There are 8 ways to get from Palma to Sicily by plane, car ferry, train, bus, 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.

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Fly to Catania  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Palma Mallorca (PMI) to Catania (CTA) PMI - CTA

$89 - $439

Cheapest option

Fly to Palermo  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Palma Mallorca (PMI) to Palermo (PMO) PMI - PMO

$74 - $502

6 alternative options

Fly to Trapani  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Palma Mallorca (PMI) to Trapani (TPS) PMI - TPS

$167 - $570

Fly to Malta, car ferry  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Palma Mallorca (PMI) to Malta (MLA) PMI - MLA
  2. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo

$193 - $639

Car ferry, train, bus  •  40 h 57 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Perpignan Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Perpignan to Genoa, Genoa
  4. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Palermo Centrale Icn

$243 - $483

Car ferry, carferry, ferry  •  44 h 9 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
  2. Take the carferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  3. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo

$224 - $469

Carferry, bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the carferry from Palma de Mallorca to Valencia
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Padova
  3. Take the bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS

Car ferry, bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Roma
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo

$219 - $482

Questions & Answers

The distance between Palma and Sicily is 1023 km.

The best way to get from Palma to Sicily without a car is to car ferry and train and bus which takes 40 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Palma to Sicily, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Palma Mallorca Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Vueling Airlines, Norwegian Air International, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Palma Mallorca Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Palma to Palma Mallorca Airport is to bus which takes 17 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Palma to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 639.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

What companies run services between Palma, Spain and Sicily, Italy?

easyJet, Vueling Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Palma to Catania every 4 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Catania via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Catania via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Catania via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Palermo via Valencia
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Palermo via Marseille
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Trapani via Barcelona, Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Catania via Venice
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Palermo via Naples
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Malta via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Malta via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Malta via Southend
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Palermo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Malta via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Malta via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Palermo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Malta via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Trapani via Naples, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Trapani via Barcelona, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Trapani via Lyon, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Malta via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Catania via Hannover
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Catania via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Malta via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Malta via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
renfe.com
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
18 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Perpignan to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Valencia to Padova
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona/Sants to Roma
Ave. Duration
45 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
alsa.com
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
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$75 - $90
High season
$142 - $147
Mid season
$125
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Phone
+34 (0) 917369957
Website
trasmediterranea.es
Car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es
Seat
$52
Cabin
$101
Car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Valencia
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es
Seat
$71
Cabin
$302
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $210
Seating
$60 - $75
Balearia
$55 - $80
Lobby Bar
$60 - $85
Car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Valencia
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $210
Seating
$65 - $80
Balearia
$60 - $85
Lobby Bar
$65 - $95
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com

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