There are 7 ways to get from Naples to Sicily by plane, train, ferry, car ferry 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 to Catania  •  3 h 21 min

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

$38 - $166

6 alternative options

Fly to Palermo, train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Palermo (PMO) NAP - PMO
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo

$45 - $173

Fly to Trapani  •  6 h 15 min

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

$546 - $1,092

Ferry  •  8 h 9 min

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

$121 - $165

Train  •  9 h 49 min

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

$70 - $88

Car ferry  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Naples to Palermo

$46 - $63

Bus and ferry  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Naples to Palermo

$50 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Naples to Sicily is to car ferry which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Sicily is to fly which costs 30€ - 150€ and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Naples and Sicily is 363 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Naples to Sicily, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Naples and arriving at Palermo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 226.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

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

easyJet and Volotea fly from Naples to Catania twice daily. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Naples to Palermo 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$21 - $110
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
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$2 - $3
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators

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