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There are 11 ways to get from Hotel President, Prato to Sicily by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Florence to Palermo  •  4h 11m

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

46€ - 215€

Cheapest option

Train, train to Pisa, fly to Palermo  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from Prato Centrale to Firenze Rifredi
  2. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Pisa Centrale
  3. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Palermo (PMO) PSA - PMO

29€ - 204€

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Fly Florence to Catania  •  4h 2m

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

38€ - 1817€

Train to Pisa, fly to Catania  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Catania (CTA) PSA - CTA

39€ - 263€

Train, train to Bologna, fly to Palermo  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Prato Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  3. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Palermo (PMO) BLQ - PMO

31€ - 201€

Train to Bologna, fly to Catania  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Catania (CTA) BLQ - CTA

31€ - 190€

Train, car ferry  •  13h 39m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Villa S.Giovanni Fa / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Re / ...

64€ - 257€

Train  •  16h

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

70€ - 156€

Bus  •  18h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Palermo N597

61€ - 77€

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 5m

  1. Drive from Hotel President, Prato to Livorno
  2. Take the car ferry from Livorno to Palermo

63€ - 99€

Bus via Firenze Vittorio Veneto  •  21h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

48€ - 68€

Hotel President, Prato → Sicily
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The cheapest way to get from Hotel President, Prato to Sicily is to train and fly which costs 29€ - 210€ and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Hotel President, Prato to Sicily is to fly which costs 35€ - 1900€ and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hotel President, Prato to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Ferrucci 1 - Ortopedia Sanital and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Prato, Florence and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 41m.

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The distance between Hotel President, Prato and Sicily is 745 km.

The best way to get from Hotel President, Prato to Sicily without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 13h 39m and costs 60€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Hotel President, Prato to Sicily, including transfers.

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Hotel President, Prato to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Florence station.

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The best way to get from Hotel President, Prato to Sicily is to fly which takes 4h 11m and costs 45€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65€ - 160€ and takes 16h, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 80€ and takes 18h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Palermo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Hotel President, Prato to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Palermo station.

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Map of how to get from Hotel President, Prato to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 744.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 11m

What companies run services between Hotel President, Prato, Tuscany, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

Air Dolomiti, Vueling Airlines and Alitalia fly from Hotel President, Prato to Palermo every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hotel President, Prato to Palermo via Prato Centrale, Firenze S.M.N., Roma Termini, Palermo Centrale, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 16h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 420€
Flights from Florence to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Flights from Pisa to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 220€
Flights from Pisa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
Flights from Bologna to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Bologna to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 120€
Flights from Pisa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Bologna to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25€ - 210€
Flights from Bologna to Palermo via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 210€
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 160€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Pisa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
8€ - 45€
Flights from Pisa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
18€ - 110€
Flights from Bologna to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
16€ - 90€
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Florence to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 350€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 650€
Flights from Florence to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
28€ - 130€
Tayaran Jet
Website
en.tayaranjet.com
Flights from Bologna to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 430€
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 350€
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 Prato Centrale to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 4€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
3€ - 4€
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Prato Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 4€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
3€ - 4€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
32€ - 35€
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 Prato Centrale to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
2€ - 4€
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
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€
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 180€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
60€ - 85€
Base Standard
100€ - 140€
Base Premium
120€ - 180€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 21€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 130€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
45€ - 65€
Smart Low Cost
45€ - 65€
Smart Flex
90€ - 130€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence to Palermo
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Baltour
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 40€
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
2€ - 7€
Moto
16€ - 22€
Car
30€ - 40€
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Livorno to Palermo
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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Air Dolomiti, Vueling Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Florence Airport to Palermo Airport.

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