There are 6 ways to get from Naples to Sicily by plane, ferry, train, bus or bus and ferry

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Fly to Palermo  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Palermo (PMO) NAP - PMO

$38 - $169

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Fly to Catania  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA

$38 - $166

Ferry  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the ferry from Naples to Ustica
  2. Take the ferry from Ustica to Palermo

$124 - $167

Train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$70 - $92

Bus  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Napoli, Corso Lucci to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli

$127 - $178

Bus and ferry  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Naples to Palermo

$55 - $95

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Naples and arriving at Palermo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Naples to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 58 min.

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The distance between Naples and Sicily is 363 km.

The best way to get from Naples to Sicily without a car is to ferry which takes 8 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Naples to Sicily, including transfers.

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Naples to Sicily bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Napoli, Corso Lucci station.

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Naples to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Napoli Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Naples to Sicily is to fly which takes 3 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 58 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 12 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Palermo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Naples to Sicily bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, arrive at Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli station.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 226.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

What companies run services between Naples, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

Volotea, easyJet and Alitalia fly from Naples to Palermo 5 times a day. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Naples to Palermo 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Train operators
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 Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Napoli, Corso Lucci to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators

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

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easyJet, Volotea and Alitalia offer flights from Naples Airport to Palermo Airport.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs .

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