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There are 12 ways to get from Milano Centrale Station to Sicily by plane, train, ferry, car, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Milan Linate to Comiso  •  3h 25m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Comiso (CIY) LIN - CIY

€92 - €217

Cheapest option

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Catania  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Catania (CTA) MXP - CTA

€12 - €95

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Fly Milan Linate to Palermo  •  4h 13m

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

€41 - €141

Fly Milan Linate to Catania  •  4h 1m

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

€34 - €130

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Palermo  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Palermo (PMO) MXP - PMO

€15 - €76

Fly Milan Linate to Trapani  •  4h 35m

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

€86 - €228

Fly Milan Linate to Lamezia Terme, train, ferry  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) LIN - SUF
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
  3. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima

€50 - €210

Train, ferry  •  13h 37m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Fr / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima V14 / ...
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Re / ...

€76 - €256

Train  •  17h 16m

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

€83 - €197

Drive, ferry  •  22h 13m

  1. Drive from Milano Centrale Station to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

€94 - €168

Bus  •  23h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Palermo N597

€74 - €90

Bus and ferry, bus  •  30h 2m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Milano - Autostazione Terminal Bus Di Lampugnano to Marsala Milano
  2. Take the bus from Marsala to Palermo Centrale

€92 - €137

Milano Centrale Station to Sicily by train, ferry and walk

The journey time between Milano Centrale Station and Sicily is around 18h and covers a distance of around 1434 km. The fastest journey normally takes 16h 39m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno, Trenitalia Intercity and others, the Milano Centrale Station to Sicily service departs from Milano Centrale and arrives in Palermo Notarbartolo. Typically 19 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
18h
Fastest journey time:
16h 39m
Journey distance:
1434 km
Services per week:
19
Cheapest price:
€77
Carbon emissions:
75 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:10
Last service departs at:
21:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Milano Centrale Station to Sicily train, ferry and walk schedules

Milano Centrale Station → Sicily
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The most affordable way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Sicily is to train and fly, which costs €15 - €80 and takes 4h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Sicily is to fly which costs €90 - €220 and takes 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milano Centrale Station to Sicily. However, there are services departing from p.za 4 novembre - stz centrale m2 m3 and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Milan and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milano Centrale Station 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 17h 16m.

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The distance between Milano Centrale Station and Sicily is 970 km.

The best way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Sicily without a car is to train and ferry which takes 13h 37m and costs €75 - €260.

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It takes approximately 3h 25m to get from Milano Centrale Station to Sicily, including transfers.

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Milano Centrale Station to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milan station.

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

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The best way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Sicily is to fly which takes 3h 25m and costs €90 - €220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €80 - €200 and takes 17h 16m, you could also bus, which costs €70 - €90 and takes 23h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Milano Centrale Station to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 969.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 25m

What companies run services between Milano Centrale Station, Lombardy, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

Alitalia flies from Milano Centrale Station to Vittoria twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milano Centrale Station to Palermo via Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale in around 17h 16m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Flights from Milan Linate to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €150
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Comiso
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Flights from Milan Linate to Comiso via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Flights from Milan Linate to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €360
Flights from Milan Linate to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €360
Flights from Milan Linate to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Flights from Milan Linate to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Milan Linate to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Flights from Milan Linate to Lamezia Terme via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€12 - €100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €150
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €85
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€5 - €110
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €170
Alba Star
Website
albastar.es
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €170
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €160
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Milan Linate to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €220
Tayaran Jet
Website
en.tayaranjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Trapani
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €850
Train operators
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
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 Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €11
Train from Milano Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
16h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€70 - €100
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
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
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 Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
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 Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Milano Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €220
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€80 - €110
Base Standard
€130 - €180
Base Premium
€150 - €220
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€40 - €55
Base Standard
€70 - €95
Base Premium
€85 - €120
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 Milano Centrale Station to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €160
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€55 - €85
Smart Low Cost
€55 - €80
Smart Flex
€110 - €160
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Rome Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€30 - €45
Smart Flex
€65 - €90
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Palermo
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Milano - Autostazione Terminal Bus Di Lampugnano to Marsala
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Marsala to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
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

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Comiso Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Milano Centrale Station to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Palermo station.

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

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