There are 8 ways to get from Nice to Sicily by plane, train, car, ferry, bus or car ferry

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

Recommended option

Fly Nice to Palermo  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Palermo (PMO) NCE - PMO

$75 - $355

Cheapest option

Fly Nice to Catania  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Catania (CTA) NCE - CTA

$73 - $281

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Fly Nice to Trapani  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Trapani (TPS) NCE - TPS

$202 - $852

Train to Genoa, fly to Palermo  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Palermo (PMO) GOA - PMO

$89 - $285

Drive, ferry  •  19 h 40 min

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

$121 - $204

Train  •  23 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Palermo Centrale Icn

$150 - $219

Bus, car ferry  •  25 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Villa San Giovani
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo

$131 - $251

Bus  •  25 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
  2. Take the bus from Genoa to Milan 492
  3. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS

$96 - $144

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Sicily is to bus which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 25 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Sicily is to fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs 60€ - 310€.

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The distance between Nice and Sicily is 894 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Nice to Sicily, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Gare SNCF and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Nice - Airport, Genoa, Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 16 min.

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What companies run services between Nice, France and Sicily, Italy?

Volotea and Alitalia fly from Nice to Palermo 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Palermo via Genova Piazza Principe, Palermo Centrale, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 23 h 19 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Nice to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Nice to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Genoa to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nice to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Genoa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia Intercity
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Nice to Villa San Giovani
Ave. Duration
19 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Genoa to Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
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
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $45

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