Directions from Florence to Sicily

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Florence to Palermo  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Palermo (PMO) FLR - PMO

$64 - $190

Cheapest option

Train to Pisa, fly to Catania  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Catania (CTA) PSA - CTA

$37 - $208

6 alternative options

Fly Florence to Catania  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Catania (CTA) FLR - CTA

$57 - $176

Train to Bologna, fly to Catania  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Catania (CTA) BLQ - CTA

$54 - $309

Train to Pisa, fly to Palermo  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Palermo (PMO) PSA - PMO

$42 - $172

Train  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic

$109 - $152

Drive, car ferry  •  19 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Livorno
  2. Take the car ferry from Livorno to Palermo

$75 - $116

Bus and ferry, bus  •  20 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Florence to Castelvetrano
  2. Take the bus from Castelvetrano to Palermo

$134 - $189

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

Vueling Airlines and Alitalia fly from Florence to Palermo 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Palermo via Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale in around 14 h 39 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Florence to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Bologna to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Pisa to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Pisa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Pisa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Pisa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Florence to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Trenitalia Intercity
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Florence to Castelvetrano
Ave. Duration
18 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Castelvetrano to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Florence and Sicily is 731 km.

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Sicily is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Florence to Sicily is to fly which takes 3 h 15 min and costs 45€ - 160€.

No, there is no direct train from Florence to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 39 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Palermo via Castelvetrano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Florence to Sicily, including transfers.