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Fly New York JFK to Palermo  •  13h 58m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Palermo (PMO) JFK - PMO

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Fly Newark to Palermo  •  13h 54m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Palermo (PMO) EWR - PMO

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Fly New York JFK to Catania  •  14h 5m

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Fly Newark to Catania  •  13h 46m

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Fly Newark to Comiso  •  15h 50m

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International entry into Italy from United States

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe

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Conditions of entry into Italy from United States

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from United States
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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, Gibraltar, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Isle of Man, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion, Svalbard and Jan Mayen 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), Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Dominican Republic, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Macau, Maldives, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Réunion, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay 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), Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Dominican Republic, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Macau, Maldives, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Réunion, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay 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
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States and Uruguay
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Canada, Japan, 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
  • 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 States

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


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

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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 States from Italy.

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Last updated: 30 Nov 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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The most affordable way to get from Manhattan to Sicily is to fly, which costs $240 - $350 and takes 13h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Sicily is to fly which costs $260 - $850 and takes 13h 46m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Sicily is 7259 km.

It takes approximately 13h 58m to get from Manhattan to Sicily, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from New York JFK Airport to Palermo Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 55m and has one stopover.

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Sicily is 6h ahead of Manhattan. It is currently 8:51 PM in Manhattan and 2:51 AM in Sicily.

American Airlines, Vueling Airlines, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Palermo Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 7259.3 km
  • Duration: 13h 58m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Sicily, Italy?

British Airways, Alitalia and 11 other airlines fly from Manhattan to Palermo hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newark to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €750
Flights from Newark to Comiso via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €1100
Flights from Newark to Comiso via Copenhagen, Bologna
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€450 - €1200
Flights from Newark to Comiso via Munich, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€440 - €1400
Flights from Newark to Comiso via Madrid, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€370 - €1100
Flights from Newark to Comiso via Brussels, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€360 - €1000
Flights from Newark to Comiso via London Heathrow, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from Newark to Comiso via Frankfurt, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€430 - €1300
Flights from New York JFK to Comiso via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€450 - €1300
Flights from New York JFK to Comiso via Amsterdam Schiphol, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€440 - €1300
Flights from New York JFK to Comiso via Dublin, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €1500
Flights from New York JFK to Comiso via Zurich, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€480 - €1200
Flights from New York JFK to Comiso via Madrid, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€420 - €1500
Flights from New York JFK to Comiso via Dublin, Pisa
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€600 - €1500
Flights from New York JFK to Comiso via Paris CDG, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1500
Flights from New York JFK to Comiso via Paris CDG, Bologna
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€420 - €1500
Flights from New York JFK to Comiso via Brussels, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€320 - €1000
Flights from New York JFK to Comiso via London Heathrow, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€440 - €1300
Flights from New York JFK to Comiso via Barcelona, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€420 - €1400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€800 - €1800
Flights from New York JFK to Palermo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€800 - €1800
Flights from Newark to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€250 - €700
Flights from Newark to Palermo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€460 - €2400
Flights from New York JFK to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €2700
Flights from New York JFK to Catania via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €2700
Flights from Newark to Catania via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€750 - €3400
Flights from Newark to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€260 - €750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from New York JFK to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €1500
Flights from Newark to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€450 - €1600
Flights from New York JFK to Catania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€1600 - €2500
Flights from Newark to Catania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€1000 - €3700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from New York JFK to Palermo via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€290 - €850
Flights from Newark to Palermo via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €800
Flights from New York JFK to Catania via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€1000 - €4200
Flights from Newark to Catania via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€800 - €3800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from New York JFK to Palermo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€260 - €6000
Flights from New York JFK to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€850 - €4000
Flights from New York JFK to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€850 - €4000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from New York JFK to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €1800
Flights from New York JFK to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €3300
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Newark to Palermo via Oslo
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€310 - €800
Flights from Newark to Catania via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€330 - €850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from New York JFK to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€850 - €4000
Flights from New York JFK to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€850 - €4000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from New York JFK to Catania via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€470 - €1500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from New York JFK to Catania via Brussels
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€750 - €3200
Flights from Newark to Catania via Brussels
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€260 - €750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newark to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Newark to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€1600 - €4400

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