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

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Train, train to Manchester, fly to Palermo  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Wilmslow
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Palermo (PMO) MAN - PMO

€112 - €295

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Train, train to Manchester, fly to Catania  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Wilmslow
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Catania (CTA) MAN - CTA

€113 - €284

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Palermo  •  12h 28m

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Milton Keynes Central
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Palermo (PMO) LTN - PMO

€141 - €433

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Catania  •  11h 38m

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
  4. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Catania (CTA) BRS - CTA

€213 - €607

Train, train to London Stansted, fly to Palermo  •  12h 16m

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to London Euston
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Palermo (PMO) STN - PMO

€166 - €506

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Catania  •  12h 28m

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Milton Keynes Central
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Catania (CTA) LTN - CTA

€132 - €282

Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Catania  •  14h 18m

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Catania (CTA) CWL - CTA

€139 - €324

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Brussels
  3. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Milan
  4. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS

€124 - €163

Bus, bus and ferry, night train, train  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Salzburg
  3. Take the night train from Salzburg Hbf to Roma Termini Nj
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic

€179 - €257

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Genoa
  4. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

€134 - €242

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sicily is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Aberystwyth to Sicily is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £100 - £140 and takes 2 days 0h.

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The fastest way to get from Aberystwyth to Sicily is to train and fly which takes 10h 49m and costs £95 - £260.

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The distance between Aberystwyth and Sicily is 2173 km.

The best way to get from Aberystwyth to Sicily without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 0h and costs £100 - £140.

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It takes approximately 10h 49m to get from Aberystwyth to Sicily, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Palermo Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Sicily is 1h ahead of Aberystwyth. It is currently 8:34 AM in Aberystwyth and 9:34 AM in Sicily.

Swiss, easyJet and Ryanair offer flights from Manchester Airport to Palermo Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at €75 per night.

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  • Distance: 2172.5 km
  • Duration: 10h 49m

What companies run services between Aberystwyth, Wales and Sicily, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Aberystwyth to Sicily. However, you can take the train to Shrewsbury, take the train to Wilmslow, take the train to Manchester Airport, take the walk to Manchester airport, fly to Palermo, take the walk to Punta Raisi, then take the train to Palermo. Alternatively, you can take the train to Shrewsbury, take the train to Wilmslow, take the train to Manchester Airport, take the walk to Manchester airport, fly to Catania, take the walk to Catania Airport, then take the bus to Catania.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Manchester to Palermo via Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Manchester to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Manchester to Palermo via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Manchester to Palermo via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Manchester to Catania via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from Manchester to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from Manchester to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from Manchester to Catania via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from Manchester to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €90
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €90
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€29 - €90
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Turin
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €90
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Perugia
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€29 - €90
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€29 - €90
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €90
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Venice
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €90
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €90
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Palermo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Flights from Manchester to Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Flights from Manchester to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Flights from London Luton to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Flights from London Luton to Palermo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€85 - €300
Flights from London Luton to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Flights from Bristol to Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Bristol to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from London Luton to Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from London Luton to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €490
Flights from Bristol to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Cardiff to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €500
Flights from Cardiff to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Catania via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€160 - €440
Flights from Cardiff to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from London Luton to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Cardiff to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Flights from Cardiff to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol, Rome
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Manchester to Catania via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Manchester to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Catania via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Cardiff to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Wilmslow
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Aberystwyth to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Shrewsbury to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
tfw.wales
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Wolverhampton to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€30 - €45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€85 - €120
Train from Wolverhampton to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €190
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€55 - €75
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€140 - €190
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Wolverhampton to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€33 - €38
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€7 - €11
Anytime Day Single
€33 - €38
Train from Wolverhampton to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€10 - €15
Anytime Day Single
€55 - €65
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€13 - €17
Anytime Day 1st Class
€22 - €30
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Salzburg Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Nightjet
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€50 - €75
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberystwyth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Milan
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Genoa
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
Baltour
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators

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