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There are 10 ways to get from Ciampino to Sicily by train, plane, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, car or ferry

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Train to Rome, fly to Palermo  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from Ciampino to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Palermo (PMO) FCO - PMO

25€ - 144€

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Train to Rome, fly to Catania  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Ciampino to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Catania (CTA) FCO - CTA

18€ - 113€

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Train to Rome, fly to Comiso  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Ciampino to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Comiso (CIY) FCO - CIY

71€ - 300€

Train to Rome, fly to Trapani  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Ciampino to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Trapani (TPS) FCO - TPS

65€ - 321€

Train, train to Naples, fly to Palermo  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Ciampino to Roma Termini
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Palermo (PMO) NAP - PMO

35€ - 196€

Train to Naples, fly to Catania  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA

36€ - 165€

Train  •  13h 49m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic

53€ - 80€

Bus and ferry  •  14h 10m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Roma Tiburtina to Messina Piazza della Repubblica Milano
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo Messina

48€ - 96€

Bus, car ferry  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Ciampino Airport Arrivals Terminal to Naples Metropark Naples Metropark - Rome Fiumicino Airport Terminal 3 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Naples to Palermo

40€ - 76€

Drive, ferry  •  15h 7m

  1. Drive from Ciampino to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo

57€ - 127€

Ciampino → Sicily
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The cheapest way to get from Ciampino to Sicily is to train and fly which costs 18€ - 120€ and takes 4h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Ciampino to Sicily is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 300€ and takes 3h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ciampino to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Rome Ciampino Airport and arriving at Palermo via Roma Tiburtina and Messina Piazza della Repubblica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 10m.

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The distance between Ciampino and Sicily is 487 km.

The best way to get from Ciampino to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 13h 49m and costs 50€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Ciampino to Sicily, including transfers.

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Ciampino to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Roma Tiburtina station.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Palermo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Ciampino to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Palermo station.

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Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Palermo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ciampino to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 486.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Ciampino, Lazio, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale once daily. Tickets cost 50€ - 75€ and the journey takes 11h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ciampino to Palermo via Rome Tiburtina Bus station, Roma Tiburtina, and Messina Piazza della Repubblica in around 14h 10m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Flights from Rome to Comiso
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
Flights from Naples to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
17€ - 90€
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
8€ - 70€
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
20€ - 140€
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
18€ - 160€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 120€
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 150€
Alba Star
Website
albastar.es
Flights from Rome to Trapani
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 600€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
9€ - 95€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 410€
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 Ciampino to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 4€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
3€ - 4€
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Roma Tiburtina to Messina Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Fiumicino Express
Phone
+39 3913998081
Website
fiumicinoexpress.com
Bus from Rome Ciampino Airport Arrivals Terminal to Naples Metropark
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€
Website
Fiumicino Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Ciampino Airport to Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Tirrenia
Grandi Navi Veloci
Phone
+39 010 209 4591
Email
booking@gnv.it
Website
gnv.it
Car ferry from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 55€
Website
Grandi Navi Veloci
Ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 110€
Website
Grandi Navi Veloci

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