There are 12 ways to get from Brindisi to Sicily by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car 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.

Recommended option

Fly Brindisi to Catania  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Catania (CTA) BDS - CTA

$68 - $475

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Brindisi to Taranto
  2. Take the bus from Taranto - via Porto Mercantile to Mirto
  3. Take the bus from Mirto to Palermo

$50 - $63

10 alternative options

Fly Brindisi to Palermo  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Palermo (PMO) BDS - PMO

$60 - $613

Fly Brindisi to Trapani  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Trapani (TPS) BDS - TPS

$236 - $1,046

Fly Brindisi to Comiso  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Comiso (CIY) BDS - CIY

$131 - $801

Train to Bari, fly to Catania  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Catania (CTA) BRI - CTA

$71 - $356

Train to Bari, fly to Palermo, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Palermo (PMO) BRI - PMO
  3. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo

$68 - $234

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Brindisi to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cosenza to Palermo

$75 - $115

Train, night bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Taranto Reg / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Taranto to Lamezia Terme Centrale Bus
  3. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Palermo Centrale Ic

Train via Paola  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Taranto Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Sibari Ic
  3. Take the train from Sibari to Castiglione Cosentino Reg
  4. Take the train from Paola to Palermo Centrale Ic

$77 - $121

Train  •  17 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Taranto Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Battipaglia Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Battipaglia to Palermo Centrale Icn

$93 - $129

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Brindisi to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Palermo

$103 - $195

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brindisi to Sicily is to bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 15 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brindisi to Sicily is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 310€ and takes 5 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brindisi to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Brindisi and arriving at Palermo via Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brindisi to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Brindisi and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Taranto, Sibari, Castiglione Cosentino, Paola and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 44 min.

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The distance between Brindisi and Sicily is 470 km.

The best way to get from Brindisi to Sicily without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 12 h 7 min and costs 60€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Brindisi to Sicily, including transfers.

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Brindisi to Sicily bus services, operated by Saj, depart from Brindisi station.

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Brindisi to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Brindisi station.

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The best way to get from Brindisi to Sicily is to fly which takes 5 h 31 min and costs 55€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 14 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Brindisi to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 293.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Brindisi, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

Alitalia, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Brindisi to Catania hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brindisi to Palermo via Taranto, Sibari, Castiglione Cosentino, Paola, and Palermo Centrale in around 14 h 44 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome, Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Brindisi to Trapani via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Turin
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Brindisi to Comiso via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Brindisi to Comiso via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Brindisi to Comiso via Rome, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Brindisi to Comiso via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,400
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Brindisi to Comiso via Rome, Malta
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Flights from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Train operators
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 Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$2 - $4
Train from Brindisi to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Train from Sibari to Castiglione Cosentino
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
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 Lamezia Terme Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Taranto to Sibari
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Paola to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Taranto to Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Battipaglia to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Brindisi to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
saj.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Palermo
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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
Night bus from Taranto to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Brindisi to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Autolinee Romano
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Mirto to Palermo
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45

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