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There are 7 ways to get from Caria to Sicily by bus, train, ferry, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rosarno to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
  2. Take the bus from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo

Cheapest

Ferry, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Vibo Valentia to Milazzo
  2. Take the bus from Milazzo to Palermo

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Rosarno to Villa S.Giovanni
  2. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale

Ferry, train

  1. Take the ferry from Vibo Valentia to Milazzo
  2. Take the train from Milazzo to Palermo Centrale

Drive, ferry

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

Train, fly to Catania

  1. Take the train from Tropea to Lamezia Terme C.
  2. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Catania (CTA)

Train, fly to Palermo

  1. Take the train from Tropea to Lamezia Terme C.
  2. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Palermo (PMO)
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  • 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.

Last updated: 17 Sep 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Caria to Sicily is to ferry and bus, which costs €30 - €50 and takes 9h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Caria to Sicily is to drive and ferry which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 54m.

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The distance between Caria and Sicily is 193 km.

The best way to get from Caria to Sicily without a car is to bus which takes 6h 10m and costs €65 - €90.

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It takes approximately 6h 10m to get from Caria to Sicily, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lamezia Terme Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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Volotea, Wizz Air, Blue Air and four other airlines offer flights from Lamezia Terme Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 214+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Caria to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 192.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 10m

What companies run services between Caria, Calabria, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

You can take a bus from Caria to Palermo via Rosarno, Messina - Piazza della Repubblica, and Messina Piazza della Repubblica in around 6h 10m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €120
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€26 - €160
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Turin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€26 - €160
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€26 - €160
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€26 - €160
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €150
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €150
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €200
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €200
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €250
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €240
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €270
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€280 - €950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€210 - €420
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 Rosarno to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €8
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Train from Milazzo to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €26
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€23 - €26
Train from Tropea to Lamezia Terme C.
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €9
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Rosarno to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€8 - €11
Base Standard
€20 - €28
Base Premium
€26 - €40
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 Rosarno to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Train from Milazzo to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Train from Tropea to Lamezia Terme C.
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €7
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Rosarno to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€12 - €18
Smart Low Cost
€10 - €15
Smart Flex
€22 - €35
Bus operators
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Rosarno to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Milazzo to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.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
Ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page

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