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There are 8 ways to get from Crotone to Sicily by train, ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train, ferry  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from Crotone to Catanzaro Lido Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Catanzaro Lido to Lamezia Terme C. Re
  3. Take the train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni Re / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima V1 / ...
  5. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Re / ...

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Train, bus  •  10h 58m

  1. Take the train from Crotone to Gioiosa Jonica Ic
  2. Take the bus from Marina di Gioiosa Ionica to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the bus from Villa San Giovanni-Piazza Stazione to Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello

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Train  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the train from Crotone to Lamezia Terme C. Re
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme C. to Palermo Centrale Ic

Bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Crotone - Terminal Autolinee Romano to Lamezia Terme Airport
  2. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme to Messina 582 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo Via Oreto

Drive, ferry  •  5h 19m

  1. Drive from Crotone to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima V1 / ...
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Palermo

Train, train to Lamezia Terme, fly to Palermo  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Crotone to Catanzaro Lido
  2. Take the train from Catanzaro Lido to Lamezia Terme C.
  3. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Palermo (PMO) SUF - PMO

Train, train to Lamezia Terme, fly to Catania  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Crotone to Catanzaro Lido
  2. Take the train from Catanzaro Lido to Lamezia Terme C.
  3. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Catania (CTA) SUF - CTA

Train, train to Bari, fly to Catania  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Crotone to Taranto
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Bari Centrale
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Catania (CTA) BRI - CTA

Crotone to Sicily by train, ferry and walk

60 Weekly Services
9h 27m Average Duration
€33 Cheapest Price
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Crotone → Sicily
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sicily is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Crotone to Sicily is to train and bus which costs €28 - €45 and takes 10h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Crotone to Sicily is to drive and ferry which takes 5h 19m and costs €60 - €100.

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No, there is no direct bus from Crotone to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Crotone - Terminal Autolinee Romano and arriving at Regione Siciliana - De Saliba via Lamezia Terme Airport, Lamezia Terme, Messina Piazza della Repubblica and Regione Siciliana - Paratore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 25m.

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The distance between Crotone and Sicily is 308 km.

The best way to get from Crotone to Sicily without a car is to train and ferry which takes 9h 27m and costs €30 - €140.

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It takes approximately 9h 27m to get from Crotone to Sicily, including transfers.

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Crotone to Sicily bus services, operated by Autolinee Romano, depart from Crotone - Terminal Autolinee Romano station.

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The best way to get from Crotone to Sicily is to train which takes 9h 34m and costs €29 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 25m.

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There is no direct flight from Lamezia Terme Airport to Palermo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Crotone to Sicily bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, arrive at Palermo Via Oreto station.

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Map of how to get from Crotone to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 307.8 km
  • Duration: 9h 27m

What companies run services between Crotone, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

You can take a train from Crotone to Palermo via Lamezia Terme C., Palermo Centrale, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 9h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Crotone to Palermo via Lamezia Terme Airport, Lamezia Terme, Messina, Messina Piazza della Repubblica, Palermo Via Oreto, and Regione Siciliana - Paratore in around 10h 25m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Pisa
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €360
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€55 - €360
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €360
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €360
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €360
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €360
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Pisa
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€14 - €140
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €220
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €220
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €220
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €360
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €850
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €650
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €460
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 Crotone to Catanzaro Lido
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€8 - €10
Train from Catanzaro Lido to Lamezia Terme C.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€6 - €8
Train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Train from Crotone to Lamezia Terme C.
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Taranto to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Crotone to Catanzaro Lido
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €11
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Train from Lamezia Terme C. to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Train from Crotone to Gioiosa Jonica
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Train from Crotone to Taranto
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Train from Taranto to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
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 Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Taranto to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Bus operators
Autolinee Romano
Phone
0962.21709
Email
info@autolineeromano.com
Website
autolineeromano.com
Bus from Crotone - Terminal Autolinee Romano to Lamezia Terme Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10
Schedules at
autolineeromano.com
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lamezia Terme to Messina
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Villa San Giovanni to Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Lamezia Terme Train Station to Messina Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Itabus
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
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
SAIS Autolinee
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Villa San Giovanni-Piazza Stazione to Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €50
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Blu Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
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
Ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page

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