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

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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Bus to Geneva, fly to Palermo  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Palermo (PMO) GVA - PMO

€68 - €142

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Bus to Lyon, fly to Catania  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Catania (CTA) LYS - CTA

€47 - €156

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Bus to Geneva, fly to Catania  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Catania (CTA) GVA - CTA

€74 - €161

Bus to Lyon, fly to Palermo  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Palermo (PMO) LYS - PMO

€51 - €167

Train to Turin, fly to Palermo  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Palermo (PMO) TRN - PMO

€77 - €165

Train to Turin, fly to Catania  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Catania (CTA) TRN - CTA

€84 - €224

Train  •  23h 45m

  1. Take the train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic

€159 - €314

Drive, ferry  •  24h 39m

  1. Drive from Annecy to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

€125 - €212

Bus  •  29h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Turin 1725
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Palermo N597

€91 - €114

Bus, ferry  •  36h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Genoa N739
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

€116 - €189

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sicily is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sicily is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Sicily is to bus and fly which costs €45 - €160 and takes 6h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Sicily is to bus and fly which costs €70 - €170 and takes 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Turin and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Aix Les Bains Le Revard, Torino Porta Susa, Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 45m.

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The distance between Annecy and Sicily is 1139 km.

The best way to get from Annecy to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 23h 45m and costs €150 - €320.

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It takes approximately 6h 27m to get from Annecy to Sicily, including transfers.

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Annecy to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Annecy station.

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Annecy to Sicily train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Aix Les Bains Le Revard station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Sicily is to train which takes 23h 45m and costs €150 - €320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €90 - €120 and takes 29h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 1138.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 27m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Sicily, Italy?

You can take a train from Annecy to Palermo via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Aix Les Bains Le Revard, Torino Porta Susa, Roma Termini, and Palermo Centrale in around 23h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Palermo via Turin, Palermo, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 29h 1m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Turin to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€22 - €130
Flights from Turin to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €270
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€17 - €180
Flights from Turin to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Flights from Turin to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Geneva to Palermo via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Geneva to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €140
Flights from Lyon to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €190
Flights from Lyon to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Lyon to Catania via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Lyon to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €320
Flights from Turin to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Turin to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €280
Flights from Geneva to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Flights from Geneva to Catania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €300
Flights from Geneva to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €280
Flights from Lyon to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €550
Flights from Lyon to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€260 - €380
Flights from Turin to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€330 - €4100
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Turin to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €240
Flights from Turin to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Palermo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Flights from Lyon to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €320
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Turin to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €140
Flights from Turin to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lyon to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €400
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €55
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €150
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€50 - €70
Base Standard
€85 - €120
Base Premium
€100 - €150
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
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Annecy, Eglise Des Fins to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
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 Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Annecy to Turin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin to Palermo
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Annecy to Genoa
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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

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