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There are 7 ways to get from Canberra to Sicily by plane or bus

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 Canberra to Palermo  •  31h 48m

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Palermo (PMO) CBR - PMO

€703 - €1909

Cheapest option

Bus to Moruya, fly to Catania  •  37h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre to Coronation Dr Opp Frances St
  2. Fly from Moruya (MYA) to Catania (CTA) MYA - CTA

€491 - €1251

5 alternative options

Bus to Sydney, fly to Catania  •  28h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney Airport
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Catania (CTA) SYD - CTA

€629 - €1652

Fly Canberra to Catania  •  28h 26m

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Catania (CTA) CBR - CTA

€704 - €1808

Bus to Sydney, fly to Palermo  •  31h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney Airport
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Palermo (PMO) SYD - PMO

€628 - €1653

Bus to Cooma, fly to Catania  •  34h 27m

  1. Take the bus from West Row After London Cct to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St
  2. Fly from Cooma (OOM) to Catania (CTA) OOM - CTA

€498 - €1258

Bus to Wagga Wagga, fly to Catania  •  34h 49m

  1. Take the bus from West Row After London Cct to Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 1
  2. Fly from Wagga Wagga (WGA) to Catania (CTA) WGA - CTA

€722 - €1932

Canberra (CBR) to Palermo (PMO) flights

The flight time between Canberra (CBR) and Palermo (PMO) is around 32h 12m and covers a distance of around 16126 km. The fastest flight normally takes 28h 10m. Services are operated by Virgin Australia, Etihad, Alitalia and others. Typically 68 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
32h 12m
Fastest flight journey time:
28h 10m
Flight distance:
16126 km
Flights per week:
68
Cheapest price:
€737
Carbon emissions:
3270 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
10:40
Last flight departs at:
19:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Canberra (CBR) to Palermo (PMO) flight schedules

Australia → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Australia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Australia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Australia

  • 5-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Australia
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  • 5-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Cyprus, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area and Cyprus
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Australia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Australia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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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 1.5 metres.

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

Yes, entry into Australia from Italy is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Canberra to Sicily is to bus and fly, which costs $750 - $2,000 and takes 37h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra to Sicily is to bus and fly which costs $1,000 - $2,700 and takes 28h 21m.

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The distance between Canberra and Sicily is 16017 km.

It takes approximately 31h 48m to get from Canberra to Sicily, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Canberra Airport to Palermo Airport. The quickest flight takes 34h 10m and has three stopovers.

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Sicily is 8h behind Canberra. It is currently 2:36 PM in Canberra and 6:36 AM in Sicily.

Virgin Australia, easyJet, Emirates and eight other airlines offer flights from Canberra Airport to Palermo Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Canberra Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs $1 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Canberra to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 16017.5 km
  • Duration: 31h 48m

What companies run services between Canberra, ACT, Australia and Sicily, Italy?

