There are 4 ways to get from Balestrate to Sicily by bus, train, taxi or car
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Bus, line 102 bus • 1h 30m
€7 - €8
Train • 1h 56m
€5 - €11
2 alternative options
Taxi • 34 min
€55 - €70
Drive • 34 min
€6 - €10
Balestrate to Sicily by train
The train journey time between Balestrate and Sicily is around 1h 55m and covers a distance of around 57 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 20m. Operated by Trenitalia, the Balestrate to Sicily train service departs from Balestrate and arrives in Palermo Notarbartolo. Typically 24 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Balestrate to Sicily train schedules
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Balestrate to Sicily is to bus and line 102 bus which costs €7 - €9 and takes 1h 30m.
The quickest way to get from Balestrate to Sicily is to taxi which costs €55 - €70 and takes 34 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Balestrate to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Balestrate and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 30m.
No, there is no direct train from Balestrate to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Balestrate and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Piraineto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.
It is 113 km from Balestrate to Sicily. It is approximately 52.6 km to drive.
The best way to get from Balestrate to Sicily without a car is to bus and line 102 bus which takes 1h 30m and costs €7 - €9.
It takes approximately 1h 30m to get from Balestrate to Sicily, including transfers.
Balestrate to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Russo, depart from Balestrate station.
Balestrate to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Balestrate station.
The best way to get from Balestrate to Sicily is to bus and line 102 bus which takes 1h 30m and costs €7 - €9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €4 - €11 and takes 1h 56m.
What companies run services between Balestrate, Italy and Sicily, Italy?
You can take a bus from Balestrate to Palermo via Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 1h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Balestrate to Palermo via Piraineto in around 1h 56m.
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.
Train from Balestrate to Piraineto
- Ave. Duration
- 37 min
- 4 times a day
- Estimated price
- €2 - €6
- 1st Class
- €5 - €6
Train from Piraineto to Palermo Notarbartolo
- Ave. Duration
- 43 min
- Estimated price
- €2 - €5
- 1st Class
- €4 - €5
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Balestrate to Sicily bus services, operated by AMAT Palermo S.p.A., arrive at Piazza Boiardo station.
Balestrate to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Palermo Notarbartolo station.
Yes, the driving distance between Balestrate to Sicily is 53 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Balestrate to Sicily.
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