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There are 8 ways to get from Molfetta to Sicily by train, plane, bus and ferry, car or 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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Train, fly to Palermo  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from Molfetta to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Palermo (PMO) BRI - PMO

€23 - €150

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Train, fly to Catania  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Molfetta to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Catania (CTA) BRI - CTA

€23 - €134

Fly to Comiso  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Comiso (CIY) BRI - CIY

€48 - €196

Fly to Trapani  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Trapani (TPS) BRI - TPS

€59 - €177

Bus and ferry  •  12h 36m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Molfetta to Palermo San Giovanni Rotondo

€36 - €57

Train  •  14h 32m

  1. Take the train from Molfetta to Caserta 9924 / ...
  2. Take the train from Caserta to Palermo Centrale Ic

€58 - €115

Train via Barletta  •  15h 47m

  1. Take the train from Barletta to Caserta Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Caserta to Palermo Centrale Ic

€58 - €162

Drive, ferry  •  7h 44m

  1. Drive from Molfetta to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima V14 / ...
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Palermo

€88 - €130

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The most affordable way to get from Molfetta to Sicily is to bus and ferry, which costs €35 - €60 and takes 12h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Molfetta to Sicily is to train and fly which costs €23 - €140 and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Molfetta to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Molfetta and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Molfetta to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Molfetta and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Barletta, Caserta and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 47m.

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The distance between Molfetta and Sicily is 453 km.

The best way to get from Molfetta to Sicily without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 12h 36m and costs €35 - €60.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Molfetta to Sicily, including transfers.

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Molfetta to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Molfetta station.

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Molfetta to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Barletta station.

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The best way to get from Molfetta to Sicily is to fly which takes 6h 42m and costs €45 - €200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €55 - €120 and takes 14h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Molfetta to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 453.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 35m

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

Ryanair, Alitalia and Wizz Air fly from Molfetta to Vittoria 5 times a day. Alternatively, Autoservizi Salemi Srl operates a vehicle from Molfetta to Palermo once daily. Tickets cost €30 - €60 and the journey takes 12h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €160
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€18 - €160
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€14 - €170
Flights from Bari to Comiso via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €140
Flights from Bari to Comiso via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €160
Flights from Bari to Comiso via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€26 - €150
Flights from Bari to Comiso via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €140
Flights from Bari to Trapani via Malta
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €170
Flights from Bari to Trapani via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €170
Flights from Bari to Trapani via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €170
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €230
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €260
Flights from Bari to Comiso via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Flights from Bari to Comiso via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €150
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Alba Star
Website
albastar.es
Flights from Bari to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €300
Tayaran Jet
Website
en.tayaranjet.com
Flights from Bari to Trapani via Trieste
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€90 - €700
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Bari to Trapani via Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Train operators
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 Molfetta to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€4 - €5
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 Molfetta to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€3 - €5
Train from Molfetta to Caserta
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€16 - €23
Train from Caserta to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Train from Barletta to Caserta
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €21
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 Molfetta to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €29
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€12 - €17
Smart Low Cost
€9 - €14
Smart Flex
€21 - €29
Train from Molfetta to Caserta
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €29
Smart Low Cost
€18 - €26
Smart Flex
€35 - €55
Train from Barletta Centrale to Caserta
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€20 - €28
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €25
Smart Flex
€35 - €55
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 Barletta to Caserta
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Molfetta to Palermo
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €60
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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