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

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Train to Bari, fly to Catania  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Polignano A Mare to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Catania (CTA) BRI - CTA

€24 - €96

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Train to Bari, fly to Palermo  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Polignano A Mare to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Palermo (PMO) BRI - PMO

€27 - €137

Train to Brindisi, fly to Palermo  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Polignano A Mare to Brindisi
  2. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Palermo (PMO) BDS - PMO

€30 - €139

Bus and ferry  •  13h 33m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Bari to Palermo San Giovanni Rotondo

€37 - €63

Train, bus and ferry, car ferry  •  13h 57m

  1. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Taranto Re / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Taranto to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Re / ...

€46 - €158

Train  •  16h 26m

  1. Take the train from Monopoli to Caserta Fa
  2. Take the train from Caserta to Palermo Centrale Ic

€67 - €151

Train via Bari  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Caserta Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Caserta to Palermo Centrale Ic

€62 - €143

Bus, car ferry  •  18h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Polignano a Mare Via Grazia Deledda to Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop 1a corsa ESTIVA // Monopoli - Caserta / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Naples to Palermo

€36 - €86

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 55m

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

€82 - €160

Polignano a Mare to Sicily by night bus, walk, bus and ferry and bus

The journey time between Polignano a Mare and Sicily is around 32h 25m and covers a distance of around 832 km. The fastest journey normally takes 32h 23m. Operated by FlixBus, Autoservizi Salemi Srl and AMAT Palermo S.p.A., the Polignano a Mare to Sicily service departs from Polignano a Mare and arrives in Piazza Boiardo. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
32h 25m
Fastest journey time:
32h 23m
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€37
Carbon emissions:
127 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:05
Last service departs at:
01:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Polignano a Mare to Sicily night bus, walk, bus and ferry and bus schedules

Polignano a Mare → Sicily
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The cheapest way to get from Polignano a Mare to Sicily is to train and fly which costs €23 - €100 and takes 4h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Polignano a Mare to Sicily is to train and fly which costs €23 - €100 and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Polignano a Mare to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Polignano a Mare and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Bari and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Polignano a Mare to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Polignano A Mare and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Monopoli, Caserta and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 26m.

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The distance between Polignano a Mare and Sicily is 462 km.

The best way to get from Polignano a Mare to Sicily without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 13h 33m and costs €35 - €65.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Polignano a Mare to Sicily, including transfers.

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Polignano a Mare to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Bari station.

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Polignano a Mare to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Monopoli station.

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The quickest flight from Bari Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Polignano a Mare to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 461.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 29m

What companies run services between Polignano a Mare, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

Autoservizi Salemi Srl operates a vehicle from Bari to Palermo 4 times a week. Tickets cost €30 - €55 and the journey takes 11h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Polignano a Mare to Palermo via Monopoli, Caserta, and Palermo Centrale in around 16h 26m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €190
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €230
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€13 - €120
Flights from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €150
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €180
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
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
TUI Airlines Netherlands
Website
tui.nl
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €390
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 Polignano A Mare to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€5 - €6
Train from Polignano A Mare to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Bari Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
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
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 Polignano A Mare to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€3 - €6
Train from Polignano A Mare to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Train from Bari Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
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 Caserta to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Train from Bari Centrale to Caserta
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €25
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 Bari Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Monopoli to Caserta
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €85
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€25 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €65
Base Premium
€55 - €85
Train from Bari Centrale to Caserta
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €35
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
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 Bari Centrale to Caserta
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€22 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €28
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Taranto to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €29
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Miccolis Spa
Phone
080 5315334
Email
info@busmiccolis.it
Website
busmiccolis.it
Bus from Polignano a Mare Via Grazia Deledda to Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €25
Website
Miccolis Spa
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
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Tirrenia

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