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There are 9 ways to get from Perugia to Sicily by bus, plane, car, ferry or train

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Bus to Rome, fly to Palermo  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Perugia to Rome Fiumicino Airport
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Palermo (PMO) FCO - PMO

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Bus to Rome, fly to Catania  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Perugia to Rome Fiumicino Airport
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Catania (CTA) FCO - CTA

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Fly Perugia to Catania  •  3h 38m

  1. Fly from Perugia (PEG) to Catania (CTA) PEG - CTA

Bus to Rome, fly to Trapani  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Perugia to Rome Fiumicino Airport
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Trapani (TPS) FCO - TPS

Fly Perugia to Palermo  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Perugia (PEG) to Palermo (PMO) PEG - PMO

Drive, ferry  •  15h 29m

  1. Drive from Perugia to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo

Bus  •  15h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Perugia to Rome Tiburtina Bus station 538 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus Station to Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello Milan Lampugnano - Marsala Train Station / ...

Train  •  16h 4m

  1. Take the train from Perugia to Roma Termini Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic

Bus via Rome  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Perugia - p.zza Partigiani to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina Siena
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello Strasatti - Milan Lampugnano / ...

Perugia to Sicily by bus

The bus journey time between Perugia and Sicily is around 16h 55m and covers a distance of around 1137 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 21m. The fastest bus normally takes 16h 19m. Operated by FlixBus, Sulga Autolinee, Inter Saj and others, the Perugia to Sicily bus service departs from Perugia and arrives in Piazza Boiardo. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
14h 33m
Layover time:
2h 21m
Total time:
16h 55m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
16h 19m
Bus distance:
1137 km
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€58
Carbon emissions:
141 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
14:30
Last bus departs at:
16:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Perugia to Sicily bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Perugia to Sicily is to bus and fly which costs €16 - €110 and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Perugia to Sicily is to fly which costs €27 - €140 and takes 3h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Perugia to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Perugia and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Rome Tiburtina Bus Station and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 39m.

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The distance between Perugia and Sicily is 632 km.

The best way to get from Perugia to Sicily without a car is to bus which takes 15h 39m and costs €55 - €95.

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It takes approximately 5h 43m to get from Perugia to Sicily, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Perugia to Sicily is to fly which takes 3h 38m and costs €27 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €95 and takes 15h 39m, you could also train, which costs €60 - €110 and takes 16h 4m.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Palermo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Perugia to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello station.

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Map of how to get from Perugia to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 632.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 43m

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

Ryanair flies from Perugia to Catania 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Perugia to Palermo via Rome Tiburtina Bus Station, Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 15h 39m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €170
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€6 - €160
Flights from Perugia to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Flights from Perugia to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €270
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €220
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €170
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €140
Alba Star
Website
albastar.es
Flights from Rome to Trapani
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €210
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 Perugia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €26
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€23 - €26
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Perugia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€12 - €18
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
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Perugia to Rome Fiumicino Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Perugia to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Inter Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Perugia Central Bus Station to Rome Tiburtina Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €20
Website
Inter Saj
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus Station to Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators

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Alitalia and Ryanair offer flights from Rome Airport to Palermo Airport.

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The best way to get from Perugia to Perugia Airport is to bus which takes 27 min and costs €2 - €4.

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