There are 11 ways to get from Cinque Terre to Sicily by train, plane, car, ferry, car ferry 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

Train to Pisa, fly to Palermo  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Palermo (PMO) PSA - PMO

$51 - $183

Cheapest option

Train to Pisa, fly to Catania  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Catania (CTA) PSA - CTA

$46 - $219

9 alternative options

Train to Genoa, fly to Catania  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Catania (CTA) GOA - CTA

$48 - $254

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Palermo  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Palermo (PMO) LIN - PMO

$77 - $308

Train, train to Florence, fly to Catania  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
  3. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Catania (CTA) FLR - CTA

$78 - $216

Train to Pisa, fly to Comiso  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Comiso (CIY) PSA - CIY

$55 - $375

Train, train to Bologna, fly to Catania  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  4. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Catania (CTA) BLQ - CTA

$75 - $348

Drive, ferry  •  19 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Cinque Terre to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

$109 - $187

Train  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Palermo Centrale Icn

$122 - $168

Train, car ferry  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Livorno Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Livorno to Palermo

$79 - $124

Bus  •  22 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Villa San Giovani
  2. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo - Via Oreto

$173 - $246

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cinque Terre and Sicily is 817 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Sicily is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 160€ and takes 5 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to Sicily is to train and fly which takes 4 h 59 min and costs 35€ - 190€.

No, there is no direct train from Cinque Terre to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Corniglia and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via La Spezia Centrale and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Cinque Terre to Sicily, including transfers.

What companies run services between Cinque Terre, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Cinque Terre to Palermo twice daily. Tickets cost $120 - $160 and the journey takes 17 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cinque Terre to Palermo via La Spezia Centrale, La Spezia, Villa San Giovani, Villa San Giovanni, Messina Piazza della Repubblica, Messina - Piazza della Repubblica, Palermo - Via Oreto, and Regione Siciliana - Paratore in around 22 h 9 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Pisa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Genoa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Milan Linate to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Milan Linate to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Florence to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Bologna to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Pisa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Pisa to Comiso
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Livorno Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Levanto to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
17 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from La Spezia to Villa San Giovani
Ave. Duration
15 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo - Via Oreto
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators

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