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

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 to Catania  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Catania (CTA) RIX - CTA

$126 - $460

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Bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok 848001 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bialystok to Palermo

$115 - $166

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Fly to Palermo  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Palermo (PMO) RIX - PMO

$144 - $517

Fly to Reggio Calabria, ferry  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Reggio Calabria (REG) RIX - REG
  2. Take the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima

$188 - $608

Fly to Malta, car ferry  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Malta (MLA) RIX - MLA
  2. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo

$243 - $513

Fly to Comiso  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Riga (RIX) to Comiso (CIY) RIX - CIY

$267 - $1,004

Bus, train, night train  •  45 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Białystok
  2. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf Eic
  4. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini Nj
  5. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$251 - $398

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Rīga to Suwałki
  2. Take the bus from Suwałki to Battipaglia
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Battipaglia to Palermo

$172 - $260

Train, night train  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Riga to Minsk
  2. Take the night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Verona Porta Nuova R
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$243 - $382

Drive, ferry  •  36 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Riga to Naples
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Ustica
  3. Take the ferry from Ustica to Palermo

$519 - $747

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The cheapest way to get from Riga to Sicily is to bus which costs $110 - $170 and takes 2 days 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Riga to Sicily is to fly which costs $120 - $460 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riga to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Rīga and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Bialystok and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Riga and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Minsk-Passajirskii, Verona Porta Nuova, Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 13 h.

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The distance between Riga and Sicily is 2274 km.

The best way to get from Riga to Sicily without a car is to bus and train and night train which takes 45 h 53 min and costs $250 - $400.

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Riga to Sicily, including transfers.

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Riga to Sicily bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Rīga station.

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Riga to Sicily train services, operated by Latvian Railways (PV), depart from Riga station.

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The best way to get from Riga to Sicily is to fly which takes 6 h 45 min and costs $120 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 2 days 6 h.

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Map of how to get from Riga to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 1421.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

What companies run services between Riga, Latvia and Sicily, Italy?

Air Baltic, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Riga to Catania 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riga to Palermo via Białystok, Bialystok, Palermo, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 2 days 6 h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Riga to Catania via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Riga to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Riga to Palermo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Riga to Malta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Riga to Comiso via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Riga to Comiso via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Riga to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Riga to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Riga to Reggio Calabria via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Riga to Reggio Calabria via Venice, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Riga to Reggio Calabria via Zurich, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Riga to Reggio Calabria via Frankfurt, Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Riga to Palermo via Malta
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Riga to Malta
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Riga to Malta via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Riga to Comiso via Vienna, Malta
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Riga to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Riga to Reggio Calabria via Frankfurt, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Flights from Riga to Reggio Calabria via Frankfurt, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,800
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Riga to Catania
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Riga to Malta
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Riga to Malta via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Riga to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Riga to Malta via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Riga to Palermo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Riga to Palermo via Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Riga to Palermo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Riga to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Riga to Palermo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Riga to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
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2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Latvian Railways (PV)
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Night train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
www.rw.by
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Białystok
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Suwałki
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Bialystok to Palermo
Ave. Duration
46 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Sindbad
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Battipaglia to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Phone
0923.873813
Email
callcenter@libertylines.it
Website
libertylines.it
Ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
Ferry from Naples to Ustica
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
libertylines.it
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$75 - $90
High season
$142 - $147
Mid season
$125
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
siremar.it
Ferry from Ustica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
siremar.it

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The quickest flight from Riga Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 25 min.

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Riga to Sicily bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Palermo station.

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Sicily is 1 h behind Riga. It is currently 6:01 AM in Riga and 5:01 AM in Sicily.

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

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Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and Air Baltic offer flights from Riga Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Riga to Riga Airport is to line 22 bus which takes 27 min and costs .

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