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There are 13 ways to get from Dijon to Sicily by train, plane, car, ferry, bus, night train, night bus or bus and ferry

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Train, train to Geneva, fly to Palermo

  1. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Lausanne
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Palermo (PMO)

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Train to Lyon, fly to Palermo

  1. Take the train from Dijon to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Palermo (PMO)

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Train, train to Geneva, fly to Catania

  1. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Lausanne
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Catania (CTA)

Train to Zurich, fly to Palermo

  1. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Palermo (PMO)

Train to Basel, fly to Catania

  1. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Mulhouse Ville
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Catania (CTA)

Train to Basel, fly to Palermo

  1. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Mulhouse Ville
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Palermo (PMO)

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Palermo

  1. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Lausanne
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Gallarate
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Palermo (PMO)

Train, train to Turin, fly to Palermo

  1. Take the train from Dijon to Mâcon
  2. Take the train from Macon Loche Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Palermo (PMO)

Train

  1. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Lausanne
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale

Drive, ferry

  1. Drive from Dijon to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dijon to Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Palermo

Night train, bus, ferry

  1. Take the night train from Dijon to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  2. Take the bus from Chambéry to Genoa
  3. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

Night bus, bus and ferry, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Dijon to Milan
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Milano - Autostazione Terminal Bus Di Lampugnano to Marsala
  3. Take the bus from Marsala to Palermo Centrale
France → Italy
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International entry into Italy from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Conditions of entry into Italy from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from France
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Mayotte, Monaco, Réunion and United Kingdom unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals who have visited Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, United Kingdom and United States in the last 14 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Rules to follow in Italy

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sicily is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sicily is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sicily is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Italy.

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Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Dijon to Sicily is to bus which costs €85 - €110 and takes 31h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Dijon to Sicily is to train and fly which costs €90 - €330 and takes 6h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dijon to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Dijon and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Milan and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dijon to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Dijon Ville and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Lausanne, Milano Centrale, Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 55m.

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The distance between Dijon and Sicily is 1314 km.

The best way to get from Dijon to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 23h 55m and costs €200 - €410.

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It takes approximately 8h 8m to get from Dijon to Sicily, including transfers.

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Dijon to Sicily bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Dijon station.

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Dijon to Sicily train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Dijon Ville station.

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The best way to get from Dijon to Sicily is to train which takes 23h 55m and costs €200 - €410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €85 - €110 and takes 31h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Dijon to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 1314.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 8m

What companies run services between Dijon, France and Sicily, Italy?

You can take a train from Dijon to Palermo via Lausanne, Milano Centrale, Roma Termini, and Palermo Centrale in around 23h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dijon to Palermo via Milan, Palermo, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 31h 46m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Flights from Geneva to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €140
Flights from Basel to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €550
Flights from Basel to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €550
Flights from Lyon to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€120 - €270
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo via Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €120
Flights from Turin to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€19 - €190
Flights from Turin to Palermo via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€19 - €190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €280
Flights from Geneva to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €310
Flights from Zurich to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€190 - €1100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from Geneva to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Flights from Zurich to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Flights from Turin to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Basel to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€9 - €110
Flights from Turin to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €290
Flights from Zurich to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €430
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€17 - €230
Flights from Turin to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lyon to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €350
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Turin to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€27 - €240
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Dijon Ville to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Dijon Ville to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €75
Train from Dijon Ville to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Dijon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Dijon to Mâcon
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €40
1st Class
€30 - €36
Train from Macon Loche Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €80
Night train from Dijon to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €60
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Dijon to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Dijon to Mâcon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€85 - €160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Dijon to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Lausanne to Geneve-Aeroport
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€22 - €30
1st Class
€45 - €60
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Dijon Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€23 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Dijon Ville to Macon Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
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 Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€40 - €55
Base Standard
€70 - €95
Base Premium
€85 - €120
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 Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€30 - €45
Smart Flex
€65 - €90
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 Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€50 - €75
Bus operators
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 Dijon to Milan
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Palermo
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chambéry to Genoa
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Dijon to Milan
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
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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Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Milano - Autostazione Terminal Bus Di Lampugnano to Marsala
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Marsala to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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