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There are 14 ways to get from Milan to Sicily by plane, train, car ferry, car, ferry, bus or bus and 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 Milan Linate to Palermo  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Palermo (PMO) LIN - PMO

$44 - $259

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Fly Milan Bergamo to Catania  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Catania (CTA) BGY - CTA

$37 - $295

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Fly Milan Linate to Catania  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Catania (CTA) LIN - CTA

$49 - $226

Fly Milan Malpensa to Palermo  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Palermo (PMO) MXP - PMO

$44 - $213

Fly Milan Malpensa to Catania  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Catania (CTA) MXP - CTA

$38 - $200

Fly Milan Linate to Trapani  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trapani (TPS) LIN - TPS

$197 - $847

Train to Verona, fly to Palermo  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Palermo (PMO) VRN - PMO

$54 - $296

Train to Turin, fly to Palermo  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Palermo (PMO) TRN - PMO

$60 - $173

Train, car ferry  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni Fa
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$115 - $281

Train via Roma Termini  •  16 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$125 - $196

Drive, ferry  •  19 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

$108 - $193

Bus  •  19 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

$74 - $104

Train  •  21 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Palermo Centrale Icn

$149 - $183

Bus and ferry  •  23 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Milano Lampugnano to Palermo Stazione Centrale

$69 - $99

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Sicily is to fly which costs 30€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Sicily is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Sicily. However, there are services departing from duomo m1 m3 and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Milano - Autostazione San Donato and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 37 min.

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The distance between Milan and Sicily is 968 km.

The best way to get from Milan to Sicily without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 14 h 50 min and costs 100€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Milan to Sicily, including transfers.

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Milan to Sicily bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Milano - Autostazione San Donato station.

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Milan to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Sicily is to fly which takes 4 h 16 min and costs 35€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 170€ and takes 16 h 37 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 19 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 605 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

Alitalia flies from Milan to Palermo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Palermo via Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale in around 16 h 37 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Milan Linate to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Milan Linate to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Milan Linate to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Milan Linate to Trapani
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Milan Linate to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Verona to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Turin to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $320
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $420
Flights from Verona to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Turin to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $1,200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Verona to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Turin to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Afragola Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$31 - $37
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 Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Milano Lampugnano to Palermo Stazione Centrale
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Palermo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Milan to Sicily bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS station.

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

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Alitalia offers flights from Milan Linate Airport to Palermo Airport.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 20 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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