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

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

Train, car ferry  •  8 h 58 min

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

$59 - $139

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Catania  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Paestum to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA

$45 - $182

6 alternative options

Train  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Agropoli Castellabate to Palermo Centrale Icn

$62 - $86

Bus  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Battipaglia - Fermata Bus Ingresso Ospedale to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli

$115 - $165

Bus and ferry  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Battipaglia to Palermo

$58 - $98

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Paestum to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Palermo

$101 - $193

Train, fly to Palermo  •  5 h 31 min

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

$45 - $185

Train, fly to Trapani  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Paestum to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Trapani (TPS) NAP - TPS

$553 - $1,113

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The cheapest way to get from Paestum to Sicily is to bus and ferry which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 12 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paestum to Sicily is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paestum to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Paestum - Stazione FS and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Battipaglia - Fermata Bus Ingresso Ospedale and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paestum to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Paestum and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Agropoli Castellabate and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 1 min.

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The distance between Paestum and Sicily is 324 km.

The best way to get from Paestum to Sicily without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 8 h 58 min and costs 50€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 58 min to get from Paestum to Sicily, including transfers.

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Paestum to Sicily bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Battipaglia - Fermata Bus Ingresso Ospedale station.

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Paestum to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Agropoli Castellabate station.

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The best way to get from Paestum to Sicily is to train which takes 12 h 1 min and costs 50€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 12 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Paestum to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 202.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 58 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Paestum to Palermo twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $80 and the journey takes 10 h 16 min. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Paestum to Palermo twice daily. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 10 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
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
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Train operators
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 Paestum to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Agropoli Castellabate to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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 Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$31 - $37
Train from Paestum to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Battipaglia - Fermata Bus Ingresso Ospedale to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Battipaglia to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Paestum to Sicily bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, arrive at Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli station.

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

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Volotea and easyJet offer flights from Naples Airport to Catania Airport.

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