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

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Train  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

18€ - 50€

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Bus  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Acireale to Catania Аа428
  2. Take the bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Palermo - Via Oreto A19

33€ - 50€

Bus via Caltanissetta  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Catania, Via D'Amico to Caltanissetta
  2. Take the bus from Caltanissetta to Palermo via Balsamo

22€ - 26€

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from Acireale to Palermo 144.5 miles

30€ - 45€

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The cheapest way to get from Acireale to Sicily is to bus via Caltanissetta which costs 21€ - 27€ and takes 7h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Acireale to Sicily is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Acireale to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Acireale and arriving at Regione Siciliana - De Saliba via Catania Bus Terminal and Regione Siciliana - Paratore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 16m.

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The distance between Acireale and Sicily is 89 km. The road distance is 231.1 km.

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The best way to get from Acireale to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs 18€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Acireale to Sicily, including transfers.

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Acireale to Sicily bus services, operated by Azienda Siciliana Trasporti, depart from Acireale station.

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The best way to get from Acireale to Sicily is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs 18€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 5h 16m.

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Acireale to Sicily bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, arrive at Palermo - Via Oreto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Acireale to Sicily is 231 km. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Acireale to Sicily.

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  • Distance: 55.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 59m

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Acireale to Palermo 5 times a day. Tickets cost 15€ - 35€ and the journey takes 3h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Acireale to Palermo via Catania, Catania Bus Terminal, Palermo - Via Oreto, and Regione Siciliana - Paratore in around 5h 16m.

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.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
27€ - 33€
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Catania, Via D'Amico to Caltanissetta
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Caltanissetta to Palermo via Balsamo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it

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