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There are 11 ways to get from Nuremberg to Sicily by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or 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 Nuremberg to Catania  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Catania (CTA) NUE - CTA

$59 - $296

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Fly Nuremberg to Palermo  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Palermo (PMO) NUE - PMO

$59 - $319

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Catania  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Catania (CTA) STR - CTA

$134 - $394

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Catania  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Catania (CTA) FRA - CTA

$138 - $457

Train to Munich, fly to Catania  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Catania (CTA) MUC - CTA

$125 - $390

Train to Munich, fly to Palermo  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Palermo (PMO) MUC - PMO

$145 - $393

Train via Bolzano  •  26 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen Ec
  3. Take the train from Bolzano to Roma Termini Fa
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$206 - $331

Bus, bus and ferry via Rome  •  28 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station 029 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Rome 531
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo

$115 - $196

Drive, ferry  •  25 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

$201 - $327

Train  •  30 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini En
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$207 - $345

Bus, bus and ferry Eurolines CH  •  32 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Zurich 006
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Zurich to Palermo

$162 - $211

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The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Sicily is to fly which costs 50€ - 260€ and takes 7 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Sicily is to fly which costs 50€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nuremberg to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Nuremberg and arriving at Palermo via Munich, Munich central bus station and Rome Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nuremberg to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via München Hbf, Bolzano, Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 39 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Sicily is 1342 km.

The best way to get from Nuremberg to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 26 h 39 min and costs 170€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to get from Nuremberg to Sicily, including transfers.

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Nuremberg to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nuremberg station.

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Nuremberg to Sicily train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Nürnberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Sicily is to fly which takes 7 h 28 min and costs 50€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 170€ - 290€ and takes 26 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 838.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 28 min

What companies run services between Nuremberg, Germany and Sicily, Italy?

Lufthansa, Eurowings and seven other airlines fly from Nuremberg to Catania 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nuremberg to Palermo via München Hbf, Bolzano, Roma Termini, and Palermo Centrale in around 26 h 39 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Catania via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Nuremberg to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Nuremberg to Palermo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Munich to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Munich to Palermo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Catania via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Nuremberg to Catania via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Nuremberg to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Munich to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Munich to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Munich to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Munich to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Nuremberg to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Munich to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Flights from Munich to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Munich to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $900
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Bolzano to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bolzano to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$130 - $160
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Zurich to Palermo
Ave. Duration
23 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators

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There is no direct flight from Nuremberg Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Nuremberg to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Palermo station.

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Nuremberg to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Palermo Centrale station.

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Ryanair, Air France, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Catania Airport.

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Book your Nuremberg to Sicily train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and three other operators.

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There are 182+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Nuremberg Airport is to subway which takes 10 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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