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There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam to Sicily by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or ferry

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Catania (CTA) AMS - CTA

$69 - $266

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Palermo (PMO) AMS - PMO

$84 - $429

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Trapani  •  8h 36m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Trapani (TPS) AMS - TPS

$282 - $1,307

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Comiso  •  9h 27m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Comiso (CIY) AMS - CIY

$99 - $176

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Catania  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Catania (CTA) DUS - CTA

$106 - $400

Train  •  34h 12m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Palermo Centrale Icn

$370 - $547

Train via Paris-Nord  •  35h 13m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Vercelli Tgv
  3. Take the train from Vercelli to Pavia R36
  4. Take the train from Pavia to Palermo Centrale Icn

$441 - $556

Bus  •  36h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan, Milan N836
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

$135 - $215

Bus, bus and ferry  •  41h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Zurich
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Zurich to Palermo

$200 - $250

Drive, ferry  •  29h 14m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

$273 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Sicily is to fly which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 5h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Sicily is to fly which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 5h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Basel SBB, Milano Centrale and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 12m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Sicily is 1795 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 34h 12m and costs 320€ - 480€.

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It takes approximately 5h 54m to get from Amsterdam to Sicily, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Sicily train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Sicily is to fly which takes 5h 54m and costs 60€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 320€ - 480€ and takes 34h 12m, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 190€ and takes 36h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 1121.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 54m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Sicily, Italy?

Transavia Holland, KLM and nine other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Catania hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Palermo via Basel SBB, Milano Centrale, and Palermo Centrale in around 34h 12m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Trapani via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Trapani via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Comiso via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Comiso via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Comiso via Frankfurt, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Comiso via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Comiso via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Comiso via Pisa
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,600
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,300
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Comiso via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
20h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Pavia to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
20h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Vercelli
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $290
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
Baltour
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Zurich to Palermo
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Amsterdam to Sicily bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS station.

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Amsterdam to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Palermo Centrale station.

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Transavia Holland, KLM, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 5€ - 11€.

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