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There are 11 ways to get from Maidenhead to Sicily by plane, train, car ferry, bus, night bus, ferry or bus and ferry

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Fly London Heathrow to Palermo

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Palermo (PMO)

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Train to London Stansted, fly to Palermo

  1. Take the train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Palermo (PMO)

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Fly London Heathrow to Catania

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Catania (CTA)

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Catania

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Catania (CTA)

Train to London Luton, fly to Palermo

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Palermo (PMO)

Train to London Luton, fly to Catania

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Catania (CTA)

Fly London Heathrow to Malta, car ferry

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Malta (MLA)
  2. Take the car ferry from Valletta to Pozzallo

Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brussels-North train station
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Milan
  3. Take the bus from Milan to Palermo

Night bus, bus, ferry

  1. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brussels-North train station
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Genoa
  3. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

Bus and ferry, train

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Salzburg
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Roma Termini
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale

Bus via Legnica

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Legnica
  2. Take the bus from Legnica to Palermo

Maidenhead to Sicily by bus

The bus journey time between Maidenhead and Sicily is around 2 days 14h and covers a distance of around 2988 km. This includes an average layover time of around 17h 47m. The fastest bus normally takes 2 days 14h. Operated by First, Reading Buses, FlixBus and others, the Maidenhead to Sicily bus service departs from Maidenhead Town Centre, Sainsbury's and arrives in Piazza Boiardo. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
44h 48m
Layover time:
17h 47m
Total time:
2 days 14h

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
2 days 14h
Bus distance:
2988 km
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€140
Carbon emissions:
373 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
19:55
Last bus departs at:
19:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Maidenhead to Sicily bus schedules

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International entry into Italy from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Bangladesh, Brazil, India and Sri Lanka

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Conditions of entry into Italy from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals who have visited Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, United Kingdom and United States in the last 14 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sicily is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sicily is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sicily is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maidenhead to Sicily is to train and fly which costs £35 - £90 and takes 8h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Maidenhead to Sicily is to fly which costs £45 - £180 and takes 6h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maidenhead to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Maidenhead Town Centre, Sainsbury's and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street, London Victoria Coach Station, Brussels-North train station, Milan and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0h.

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The distance between Maidenhead and Sicily is 1939 km.

The best way to get from Maidenhead to Sicily without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 0h and costs £120 - £150.

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It takes approximately 6h 48m to get from Maidenhead to Sicily, including transfers.

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Maidenhead to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Maidenhead to Sicily is to fly which takes 6h 48m and costs £50 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £120 - £150 and takes 2 days 0h.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Palermo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Maidenhead to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Palermo station.

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Map of how to get from Maidenhead to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 1938.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 48m

What companies run services between Maidenhead, England and Sicily, Italy?

British Airways, Swiss and three other airlines fly from Maidenhead to Palermo 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maidenhead to Palermo via Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street, Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, London Victoria Coach Station, Brussels-North train station, Milan, Palermo, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 2 days 0h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €75
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€16 - €75
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Pisa
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €75
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Turin
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €75
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€16 - €75
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Perugia
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€16 - €75
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €75
Flights from London Stansted to Palermo via Venice
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €75
Flights from London Luton to Catania via Krakow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€117
Flights from London Heathrow to Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €340
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Flights from London Heathrow to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from London Luton to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Flights from London Luton to Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €190
Flights from London Heathrow to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €380
Flights from London Heathrow to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Flights from London Heathrow to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Flights from London Heathrow to Malta via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €390
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €280
Flights from London Luton to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Flights from London Luton to Catania via Krakow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€120 - €310
Flights from London Heathrow to Malta via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Palermo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €390
Flights from London Heathrow to Malta via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €1200
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Malta
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €390
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€12 - €16
Anytime Day 1st Class
€21 - €28
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
€7 - €11
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
€13 - €21
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €23
Off-Peak Single
€14 - €21
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€19 - €28
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€50 - €75
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Milan
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Palermo
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Genoa
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Genoa
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from London Victoria to Legnica
Ave. Duration
20h 26m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Legnica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
39h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Phone
(+356) 22069999
Email
res@virtuferries.com
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valletta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Low season
€70
High season
€127

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