There are 11 ways to get from Bulgaria to Sicily by subway, plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, 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.

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Line 1 subway to Sofia, fly to Catania  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Serdika to Sofia Mladost 1
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Catania (CTA) SOF - CTA

$39 - $226

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Fly Sofia to Palermo  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Palermo (PMO) SOF - PMO

$79 - $229

Fly Sofia to Comiso  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Comiso (CIY) SOF - CIY

$134 - $656

Fly Sofia to Trapani  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Trapani (TPS) SOF - TPS

$227 - $692

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Catania  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Catania (CTA) OTP - CTA

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Palermo  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Palermo (PMO) OTP - PMO

Bus, train via Venezia Mestre Station  •  35 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$252 - $359

Bus  •  39 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Bologna Florentia Bus
  2. Take the bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

$120 - $171

Bus Georg, train  •  43 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Napoli
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$307 - $404

Bus, bus and ferry  •  45 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Napoli
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Naples to Palermo

$296 - $406

Drive, car ferry, carferry  •  21 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Durrës
  2. Take the car ferry from Durrës to Brindisi
  3. Drive from Brindisi to Villa San Giovanni
  4. Take the carferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Drive from Messina Marittima to Palermo

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bulgaria to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Sofia Serdika and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 9 min.

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The distance between Bulgaria and Sicily is 1112 km.

The best way to get from Bulgaria to Sicily without a car is to bus and train which takes 35 h 15 min and costs .

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

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Bulgaria to Sicily bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., depart from Sofia Serdika station.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Sicily is to fly which takes 8 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 39 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Bulgaria to Sicily bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS station.

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Sicily is 1 h behind Bulgaria. It is currently 3:40 AM in Bulgaria and 2:40 AM in Sicily.

Wizz Air, Aegean Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Sofia Airport to Catania Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bulgaria to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 695.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Sicily, Italy?

Alitalia, Austrian Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Sofia to Palermo every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sofia to Palermo via Bologna, Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs, PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 39 h 9 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sofia to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Sofia to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from Sofia to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Sofia to Palermo via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Trapani via Frankfurt, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,100
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Comiso via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Comiso via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Sofia to Comiso via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Sofia to Comiso via Athens, Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Sofia to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Catania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Palermo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to Palermo via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Palermo via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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 Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
16 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Bologna
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
atvo.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Napoli
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$240 - $310
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Durrës to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
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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