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There are 8 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Sicily by plane, train, ferry 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 to Catania  •  16h 51m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Catania (CTA) KIX - CTA

€440 - €1102

Cheapest option

Fly to Rome, train  •  29h 45m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Rome (FCO) KIX - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale

€317 - €1065

6 alternative options

Fly to Lamezia Terme, train, ferry  •  19h 39m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) KIX - SUF
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
  3. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima

€614 - €1573

Fly to Palermo  •  19h 3m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Palermo (PMO) KIX - PMO

€484 - €1488

Fly to Malta, car ferry  •  22h 52m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Malta (MLA) KIX - MLA
  2. Take the car ferry from Valletta to Pozzallo

€527 - €1612

Fly to Trapani  •  19h 25m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Trapani (TPS) KIX - TPS

€938 - €2356

Fly to Comiso  •  18h 35m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Comiso (CIY) KIX - CIY

€607 - €1828

Fly to Naples, train  •  27h 10m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Naples (NAP) KIX - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale

€366 - €1274

Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Catania (CTA) flights

The flight time between Osaka Kansai (KIX) and Catania (CTA) is around 19h 6m and covers a distance of around 9912 km. The fastest flight normally takes 16h. Services are operated by Lufthansa, Air France, Emirates and others. Typically 22 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
19h 6m
Fastest flight journey time:
16h
Flight distance:
9912 km
Flights per week:
22
Cheapest price:
€421
Carbon emissions:
2010 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:40
Last flight departs at:
23:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Catania (CTA) flight schedules

Japan → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Japan

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Japan
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Japan

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Japan
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Japan

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Japan.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sicily is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sicily is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sicily is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Yes, entry into Japan from Italy is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Sicily is to fly and train which costs ¥40000 - ¥140000 and takes 29h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Sicily is to fly which costs ¥55000 - ¥150000 and takes 16h 51m.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Sicily is 9960 km.

It takes approximately 16h 51m to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Sicily, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Osaka Kansai Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 55m and has one stopover.

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Sicily is 7h behind Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX). It is currently 5:52 AM in Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and 10:52 PM in Sicily.

Emirates, Flydubai, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Osaka Kansai Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 9960.1 km
  • Duration: 16h 51m

What companies run services between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX), Japan and Sicily, Italy?

Lufthansa, Air France and seven other airlines fly from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Catania 3 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€430 - €1100
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Catania via Tokyo Haneda, Munich
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€450 - €1200
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Lamezia Terme via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€600 - €1600
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Lamezia Terme via Tokyo Haneda, Munich
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€650 - €1900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Malta via Tokyo Haneda, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
20h 47m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1300
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Malta via Incheon, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€500 - €1300
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€400 - €1100
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Naples via Tokyo Haneda, Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€420 - €1100
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€310 - €850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€450 - €1400
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Lamezia Terme via Paris CDG, Rome
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €2000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Palermo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€480 - €1500
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Malta via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1600
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
21h 7m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€420 - €1300
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€330 - €1100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€450 - €1400
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€420 - €1200
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
21h 7m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€420 - €1300
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€300 - €900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Malta via Tokyo Narita, Rome
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€390 - €1500
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Comiso via Paris CDG, Rome
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €1900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Comiso via Paris CDG, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €1900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Comiso via Hong Kong, Rome
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €1900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Comiso via Taiwan Taoyuan, Rome
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €1600
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Catania via Tokyo Haneda, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1600
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Naples via Tokyo Haneda, Rome
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€320 - €1300
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Rome via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €950
Tayaran Jet
Website
en.tayaranjet.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Trapani via Amsterdam Schiphol, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €2600
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Trapani via Munich, Ancona
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€900 - €2400
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Trapani via Paris CDG, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€950 - €3000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Trapani via Munich, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€900 - €2400
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Catania via Dubai
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€500 - €1300
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Naples via Dubai
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€480 - €1200
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Rome via Dubai
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€390 - €950
Alba Star
Website
albastar.es
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Trapani via Amsterdam Schiphol, Rome
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€900 - €2600
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Trapani via Munich, Rome
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€900 - €2400
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Trapani via Tokyo Haneda, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€1100 - €3500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Comiso via Dubai, Bologna
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€700 - €1700
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Comiso via Paris CDG, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €1900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Comiso via Tokyo Haneda, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€650 - €2100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Malta via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€480 - €1300
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€310 - €900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€450 - €1400
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Malta via Tokyo Haneda, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €1700
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Rome via Incheon
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€420 - €900
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 Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €11
Train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€50 - €75
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 Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Ferry operators
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
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
Ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Phone
(+356) 22069999
Email
res@virtuferries.com
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valletta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Low season
€70
High season
€127

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