; clothes shops; typical products; souvenir etcetera

What to see near the port of Ponza

The first thing to see once you have landed on the port of Ponza is... the port of Ponza! In fact, one cannot remain indifferent to this jewel of Bourbon architecture wanted by Ferdinand IV as part of a larger repopulation project of the Ponziano archipelago.

Bars, restaurants, night clubs, clothing stores, typical products etc., are almost all concentrated on the promenade and the streets adjacent to the port. And, always from the port, buses, taxis and sea taxis leave to discover the beaches and coves that follow one another along the 41 kilometers of the island's coast.

In addition, there is also the Church of Saints Silverio and Domitilla, the Caves of Pilate and the Botanical Garden.