There are 11 ways to get from Athens to Sicily by plane, ferry, bus, bus and ferry, train, 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  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Palermo (PMO) ATH - PMO

$83 - $368

Cheapest option

Fly to Catania  •  5 h 19 min

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

$71 - $294

9 alternative options

Fly to Trapani  •  9 h 13 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

Fly to Reggio Calabria, ferry  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Reggio Calabria (REG) ATH - REG
  2. Take the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima

$170 - $1,825

Bus, bus and ferry  •  31 h 27 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

$157 - $199

Train, bus and ferry  •  34 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Kalambaka 884
  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 - $338

Bus, car ferry, train  •  34 h 51 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 Napoli
  4. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$195 - $412

Bus, car ferry, train via Salerno  •  35 h 39 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 / ...

$211 - $419

Bus, bus and ferry via Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli  •  36 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Trikala to Ancona
  3. Take the bus from Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS

$205 - $290

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 takes 5 h 19 min and costs 60€ - 260€.

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The distance between Athens and Sicily is 841 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 38 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 27 min.

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

Volotea, Aegean Airlines and Alitalia fly from Athens to Palermo 3 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Athens to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Athens to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Comiso via Malta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Athens to Reggio Calabria via Naples, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Athens to Reggio Calabria via Palermo, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Trapani via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Thursday, Saturday 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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Athens to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Athens to Reggio Calabria via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Athens to Reggio Calabria via Santorini, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
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
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
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
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Athens to Comiso via Malta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$21 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 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
Train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Salerno to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 50 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
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
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
Portokalidis Tours
Website
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
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
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bari Porto to Napoli
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
marinobus.it
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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
$90 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$93 - $94
Aircraft-type seats
$106 - $107
2 bed inside cabin
$264 - $265
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
$28 - $45

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