There are 12 ways to get from Cinque Terre to Sicily by train, plane, car, ferry, bus 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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Train to Pisa, fly to Palermo  •  5h 53m

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

29€ - 218€

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Train to Pisa, fly to Catania  •  5h 47m

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

27€ - 187€

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Train to Genoa, fly to Catania  •  6h 31m

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

43€ - 233€

Train to Pisa, fly to Comiso  •  5h 9m

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

80€ - 454€

Train to Pisa, fly to Trapani  •  6h 19m

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

92€ - 362€

Train, train to Bologna, fly to Catania  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Corniglia to Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  3. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Catania (CTA) BLQ - CTA

59€ - 258€

Train, train to Bologna, fly to Trapani  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Corniglia to Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  3. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Trapani (TPS) BLQ - TPS

105€ - 413€

Train  •  18h 8m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Roma Tiburtina Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic

59€ - 235€

Drive, ferry  •  19h 13m

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

92€ - 165€

Bus  •  22h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Sarzana to Florence, Florence N1583
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Palermo, Palermo N597

71€ - 104€

Train, car ferry  •  23h 59m

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

60€ - 145€

Train, bus  •  24h 24m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa S. Rossore Re
  2. Take the bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

53€ - 93€

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The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Sicily is to train and fly which costs 27€ - 190€ and takes 5h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to Sicily is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 460€ and takes 5h 9m.

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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, Tiburtina F.s., Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 8m.

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The distance between Cinque Terre and Sicily is 817 km.

The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 18h 8m and costs 55€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Cinque Terre to Sicily, including transfers.

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Cinque Terre to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from La Spezia Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Sicily is to train which takes 18h 8m and costs 55€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 22h 33m.

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The quickest flight from Pisa Airport to Palermo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Cinque Terre to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 816.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 53m

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

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Palermo via La Spezia Centrale, Roma Tiburtina, Tiburtina F.s., Termini, Roma Termini, and Palermo Centrale in around 18h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cinque Terre to Palermo via La Spezia Centrale, Piazza Caduti, Santa Caterina, Sarzana, Florence, Florence, Palermo, Palermo, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 22h 33m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Flights from Pisa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Flights from Genoa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Pisa to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 460€
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Flights from Bologna to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Flights from Bologna to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 430€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 210€
Flights from Pisa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 120€
Flights from Pisa to Comiso
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 370€
Flights from Pisa to Trapani
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 220€
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 320€
Flights from Bologna to Trapani
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Flights from Genoa to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
290€ - 1100€
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 La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 10€
Train from Corniglia to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 23€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa S. Rossore
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 11€
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 La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 23€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
6€ - 9€
Base 2nd Class
12€ - 15€
Base 1st Class
20€ - 23€
Train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
6€ - 8€
Base 2nd Class
11€ - 14€
Base 1st Class
19€ - 22€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 25€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
7€ - 9€
Base 2nd Class
13€ - 16€
Base 1st Class
22€ - 25€
Train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
25€ - 35€
Base 2nd Class
70€ - 90€
Base 1st Class
100€ - 115€
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 La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
9€ - 14€
Base Standard
23€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Italo Treno
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sarzana to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Palermo, Palermo
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Baltour
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Livorno to Palermo
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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Cinque Terre to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Palermo Centrale station.

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