There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Sicily by plane, train, car, ferry, bus, night train 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 Paris Orly to Catania  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Catania (CTA) ORY - CTA

$62 - $404

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Fly Paris CDG to Catania  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Catania (CTA) CDG - CTA

$79 - $416

Fly Paris Orly to Palermo, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Palermo (PMO) ORY - PMO
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo

$89 - $352

Fly Paris CDG to Palermo, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Palermo (PMO) CDG - PMO
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo

$106 - $484

Fly Paris Orly to Trapani  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Trapani (TPS) ORY - TPS

$275 - $1,055

Train  •  24 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Roma Termini
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$282 - $353

Drive, ferry  •  26 h 20 min

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

$224 - $360

Bus  •  32 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Milan, Milan N729 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

$130 - $198

Thello, train  •  33 h

  1. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale 221
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Palermo Centrale Icn

$256 - $328

Bus, bus and ferry  •  40 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Naples
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Naples to Palermo

$167 - $337

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Sicily is to fly which costs 50€ - 350€ and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Sicily is to fly which costs 50€ - 350€ and takes 5 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Torino Porta Susa Station, Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 32 min.

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The distance between Paris and Sicily is 1572 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 24 h 32 min and costs 230€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Paris to Sicily, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Sicily train services, operated by TGV, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Sicily is to fly which takes 5 h 11 min and costs 50€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230€ - 300€ and takes 24 h 32 min, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 32 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 982.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

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

Transavia France, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines fly from Paris to Catania every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Palermo via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa Station, Roma Termini, and Palermo Centrale in around 24 h 32 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Paris Orly to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Paris Orly to Trapani via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Paris Orly to Trapani via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Paris Orly to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Palermo via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Paris Orly to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from Paris Orly to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Paris CDG to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Paris CDG to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Train operators
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 Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$2 - $4
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
thello.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Naples
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Paris to Sicily bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS station.

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

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Transavia France, Air Malta, Alitalia and two other airlines offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 182+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 16 min and costs 9€.

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