Virgin Australia, Etihad and nine other airlines fly from Canberra to Palermo every 3 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Canberra to Palermo via Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
29h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€800 - €2000
Flights from Canberra to Palermo via Melbourne, Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€800 - €2000
Flights from Canberra to Palermo via Adelaide, Doha, Rome
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€700 - €1900
Flights from Sydney to Catania via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€650 - €1600
Flights from Canberra to Catania via Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€800 - €2000
Flights from Sydney to Palermo via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€650 - €1700
Flights from Sydney to Palermo via Singapore Changi, Rome
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€750 - €2200
Flights from Moruya to Catania via Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
32h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€500 - €1300
Flights from Cooma to Catania via Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
30h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€500 - €1300
Flights from Cooma to Catania via Brisbane, Dubai, Rome
Ave. Duration
36h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€600 - €1300
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Catania via Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
31h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€800 - €2000
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Catania via Melbourne, Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
32h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€800 - €1900
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Canberra to Palermo via Melbourne, Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
35h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€800 - €2000
Flights from Sydney to Catania via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€650 - €1600
Flights from Canberra to Catania via Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€800 - €2000
Flights from Sydney to Palermo via Singapore Changi, Rome
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€750 - €2200
Flights from Moruya to Catania via Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
32h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€500 - €1300
Flights from Cooma to Catania via Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
30h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€500 - €1300
Flights from Cooma to Catania via Brisbane, Dubai, Rome
Ave. Duration
36h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€600 - €1300
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Catania via Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
31h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€800 - €2000
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Catania via Melbourne, Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
32h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€800 - €1900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Canberra to Palermo via Sydney, Dubai, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
32h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€950 - €2000
Flights from Canberra to Palermo via Perth, Doha, Rome
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €1900
Flights from Canberra to Palermo via Sydney, Doha, Rome
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €1900
Flights from Canberra to Palermo via Sydney, Dubai, Rome
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €1900
Flights from Sydney to Palermo via Doha, Rome
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €1600
Flights from Sydney to Palermo via Doha, Budapest
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€600 - €1600
Flights from Sydney to Palermo via Dubai, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€750 - €1600
Flights from Sydney to Palermo via Hong Kong, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
27h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€850 - €2500
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Sydney to Catania via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €1500
Flights from Canberra to Catania via Sydney, Dubai
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€850 - €1800
Flights from Canberra to Catania via Melbourne, Dubai
Ave. Duration
31h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€850 - €1800
Flights from Moruya to Catania via Sydney, Dubai
Ave. Duration
32h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€550 - €1200
Flights from Cooma to Catania via Brisbane, Dubai
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €1200
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Catania via Sydney, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€850 - €1900
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Catania via Melbourne, Dubai
Ave. Duration
37h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€850 - €1800
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sydney to Catania via Singapore Changi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€650 - €1600
Flights from Sydney to Catania via Ngurah Rai, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€650 - €1600
Flights from Canberra to Catania via Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
33h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€750 - €1900
Flights from Moruya to Catania via Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
33h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€500 - €1200
Flights from Moruya to Catania via Sydney, Doha, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
33h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€450 - €1200
Flights from Cooma to Catania via Brisbane, Dubai, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
37h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €1200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Canberra to Palermo via Sydney, Singapore Changi, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
29h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €2700
Flights from Sydney to Palermo via Singapore Changi, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€750 - €2200
Flights from Sydney to Palermo via Doha, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€600 - €1700
Flights from Sydney to Palermo via Abu Dhabi, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€700 - €1700
Flights from Sydney to Palermo via Dubai, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€750 - €1700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Canberra to Palermo via Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
33h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€850 - €2100
Flights from Canberra to Palermo via Sydney, Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
34h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €2100
Flights from Sydney to Palermo via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€750 - €2200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sydney to Catania via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€750 - €2200
Flights from Sydney to Catania via Hong Kong, Munich
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€800 - €1600
Flights from Sydney to Palermo via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€800 - €1600
Flights from Sydney to Palermo via Hong Kong, Munich
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€800 - €1600
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Canberra to Catania via Melbourne, Dubai
Ave. Duration
31h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€850 - €1800
Flights from Cooma to Catania via Brisbane, Dubai
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €1200
Flights from Wagga Wagga to Catania via Melbourne, Dubai
Ave. Duration
37h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€850 - €1800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Canberra to Catania via Perth, Doha, Sofia
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€700 - €1800
Flights from Moruya to Catania via Sydney, Doha, Sofia
Ave. Duration
31h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€460 - €1200
Flights from Cooma to Catania via Sydney, Doha, Sofia
Ave. Duration
29h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€460 - €1200
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Sydney to Palermo via Doha, Venice
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€600 - €1600
Flights from Cooma to Catania via Brisbane, Dubai, Venice
Ave. Duration
35h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€600 - €1300
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long-distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
€26 - €40
Advantage
€30 - €45
Premium
€30 - €50
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney International Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre to Coronation Dr Opp Frances St
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €25
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from West Row After London Cct to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from West Row After London Cct to Wagga Wagga Station, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Website
NSW TrainLink Train

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