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There are 4 ways to get from Aci Castello to Sicily by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Catania to Palermo N597

16€ - 19€

Cheapest option

Bus via Regione Siciliana - Paratore  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Catania - Bus Station to Palermo - Via Oreto A19

15€ - 20€

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale Re

18€ - 40€

Drive  •  2h 29m

  1. Drive from Aci Castello to Palermo 221.6 km

27€ - 40€

Aci Castello to Sicily by trains

The train journey time between Aci Castello and Sicily is around 6h 3m and covers a distance of around 252 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 51m. Operated by Trenitalia, the Aci Castello to Sicily train service departs from Cannizzaro and arrives in Palermo Notarbartolo. Typically 35 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 3m
Fastest train time:
3h 51m
Trains per week:
35
Cheapest price:
18€
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:00
Last train departs at:
18:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Aci Castello to Sicily train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The cheapest way to get from Aci Castello to Sicily is to bus which costs 15€ - 20€ and takes 4h 44m.

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The fastest way to get from Aci Castello to Sicily is to drive which takes 2h 29m and costs 27€ - 40€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aci Castello to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Aci Castello and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Catania and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aci Castello to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Cannizzaro and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Catania Centrale and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 58m.

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The distance between Aci Castello and Sicily is 87 km. The road distance is 221.6 km.

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The best way to get from Aci Castello to Sicily without a car is to bus which takes 4h 44m and costs 15€ - 20€.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Aci Castello to Sicily, including transfers.

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Aci Castello to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Catania station.

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Aci Castello to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Catania Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Aci Castello to Sicily is to bus which takes 4h 44m and costs 15€ - 20€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 17€ - 45€ and takes 4h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Aci Castello to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 87.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Aci Castello, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Catania to Palermo 4 times a week. Tickets cost 12€ - 15€ and the journey takes 2h 35m. Alternatively, Trenitalia operates a train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale every 4 hours. Tickets cost 16€ - 35€ and the journey takes 3h 4m.

Train operators
Trenitalia

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 Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
29€ - 32€
Bus operators
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 Catania to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania - Bus Station to Palermo - Via Oreto
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it

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Aci Castello to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Palermo station.

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Aci Castello to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Palermo Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aci Castello to Sicily is 222 km. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from Aci Castello to Sicily.

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