There are 7 ways to get from Naples to Sicily by plane, ferry, bus, train 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 to Catania  •  2h 56m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA

26€ - 135€

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Fly to Palermo  •  3h 29m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Palermo (PMO) NAP - PMO

20€ - 201€

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Fly to Trapani  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Trapani (TPS) NAP - TPS

150€ - 265€

Ferry  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the ferry from Naples to Ustica
  2. Take the ferry from Ustica to Palermo

107€ - 146€

Bus  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Naples, Corso Lucci to Palermo Centrale

38€ - 51€

Train  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale Ic

41€ - 56€

Bus and ferry  •  12h 21m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Naples to Palermo

61€ - 82€

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The cheapest way to get from Naples to Sicily is to fly which costs 26€ - 140€ and takes 2h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Sicily is to fly which costs 26€ - 140€ and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naples to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Naples, Corso Lucci and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 29m.

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The distance between Naples and Sicily is 363 km.

The best way to get from Naples to Sicily without a car is to ferry which takes 8h 10m and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Naples to Sicily, including transfers.

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Naples to Sicily bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Naples, Corso Lucci station.

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The best way to get from Naples to Sicily is to fly which takes 2h 56m and costs 26€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 8h 29m, you could also train, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 10h 14m.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Naples to Sicily bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, arrive at Palermo Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 363.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 56m

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

easyJet and Volotea fly from Naples to Catania 3 times a day. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Naples, Corso Lucci to Palermo Centrale once daily. Tickets cost 35€ - 50€ and the journey takes 7h 55m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 110€
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 100€
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
18€ - 160€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Turin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Train operators
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 Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Naples, Corso Lucci to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Ferry from Ustica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Siremar

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easyJet and Volotea offer flights from Naples Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 201+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 14 min and costs 1€ - 5€.

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