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

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 to Catania  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Catania (CTA) AGP - CTA

$74 - $286

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Fly to Palermo  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Palermo (PMO) AGP - PMO

$99 - $269

Fly to Trapani  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Trapani (TPS) AGP - TPS

$197 - $697

Fly to Malta, car ferry  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Malta (MLA) AGP - MLA
  2. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo

$228 - $626

Train, bus  •  41 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Girona Ave / ...
  3. Take the bus from Girona to Marseille
  4. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec
  5. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Palermo Centrale Icn

$360 - $555

Train, carferry, ferry  •  43 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Barcelona Sants Ave
  2. Take the carferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  3. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo

$297 - $438

Train, carferry, ferry via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha  •  43 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  3. Take the carferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  4. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo

$313 - $468

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Padova
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Padova to Palermo

$150 - $180

Bus  •  4 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Murcia
  2. Take the bus from Murcia to Roma
  3. Take the bus from Roma to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli

$384 - $580

Drive, carferry, ferry  •  33 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Alicante
  2. Take the carferry from Alicante to Algiers
  3. Drive from Algiers to Tunis
  4. Take the ferry from Tunis to Palermo

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No, there is no direct bus from Málaga to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Malaga and arriving at Palermo via Padova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 12 h.

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The distance between Málaga and Sicily is 1646 km.

The best way to get from Málaga to Sicily without a car is to train and bus which takes 41 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from Málaga to Sicily, including transfers.

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Málaga to Sicily bus services, operated by Atlassib, depart from Malaga station.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Sicily is to fly which takes 8 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 days 7 h.

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There is no direct flight from Malaga Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Málaga to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Palermo station.

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Air Europa, Air France, Air Malta and eight other airlines offer flights from Malaga Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Málaga to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 1029 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 15 min

What companies run services between Málaga, Spain and Sicily, Italy?

Air Malta, Alitalia and 13 other airlines fly from Málaga to Catania every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Málaga to Palermo via Murcia, Roma, Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 4 days 7 h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Malaga to Palermo via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Malaga to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Malaga to Palermo via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Malaga to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Malaga to Palermo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Malaga to Trapani via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Bristol
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Malaga to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Malaga to Palermo via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Malaga to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Malaga to Trapani via Barcelona, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Malaga to Trapani via Ibiza, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Malaga to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Bilbao, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Malaga to Palermo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Malaga to Malta via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Malta via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Bilbao, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Malaga to Palermo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Malaga to Malta via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Malaga to Malta
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Malaga to Palermo via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Malaga to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Girona
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
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 Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
18 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Girona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Gerona/Girona to Marsella
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Malaga to Murcia
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Murcia to Roma
Ave. Duration
3 days 8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Website
alsa.com
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Malaga to Padova
Ave. Duration
39 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Padova to Palermo
Ave. Duration
20 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Málaga to Murcia
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
SAIS Autolinee
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$75 - $90
High season
$142 - $147
Mid season
$125
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Grandi Navi Veloci
Phone
+39 010 209 4591
Email
booking@gnv.it
Website
gnv.it
Ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
gnv.it
Ferry from Tunis to Palermo
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
gnv.it
Algerie Ferries

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The best way to get from Málaga to Malaga Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs .

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