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There are 9 ways to get from Cornwall to Sicily by train, plane or bus

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Train, train to Bristol, fly to Catania  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the train from Luxulyan to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Catania (CTA) BRS - CTA

175€ - 606€

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Fly Newquay to Palermo  •  11h 35m

  1. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Palermo (PMO) NQY - PMO

70€ - 266€

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Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Catania  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the train from Par to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Catania (CTA) LGW - CTA

165€ - 399€

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Palermo  •  12h 38m

  1. Take the train from Par to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Palermo (PMO) LTN - PMO

193€ - 498€

Train to London Stansted, fly to Palermo  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the train from Par to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Palermo (PMO) STN - PMO

155€ - 470€

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Catania  •  12h 38m

  1. Take the train from Par to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Catania (CTA) LTN - CTA

164€ - 347€

Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Catania  •  14h 58m

  1. Take the train from Luxulyan to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  4. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Catania (CTA) CWL - CTA

252€ - 1086€

Bus  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from St Austell to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Milan 729 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS

109€ - 162€

Train, bus  •  2 days 23h

  1. Take the train from Luxulyan to Plymouth
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
  3. Take the bus from Southampton to Legnica
  4. Take the bus from Legnica to Palermo

149€ - 207€

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The cheapest way to get from Cornwall to Sicily is to bus which costs £90 - £140 and takes 2 days 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Cornwall to Sicily is to train and fly which costs £150 - £550 and takes 10h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cornwall to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Rosevean, Bowling Green Turn and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via St Austell, London - Victoria Coach Station, Paris, Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3h.

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The distance between Cornwall and Sicily is 2068 km.

The best way to get from Cornwall to Sicily without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 3h and costs £90 - £140.

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It takes approximately 10h 26m to get from Cornwall to Sicily, including transfers.

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Cornwall to Sicily bus services, operated by National Express, depart from St Austell station.

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The best way to get from Cornwall to Sicily is to fly which takes 11h 35m and costs £60 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £90 - £140 and takes 2 days 3h.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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Cornwall to Sicily bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS station.

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Map of how to get from Cornwall to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 2067.6 km
  • Duration: 10h 26m

What companies run services between Cornwall, England and Sicily, Italy?

Loganair, Ryanair and four other airlines fly from Cornwall to Palermo once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cornwall to Palermo via St Austell, London Victoria Coach Station, London - Victoria Coach Station, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Paris, Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano, PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 2 days 3h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Flights from Bristol to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from London Luton to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
Flights from London Luton to Palermo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
120€ - 460€
Flights from London Luton to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
Flights from London Luton to Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Flights from London Luton to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 190€
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 190€
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
29€ - 190€
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Turin
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 190€
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Perugia
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
29€ - 190€
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
29€ - 190€
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 190€
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Venice
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 190€
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 190€
Flights from Newquay to Palermo via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Newquay to Palermo via Zurich, Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 750€
Flights from Cardiff to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Flights from Cardiff to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol, Rome
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from London Luton to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Newquay to Palermo via Zurich, Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 750€
Flights from Cardiff to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Newquay to Palermo via Zurich, Venice
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Luxulyan to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
18€ - 22€
Anytime Day 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
50€ - 65€
Anytime Day 1st Class
90€ - 130€
Train from Par to Reading
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
90€ - 120€
Anytime Day 1st Class
150€ - 210€
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
23€ - 29€
Anytime Day 1st Class
40€ - 55€
Train from Par to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 130€
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
100€ - 130€
Anytime Day 1st Class
180€ - 240€
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
18€ - 22€
Anytime Day 1st Class
30€ - 45€
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 210€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
70€ - 90€
Anytime Day 1st Class
150€ - 210€
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
30€ - 45€
Anytime Day 1st Class
90€ - 130€
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
16€ - 20€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
8€ - 23€
Off-Peak Single
14€ - 20€
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
19€ - 28€
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from St Austell to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
National Express
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Milan
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
Blablabus
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 Paris to Milan
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Baltour
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Southampton to Legnica
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Legnica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
39h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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Sicily is 1h ahead of Cornwall. It is currently 1:30 PM in Cornwall and 2:30 PM in Sicily.

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