There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Sicily by plane, train, car, ferry, bus or bus and 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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Fly Frankfurt to Catania  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Catania (CTA) FRA - CTA

$98 - $400

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Fly Frankfurt to Palermo, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Palermo (PMO) FRA - PMO
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo

$105 - $308

Fly Frankfurt to Trapani  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Trapani (TPS) FRA - TPS

$186 - $661

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Catania  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Catania (CTA) STR - CTA

$132 - $389

Fly Frankfurt to Comiso  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Comiso (CIY) FRA - CIY

$161 - $816

Train via Roma Termini  •  24 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$225 - $455

Drive, ferry  •  25 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

$208 - $338

Train  •  29 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Palermo Centrale Icn

$251 - $448

Bus Busitalia Simet S.p.A., bus and ferry  •  32 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cosenza to Palermo

$172 - $261

Bus, bus and ferry Eurolines CH  •  32 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Basel, Basel central station 107 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Basel to Palermo

$163 - $216

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Sicily is to fly which costs 80€ - 340€ and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Sicily is to fly which costs 80€ - 340€ and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Palermo via Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Milano Centrale, Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 20 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Sicily is 1459 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 24 h 20 min and costs 190€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Sicily, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Sicily bus services, operated by Busitalia Simet S.p.A., depart from Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Sicily train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Sicily is to fly which takes 4 h 58 min and costs 80€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190€ - 390€ and takes 24 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 912.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Sicily, Italy?

Lufthansa, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Catania every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Palermo via Milano Centrale, Roma Termini, and Palermo Centrale in around 24 h 20 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Trapani via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Perugia
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Trapani via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Comiso via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Comiso via Munich, Pisa
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Comiso via Zurich, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Comiso via Malta
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
Flights from Frankfurt to Comiso via Palermo, Malta
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
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 Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$2 - $4
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Phone
+39 098 3520 315
Email
info@fsbusitaliafast.it
Website
fsbusitaliafast.it
Bus from Frankfurt to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
23 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
simetspa.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Palermo
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Basel to Palermo
Ave. Duration
25 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Palermo station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Palermo Centrale station.

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Condor Flugdienst, KLM, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Catania Airport.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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