There are 8 ways to get from Naples to Sicily by plane, ferry, train, car ferry, rideshare or bus

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 to Palermo  •  3 h 11 min

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

$44 - $170

Cheapest option

Fly to Catania  •  2 h 52 min

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

$37 - $166

6 alternative options

Fly to Trapani  •  5 h 36 min

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

$546 - $1,097

Ferry  •  8 h 9 min

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

$125 - $169

Train, car ferry  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$68 - $136

Train  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale Icn / ...

$71 - $93

Car ferry  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Naples to Palermo

$48 - $65

Bus and ferry, bus  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Naples to Messina
  2. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo - Via Oreto

$80 - $149

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

TUI fly Belgium, Volotea and easyJet fly from Naples to Palermo 4 times a day. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Naples to Palermo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $90 and the journey takes 9 h 46 min.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo - Via Oreto
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
siremar.it
Ferry from Ustica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
siremar.it
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $30
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$3
Car
$29 - $30
Other operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Rideshare from Naples to Messina
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Naples and Sicily is 363 km.

The cheapest way to get from Naples to Sicily is to car ferry which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Naples to Sicily is to fly which takes 2 h 52 min and costs 30€ - 150€.

No, there is no direct train from Naples to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Naples to Sicily, including transfers.