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There are 8 ways to get from Biarritz to Sicily by plane, car, ferry, train, bus or car 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 Biarritz to Catania

  1. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Catania (CTA)

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Fly San Sebastian to Catania

  1. Fly from San Sebastian (EAS) to Catania (CTA)

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Fly Biarritz to Palermo

  1. Fly from Biarritz (BIQ) to Palermo (PMO)

Drive, ferry

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

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Biarritz to Massy Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Paris - Massy-Palaiseau to Turin
  3. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Roma Termini
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale

Train, bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Biarritz to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Marseille St Charles
  3. Take the bus from Marseille to Genoa
  4. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Biarritz to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Torino - Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Turin to Palermo

Train, car ferry, ferry

  1. Take the train from San Sebastian/Donostia to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  3. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo

Biarritz to Sicily by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Biarritz and Sicily is around 3 days 3h and covers a distance of around 3015 km. This includes an average layover time of around 41h 44m. The fastest journey normally takes 3 days 2h. Operated by Chronoplus, TGV inOui, FlixBus and others, the Biarritz to Sicily service departs from Les Trois Fontaines and arrives in Palermo Notarbartolo. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
33h 17m
Layover time:
41h 44m
Total time:
3 days 3h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3 days 2h
Journey distance:
3015 km
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€242
Carbon emissions:
213 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:43
Last service departs at:
17:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Biarritz to Sicily bus, train and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Biarritz to Sicily is to fly which costs €40 - €230 and takes 12h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Biarritz to Sicily is to fly. Taking this option will cost €85 - €330 and takes 7h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Biarritz to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Biarritz and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Bordeaux City Centre, Turin and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 51m.

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The distance between Biarritz and Sicily is 1477 km.

The best way to get from Biarritz to Sicily without a car is to train and bus which takes 37h 32m and costs €230 - €420.

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It takes approximately 8h 44m to get from Biarritz to Sicily, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Biarritz to Sicily is to fly which takes 8h 44m and costs €80 - €310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €110 - €140 and takes 40h 51m.

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There is no direct flight from Biarritz Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 40m and has one stopover.

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Biarritz to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Palermo station.

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Map of how to get from Biarritz to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 1477.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 44m

What companies run services between Biarritz, France and Sicily, Italy?

Transavia France, Air France and two other airlines fly from Biarritz to Catania twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Biarritz to Palermo via Bordeaux City Centre, Torino - Bus station, Turin, Palermo, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 40h 51m.

Airlines
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Biarritz to Catania via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €500
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €500
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Catania via Barcelona, Turin
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from San Sebastian to Catania via Madrid
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Flights from San Sebastian to Catania via Barcelona, Pisa
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Flights from San Sebastian to Catania via Barcelona, Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €390
Flights from San Sebastian to Catania via Barcelona, Bologna
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €200
Flights from San Sebastian to Catania via Madrid, Rome
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Biarritz to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Biarritz to Catania via Nice
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Flights from Biarritz to Catania via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€85 - €310
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Flights from San Sebastian to Catania via Barcelona, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Biarritz to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €450
Flights from Biarritz to Catania via Lyon, Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €460
Flights from Biarritz to Palermo via Lyon, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from San Sebastian to Catania via Barcelona, Florence
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Biarritz to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Lingotto to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€45 - €65
Base Standard
€75 - €110
Base Premium
€95 - €140
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Lingotto to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€50 - €75
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Biarritz to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€35 - €60
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €80
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€45 - €70
Rail 1st Class
€65 - €95
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Sebastian/Donostia to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris - Massy-Palaiseau to Turin
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Marseille to Genoa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Biarritz to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin to Palermo
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Marseille to Genoa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
Grandi Navi Veloci
Phone
+39 010 209 4591
Email
booking@gnv.it
Website
gnv.it
Ferry from Genoa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Grandi Navi Veloci
Ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Website
Grandi Navi Veloci
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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Alitalia, Air France, easyJet and Transavia France offer flights from Biarritz Airport to Catania Airport.

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