There are 9 ways to get from Berlin to Sicily by plane, train, night train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Berlin Tegel to Catania  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Catania (CTA) TXL - CTA

$80 - $298

Cheapest option

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Catania  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Catania (CTA) SXF - CTA

$49 - $318

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Palermo  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Palermo (PMO) TXL - PMO

$92 - $256

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Palermo  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Palermo (PMO) SXF - PMO

$66 - $246

Train  •  27 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Ec
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$308 - $446

Night train, train  •  38 h 49 min

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Zürich HB Nj
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Palermo Centrale Icn

$404 - $567

Bus Sindbad  •  41 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Alexanderstraße to Szczecin Glowny Krzystofa Kolumba
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Messina
  3. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo - Via Oreto

$136 - $192

Bus Autokar Polska  •  45 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Wrocław, Wrocław DA P14 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław to Palermo

$109 - $161

Drive, ferry  •  28 h 56 min

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

$264 - $419

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Sicily is to fly which costs 40€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Sicily is to fly which costs 65€ - 260€ and takes 6 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Berlin Alexanderstraße and arriving at Regione Siciliana - De Saliba via Szczecin, Messina - Piazza della Repubblica and Regione Siciliana - Paratore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via München Hbf, Verona Porta Nuova, Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 38 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Sicily is 1662 km.

The best way to get from Berlin to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 27 h 38 min and costs 260€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Berlin to Sicily, including transfers.

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Berlin to Sicily bus services, operated by Interglobus, depart from Berlin Alexanderstraße station.

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Berlin to Sicily train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Sicily is to fly which takes 6 h 8 min and costs 65€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 260€ - 390€ and takes 27 h 38 min, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 41 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 1038.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Sicily, Italy?

easyJet, Alitalia and six other airlines fly from Berlin to Catania every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Palermo via München Hbf, Verona Porta Nuova, Roma Termini, and Palermo Centrale in around 27 h 38 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Catania via Venice
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Palermo via Naples
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Palermo via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Catania via Pisa
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Palermo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Palermo via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
12 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
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 Milano Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Interglobus
Phone
(+48) 91 48 50 422
Email
biuro@followme.pl
Website
interglobus.pl
Bus from Berlin Alexanderstraße to Szczecin Glowny Krzystofa Kolumba
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
interglobus.pl
Sindbad
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo - Via Oreto
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Wrocław, Wrocław DA
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Wrocław to Palermo
Ave. Duration
37 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators

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