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There are 10 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.

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Catania  •  6h

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

$80 - $298

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Catania  •  6h 17m

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

$49 - $332

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Palermo  •  7h 49m

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

$85 - $251

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Palermo  •  6h 31m

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

$59 - $255

Fly Berlin Tegel to Comiso  •  9h 33m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Comiso (CIY) TXL - CIY

$225 - $1,208

Train  •  31h 41m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini En
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$282 - $453

Night train, train  •  38h 38m

  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

$388 - $561

Bus Sindbad  •  41h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Szczecin, Szczecin station 057
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Messina
  3. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo - Via Oreto

$140 - $205

Bus Autokar Polska  •  45h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Legnica 1361
  2. Take the bus from Legnica to Palermo

$105 - $152

Drive, ferry  •  28h 56m

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

$264 - $419

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Sicily is to fly which costs 40€ - 290€ and takes 6h 17m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz and arriving at Regione Siciliana - De Saliba via Szczecin, Messina - Piazza della Repubblica and Regione Siciliana - Paratore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Berlin Gesundbrunnen and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Muenchen Hbf, Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 41m.

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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 31h 41m and costs 240€ - 400€.

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

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

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Berlin to Sicily train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Gesundbrunnen station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Sicily is to fly which takes 6h and costs 65€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 240€ - 400€ and takes 31h 41m, you could also bus, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 41h 6m.

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

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

easyJet, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Berlin to Catania 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Palermo via München Hbf, Muenchen Hbf, Roma Termini, and Palermo Centrale in around 31h 41m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Comiso via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Comiso via Frankfurt, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Comiso via Zurich, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Comiso via Venice, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Catania via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Comiso via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Comiso via Cologne Bonn, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Palermo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Palermo via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Palermo via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Comiso via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
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 Gesundbrunnen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
12h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia

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 Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$130 - $160
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
11h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
20h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $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
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Szczecin, Szczecin station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Legnica
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Legnica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
39h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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

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

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Ryanair, KLM, Eurowings and five other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22m and costs 2€ - 4€.

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