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There are 2 ways to get from Mount Etna to Isola di Marettimo by bus, ferry or train

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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Bus, ferry  •  12h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Etna to Catania
  2. Take the bus from Catania Via D'Amico to Marsala Train Station
  3. Take the ferry from Marsala to Marettimo

1 alternative option

Bus, train, ferry  •  13h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Etna to Catania
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale Re / ...
  3. Take the bus from Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello to Trapani Imbarco Aliscafo Liberty Lines
  4. Take the ferry from Trapani to Marettimo

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mount Etna to Isola di Marettimo is to bus and ferry which costs €90 - €110 and takes 12h 37m.

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The fastest way to get from Mount Etna to Isola di Marettimo is to bus and ferry which takes 12h 37m and costs €90 - €110.

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The distance between Mount Etna and Isola di Marettimo is 259 km.

The best way to get from Mount Etna to Isola di Marettimo without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 12h 37m and costs €90 - €110.

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It takes approximately 12h 37m to get from Mount Etna to Isola di Marettimo, including transfers.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Isola di Marettimo. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Mount Etna to Isola di Marettimo.
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  • Distance: 259 km
  • Duration: 12h 37m

What companies run services between Mount Etna, Italy and Isola di Marettimo, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Mount Etna to Isola di Marettimo. However, you can take the bus to Etna - Piccolo Rifugio, take the walk to Etna - Piccolo Rifugio, take the cable car to Etna - Rifugio Sapienza, take the walk to Etna, take the bus to Catania, take the walk to Catania Via D'Amico, take the bus to Marsala Train Station, take the walk to Marsala, then take the ferry to Marettimo. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Mount Etna to Isola di Marettimo via Etna - Piccolo Rifugio, Etna - Piccolo Rifugio, Etna - Rifugio Sapienza, Etna, Catania, Catania Centrale, Palermo Centrale, Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello, Trapani Imbarco Aliscafo Liberty Lines, and Trapani in around 13h 31m.

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 Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€29 - €32
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €70
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€20 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Catania Via D'Amico to Marsala Train Station
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello to Trapani Imbarco Aliscafo Liberty Lines
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Phone
0923.873813
Email
callcenter@libertylines.it
Website
libertylines.it
Ferry from Marsala to Marettimo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Ferry from Trapani to Marettimo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Liberty Lines S.P.A.

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