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There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Sicily by plane, car ferry or train

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Fly to Palermo  •  13h 33m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Palermo (PMO) BOS - PMO

353€ - 1117€

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Fly to Catania  •  13h 13m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Catania (CTA) BOS - CTA

274€ - 1016€

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Fly to Comiso  •  14h 10m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Comiso (CIY) BOS - CIY

719€ - 2633€

Fly to Reggio Calabria, car ferry  •  18h 10m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Reggio Calabria (REG) BOS - REG
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima

345€ - 1188€

Fly to Lamezia Terme, train, car ferry  •  18h 36m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) BOS - SUF
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima

511€ - 1703€

Fly to Trapani  •  15h 15m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Trapani (TPS) BOS - TPS

1103€ - 4315€

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sicily is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sicily is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sicily is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Sicily is to fly which costs $330 - $1,300 and takes 13h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Sicily is to fly which costs $330 - $1,300 and takes 13h 13m.

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The distance between Boston and Sicily is 6963 km.

It takes approximately 13h 33m to get from Boston to Sicily, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Palermo Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 20m and has one stopover.

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Sicily is 6h ahead of Boston. It is currently 4:08 AM in Boston and 10:08 AM in Sicily.

Delta, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways and six other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Palermo Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $13.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 6963.5 km
  • Duration: 13h 33m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Sicily, Italy?

Swiss, Alitalia and nine other airlines fly from Boston to Palermo every 4 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Boston to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390€ - 1200€
Flights from Boston to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350€ - 1000€
Flights from Boston to Comiso via Rome
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 2600€
Flights from Boston to Comiso via New York JFK, Rome
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100€ - 2700€
Flights from Boston to Comiso via Paris CDG, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
900€ - 3000€
Flights from Boston to Comiso via Amsterdam Schiphol, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
900€ - 2900€
Flights from Boston to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
450€ - 1100€
Flights from Boston to Reggio Calabria via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
340€ - 1200€
Flights from Boston to Reggio Calabria via Paris CDG, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 1200€
Flights from Boston to Reggio Calabria via Paris CDG, Rome
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
370€ - 1300€
Flights from Boston to Lamezia Terme via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 1700€
Flights from Boston to Lamezia Terme via London Heathrow, Rome
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1800€
Flights from Boston to Lamezia Terme via Paris CDG, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1900€
Flights from Boston to Lamezia Terme via Zurich, Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 2000€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Boston to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
470€ - 1200€
Flights from Boston to Palermo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
380€ - 1300€
Flights from Boston to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
340€ - 1200€
Flights from Boston to Lamezia Terme via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 1700€
Flights from Boston to Lamezia Terme via London Heathrow, Rome
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1800€
Flights from Boston to Lamezia Terme via Zurich, Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 2000€
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390€ - 1200€
Flights from Boston to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350€ - 1000€
Flights from Boston to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
340€ - 1100€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Boston to Palermo via Lisbon, Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
350€ - 1100€
Flights from Boston to Reggio Calabria via Lisbon, Rome
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
340€ - 1100€
Flights from Boston to Lamezia Terme via Lisbon, Rome
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
500€ - 1600€
Flights from Boston to Lamezia Terme via London Heathrow, Rome
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1800€
Flights from Boston to Lamezia Terme via Zurich, Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 2000€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Boston to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
340€ - 1100€
Flights from Boston to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
340€ - 1200€
Flights from Boston to Lamezia Terme via London Heathrow, Rome
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1800€
Flights from Boston to Lamezia Terme via Zurich, Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 2000€
Alba Star
Website
albastar.es
Flights from Boston to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1500€ - 4300€
Flights from Boston to Trapani via Rome, Naples
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1200€ - 4300€
Flights from Boston to Trapani via Zurich, Rome
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1500€ - 4900€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Boston to Palermo via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
420€ - 1300€
Flights from Boston to Catania via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
330€ - 1100€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Boston to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
360€ - 950€
Flights from Boston to Lamezia Terme via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
600€ - 1600€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Boston to Trapani via Lisbon, Venice
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1400€ - 4200€
Flights from Boston to Trapani via Frankfurt, Bologna
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
1500€ - 4100€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Boston to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
390€ - 1300€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Boston to Palermo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
380€ - 1300€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Boston to Catania via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
490€ - 1300€
Tayaran Jet
Website
en.tayaranjet.com
Flights from Boston to Trapani via Paris CDG, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400€ - 4800€
Train operators
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 Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
13€ - 15€
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 Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
8€ - 11€
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 Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 16€
Base Standard
26€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
Ferry operators
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
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 40€
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
2€ - 7€
Moto
16€ - 22€
Car
30€ - 40€

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