There are 10 ways to get from Croatia to Sicily by bus, plane, shuttle, train, bus and ferry, car or 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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Bus to Trieste, fly to Catania  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste Airport, Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Catania (CTA) TRS - CTA

$74 - $475

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Shuttle to Venice, fly to Catania  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Pula railway Stattion to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Catania (CTA) VCE - CTA

$94 - $716

Fly Split to Palermo  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Palermo (PMO) SPU - PMO

$85 - $490

Fly Split to Catania  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Catania (CTA) SPU - CTA

$80 - $457

Shuttle to Venice Treviso, fly to Catania  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Pula railway Stattion to Treviso Airport
  2. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Catania (CTA) TSF - CTA

$84 - $735

Bus, train  •  24 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste 427 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Termini Fa / ...
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$168 - $238

Train  •  25 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$162 - $280

Bus, bus and ferry  •  25 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome N997
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo

$108 - $181

Bus  •  27 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina 4
  2. Take the bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli

$308 - $378

Drive, ferry  •  18 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Naples
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Ustica
  3. Take the ferry from Ustica to Palermo

$274 - $392

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No, there is no direct bus from Croatia to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Palermo via Rome Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Croatia to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre, Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 17 min.

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The distance between Croatia and Sicily is 918 km.

The best way to get from Croatia to Sicily without a car is to bus and train which takes 24 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Croatia to Sicily, including transfers.

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Croatia to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zagreb station.

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Croatia to Sicily train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Sicily is to fly which takes 9 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 25 h 17 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 27 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Trieste Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 573.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

What companies run services between Croatia and Sicily, Italy?

Vueling Airlines, easyJet and seven other airlines fly from Split to Palermo 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Palermo via Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre, Roma Termini, and Palermo Centrale in around 25 h 17 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Venice to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Split to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Flights from Split to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Trieste to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Venice to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Split to Palermo via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Split to Catania via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Flights from Venice to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Flights from Split to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Split to Palermo via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Split to Catania via Venice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Split to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Split to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Venice Treviso to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Split to Palermo via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Split to Catania via Hannover
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Split to Palermo via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Split to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Trieste Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste Airport, Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Pula railway Stattion to Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$47 - $51
Private
$250 - $470
Shuttle from Pula railway Stattion to Treviso Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $470
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$47 - $51
Private
$250 - $470
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Trieste Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
globtour.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Trieste Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
atvo.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators

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

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