There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Sicily by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Amsterdam to Catania  •  5 h 35 min

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

$68 - $278

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Fly Amsterdam to Palermo  •  7 h 19 min

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

$90 - $442

Fly Amsterdam to Trapani  •  8 h 9 min

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

$182 - $619

Train to Brussels, fly to Catania  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Catania (CTA) BRU - CTA

$139 - $566

Train  •  34 h 3 min

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

$231 - $329

Train via Paris Nord  •  35 h 6 min

  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 - $558

Bus, bus and ferry  •  41 h 11 min

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

$200 - $250

Bus  •  42 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan, Milan N207
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

$151 - $249

Drive, ferry  •  29 h 22 min

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

$273 - $431

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Sicily is to fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Sicily is to fly which takes 5 h 35 min and costs 55€ - 250€.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Sicily is 1795 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Amsterdam to Sicily, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Linnaeusstraat and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Amsterdam, Zurich and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 11 min.

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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 Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon, Vercelli, Pavia and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 6 min.

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

Transavia Holland, KLM and six other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Catania hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Palermo via Basel SBB, Milano Centrale, Palermo Centrale, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 34 h 3 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Trapani via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Amsterdam to Trapani via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Amsterdam to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Amsterdam to Trapani via Florence, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Amsterdam to Trapani via Genoa, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Brussels to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Palermo via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,800
Flights from Amsterdam to Palermo via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,800
Flights from Amsterdam to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,800
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Palermo via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Trapani via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Catania via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Palermo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,200
Flights from Brussels to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Brussels to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
20 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Pavia to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Vercelli
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Zurich to Palermo
Ave. Duration
23 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ferry operators

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