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There are 10 ways to get from Katowice to Sicily by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car or 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 Katowice to Catania

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Catania (CTA)

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Train to Krakow, fly to Catania

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Catania (CTA)

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Train to Krakow, fly to Palermo

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Palermo (PMO)

Fly Katowice to Trapani

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Trapani (TPS)

Fly Katowice to Palermo

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Palermo (PMO)

Train to Vienna, fly to Catania

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Catania (CTA)

Train

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Wien Hbf
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Napoli Centrale
  4. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Palermo

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Napoli
  2. Take the car ferry from Naples to Palermo

Drive, ferry

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

Katowice to Sicily by train

The train journey time between Katowice and Sicily is around 2 days 3h and covers a distance of around 2341 km. This includes an average layover time of around 23h 36m. The fastest train normally takes 2 days 2h. Operated by PKP Intercity, Railjet, Trenitalia Frecce and others, the Katowice to Sicily train service departs from Katowice and arrives in Palermo Notarbartolo. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
27h 24m
Layover time:
23h 36m
Total time:
2 days 3h

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2 days 2h
Train distance:
2341 km
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€167
Carbon emissions:
123 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
17:05
Last train departs at:
17:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Katowice to Sicily train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Sicily is to train and fly which costs 150 zł - 600 zł and takes 7h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Katowice to Sicily is to fly which costs 110 zł - 550 zł and takes 6h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Katowice to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Katowice and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Katowice to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Katowice and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Wien Hbf, Venezia Mestre, Napoli Centrale and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 26m.

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The distance between Katowice and Sicily is 1461 km.

The best way to get from Katowice to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 30h 26m and costs 700 zł - 1 600 zł.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Katowice to Sicily, including transfers.

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Katowice to Sicily bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Katowice station.

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Katowice to Sicily train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Katowice station.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Sicily is to fly which takes 6h 7m and costs 110 zł - 550 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 700 zł - 1 600 zł and takes 30h 26m, you could also bus, which costs 310 zł - 420 zł and takes 38h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 1461.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 7m

What companies run services between Katowice, Poland and Sicily, Italy?

Ryanair and Wizz Air fly from Katowice to Catania 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Katowice to Palermo via Wien Hbf, Venezia Mestre, Napoli Centrale, and Palermo Centrale in around 30h 26m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Katowice to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€16 - €100
Flights from Katowice to Catania via Alghero
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€18 - €110
Flights from Krakow to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€16 - €110
Flights from Krakow to Catania via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €110
Flights from Krakow to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€29 - €150
Flights from Krakow to Palermo via Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€29 - €150
Flights from Katowice to Trapani
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €160
Flights from Katowice to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€18 - €110
Flights from Katowice to Palermo via Munich, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€95 - €430
Flights from Vienna to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€18 - €150
Flights from Vienna to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €150
Flights from Vienna to Catania via Bari
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €150
Flights from Vienna to Catania via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €150
Flights from Vienna to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€18 - €150
Flights from Vienna to Catania via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€18 - €150
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €150
Flights from Krakow to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €150
Flights from Katowice to Palermo via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Flights from Katowice to Palermo via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€17 - €110
Flights from Vienna to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€20 - €120
Flights from Vienna to Catania via Tirana
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€20 - €120
Flights from Vienna to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €120
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Krakow to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Krakow to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€210 - €310
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Krakow to Palermo via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €410
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Katowice to Palermo via Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€95 - €450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €360
Train operators
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €14
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €10
1st Class
€11 - €14
Train from Katowice to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €20
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €14
1st Class
€15 - €20
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Polregio
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€4 - €5
Business
€5 - €7
1st Class
€5 - €7
Koleje Śląskie
Phone
+48 32 428 88 88
Email
bok@kolejeslaskie.com
Website
kolejeslaskie.com
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Kolśląsk
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€2 - €9
Website
LEO Express
Economy
€2 - €4
Economy Plus
€4 - €6
Business
€4 - €6
Premium
€6 - €9
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
Railjet
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 Venezia Mestre to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €150
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€50 - €70
Base Standard
€85 - €120
Base Premium
€100 - €150
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 Venezia Mestre to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€40 - €55
Smart Low Cost
€35 - €55
Smart Flex
€75 - €110
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 Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Katowice to Palermo
Ave. Duration
37h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Tirrenia
Blue 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.
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Katowice to Sicily bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Palermo station.

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Katowice to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Palermo Centrale station.

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