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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Ferry  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the ferry from Sorrento to Naples
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Ustica
  3. Take the ferry from Ustica to Palermo

$129 - $185

Cheapest option

Ferry, car ferry  •  16 h 12 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Salerno
  2. Take the car ferry from Salerno to Palermo

$35 - $61

7 alternative options

Ferry, train, car ferry  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Salerno
  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 Rv / ...

$77 - $166

Train  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$105 - $140

Bus  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Salerno - Via Vinciprova to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli

$119 - $179

Bus and ferry  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Salerno to Palermo

$64 - $104

Line 5070 bus, subway, fly to Catania  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 5070 bus from Positano Sponda to Meta
  2. Take the subway from Meta to Napoli Garibaldi
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA

$44 - $173

Line 5070 bus, subway, fly to Palermo  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 5070 bus from Positano Sponda to Meta
  2. Take the subway from Meta to Napoli Garibaldi
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Palermo (PMO) NAP - PMO

$44 - $176

Line 5070 bus, subway, fly to Trapani  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 5070 bus from Positano Sponda to Meta
  2. Take the subway from Meta to Napoli Garibaldi
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Trapani (TPS) NAP - TPS

$552 - $1,104

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Positano to Sicily is to ferry and car ferry which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 16 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Positano to Sicily is to line 5070 bus and subway and fly which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Positano to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Positano Sponda and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Amalfi, Salerno - Via Vinciprova and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 1 min.

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The distance between Positano and Sicily is 339 km.

The best way to get from Positano to Sicily without a car is to ferry and train and car ferry which takes 11 h 34 min and costs 65€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 26 min to get from Positano to Sicily, including transfers.

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Positano to Sicily bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Salerno - Via Vinciprova station.

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The best way to get from Positano to Sicily is to train which takes 12 h 22 min and costs 90€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 15 h 1 min.

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

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Positano to Sicily bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, arrive at Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli station.

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Map of how to get from Positano to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 212.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 26 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Positano to Palermo 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Positano to Palermo twice daily. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Train operators
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 Salerno to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$31 - $37
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Meta to Napoli Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Salerno - Via Vinciprova to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Salerno to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Navigazione Libera del Golfo
Phone
081 552 07 63
Email
info@navlib.it
Website
navlib.it
Ferry from Sorrento to Naples
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
navlib.it
Adults
$17 - $23
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
siremar.it
Ferry from Ustica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
siremar.it
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it
Travelmar
Phone
+39089872950
Email
info@travelmar.it
Website
travelmar.it
Ferry from Positano to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
travelmar.it
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Salerno to Palermo
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com

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Volotea and easyJet offer flights from Naples Airport to Catania Airport.

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