There are 8 ways to get from Nice to Sicily by plane, train, car, ferry, bus or car 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 Nice to Palermo  •  4 h 49 min

  1. NCE - PMO

$75 - $355

Cheapest option

Fly Nice to Catania  •  4 h 50 min

  1. NCE - CTA

$73 - $281

6 alternative options

Fly Nice to Trapani  •  6 h 44 min

  1. NCE - TPS

$202 - $852

Train to Genoa, fly to Palermo  •  7 h 30 min

  1. GOA - PMO

$89 - $285

Drive, ferry  •  19 h 40 min

$121 - $204

Train  •  23 h 21 min

  1. Ec / ...
  2. Icn

$149 - $221

Bus  •  25 h 24 min

$194 - $262

Bus, car ferry  •  28 h 30 min

$125 - $238

What companies run services between Nice, France and Sicily, Italy?

Volotea and Alitalia fly from Nice to Palermo 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Palermo via Genova Piazza Principe and Palermo Centrale in around 23 h 21 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Nice to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Nice to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Genoa to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nice to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Genoa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Nice to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia Intercity
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Nice to Villa San Giovani
Ave. Duration
19 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
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
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Naples
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
tirrenia.it
Book at
directferries.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nice and Sicily is 894 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Sicily is to fly which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Nice to Sicily is to fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs 60€ - 310€.

No, there is no direct train from Nice to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Genova Piazza Principe and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 21 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at Regione Siciliana - De Saliba via Villa San Giovanni, Messina - Piazza della Repubblica and Regione Siciliana - Paratore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 24 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Nice to Sicily, including transfers.