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

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Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  11h 27m

  1. Take the train from Picerno to Salerno Re
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Re / ...

€47 - €177

Cheapest option

Train to Naples, fly to Palermo  •  6h 14m

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

€30 - €148

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  11h 59m

  1. Take the bus from SALA CONSILINA - Terminal Bus to MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica Baltour / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo Messina

€35 - €51

Train, ferry, car ferry  •  15h 40m

  1. Take the train from Picerno to Salerno Re
  2. Take the ferry from Cetara to Salerno
  3. Take the car ferry from Salerno to Palermo

€41 - €72

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 15m

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

€78 - €154

Train to Naples, fly to Catania  •  5h 52m

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

€31 - €117

Train, train to Bari, fly to Catania  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Picerno to Taranto
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Bari Centrale
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Catania (CTA) BRI - CTA

€41 - €163

Train, train to Brindisi, fly to Palermo  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from Picerno to Taranto
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi
  3. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Palermo (PMO) BDS - PMO

€41 - €161

Train, train to Bari, fly to Palermo  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the train from Picerno to Taranto
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Bari Centrale
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Palermo (PMO) BRI - PMO

€44 - €204

Picerno to Sicily by train, car ferry and walk

The journey time between Picerno and Sicily is around 13h 34m and covers a distance of around 706 km. The fastest journey normally takes 11h 12m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Intercity, Trenitalia Frecce and others, the Picerno to Sicily service departs from Picerno and arrives in Palermo Notarbartolo. Typically 18 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
13h 34m
Fastest journey time:
11h 12m
Services per week:
18
Cheapest price:
€49
Carbon emissions:
38 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:44
Last service departs at:
17:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Picerno to Sicily train, car ferry and walk schedules

Picerno → Sicily
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Picerno to Sicily is to bus and bus and ferry which costs €35 - €55 and takes 11h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Picerno to Sicily is to train and fly which costs €30 - €120 and takes 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Picerno to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Picerno and arriving at Palermo via Sicignano degli Alburni, SALA CONSILINA - Terminal Bus and Messina Piazza della Repubblica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 59m.

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The distance between Picerno and Sicily is 362 km.

The best way to get from Picerno to Sicily without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 11h 27m and costs €45 - €180.

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It takes approximately 11h 27m to get from Picerno to Sicily, including transfers.

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Picerno to Sicily bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from SALA CONSILINA - Terminal Bus station.

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

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Picerno to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Palermo station.

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Ryanair, easyJet, Volotea and Alitalia offer flights from Naples Airport to Catania Airport.

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Map of how to get from Picerno to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 362.5 km
  • Duration: 11h 27m

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

There is no direct connection from Picerno to Sicily. However, you can take the train to Salerno, take the train to Villa S.Giovanni, take the walk to Villa San Giovanni, take the car ferry to Messina Marittima, take the walk to Messina Centrale, take the train to Palermo Centrale, then take the train to Palermo Notarbartolo. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Picerno to Palermo via Sicignano degli Alburni, SALA CONSILINA - Terminal Bus, MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica, and Messina Piazza della Repubblica in around 11h 59m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €190
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €250
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €140
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €120
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €100
Flights from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€25 - €120
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €160
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€20 - €140
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€13 - €120
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €180
Flights from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €150
TUI Airlines Netherlands
Website
tui.nl
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €390
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
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 Picerno to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Train from Picerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Train from Picerno to Taranto
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €23
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€21 - €23
Train from Taranto to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Train from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
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 Salerno to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€23 - €35
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Train from Taranto to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
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 Salerno to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€29 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
Train from Taranto to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Salerno to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €70
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€26 - €40
Smart Low Cost
€24 - €35
Smart Flex
€50 - €70
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from SALA CONSILINA - Terminal Bus to MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
Baltour
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sala Consilina to Messina
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
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
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €40
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
€2 - €7
Moto
€16 - €22
Car
€30 - €40
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Salerno to Palermo
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€28 - €45
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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