There are 9 ways to get from Athens to Sicily by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Palermo, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Palermo (PMO) ATH - PMO
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo

$84 - $372

Cheapest option

Fly to Catania  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Catania (CTA) ATH - CTA

$72 - $294

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Fly to Trapani  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Trapani (TPS) ATH - TPS

$205 - $705

Fly to Comiso  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Comiso (CIY) ATH - CIY

$75 - $1,010

Bus, bus and ferry  •  31 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Fier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
  3. Take the bus from Brindisi to Taranto
  4. Take the bus from Taranto via Porto Mercantile to Cosenza
  5. Take the bus from Cosenza to Palermo

$159 - $201

Bus, bus and ferry via Ancona  •  33 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Trikala to Ancona
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Palermo

$214 - $304

Bus, car ferry, train  •  34 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Bari
  3. Take the bus from Bari-Porto to Salerno
  4. Take the train from Salerno to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$208 - $411

Train, bus and ferry  •  34 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Αθήνα to Καλαμπάκα
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Ancona
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$234 - $339

Drive, car ferry  •  27 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Brindisi
  3. Drive from Brindisi to Villa San Giovanni
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Drive from Messina Marittima to Palermo

$175 - $337

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Sicily is to fly which costs 60€ - 900€ and takes 8 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Sicily is to fly which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Athens and Sicily is 841 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Athens to Sicily, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Fier, Brindisi, Taranto via Porto Mercantile, Cosenza and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 26 min.

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What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Sicily, Italy?

Ryanair and Aegean Airlines fly from Athens to Catania once daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Athens to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Athens to Trapani via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Athens to Trapani via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Comiso via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Athens to Comiso via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Athens to Comiso via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Athens to Trapani via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Athens to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Athens to Palermo via Santorini
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Athens to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Comiso via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Athens to Comiso via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$2 - $4
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Salerno to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Αθήνα to Καλαμπάκα
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$21 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Athens to Fier
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Brindisi to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Bus from Bari-Porto to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Taranto via Porto Mercantile to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
saj.it
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Palermo
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Trikala to Ancona
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Ancona
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Palermo
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Bari
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$95 - $96
Aircraft-type seats
$107 - $108
2 bed inside cabin
$268 - $269
3 bed outside cabin
$220 - $270
Grimaldi Lines
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $45

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