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There are 5 ways to get from Praiano to Sicily by train, ferry, car ferry, car, taxi 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

Train  •  10h

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Palermo Centrale Ic

€79 - €103

Cheapest option

Ferry, car ferry  •  14h 11m

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

€47 - €72

3 alternative options

Drive, ferry  •  7h 44m

  1. Drive from Praiano to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima V13 / ...
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Palermo

€88 - €131

Taxi, fly to Catania  •  3h 58m

  1. Take a taxi from Praiano to Castellammare di Stabia
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA

€71 - €153

Taxi, fly to Palermo  •  4h 20m

  1. Take a taxi from Praiano to Castellammare di Stabia
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Palermo (PMO) NAP - PMO

€70 - €184

Praiano to Sicily by bus, walk, ferry and car ferry

The journey time between Praiano and Sicily is around 23h 25m and covers a distance of around 404 km. The fastest journey normally takes 17h 12m. Operated by Sita Sud, Alicost, Grimaldi Lines and others, the Praiano to Sicily service departs from Praiano and arrives in Leonardo Da Vinci - Galilei. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
23h 25m
Fastest journey time:
17h 12m
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€47
Carbon emissions:
58 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:25
Last service departs at:
17:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Praiano to Sicily bus, walk, ferry and car ferry schedules

Praiano → Sicily
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The most affordable way to get from Praiano to Sicily is to ferry and car ferry, which costs €45 - €75 and takes 14h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Praiano to Sicily is to taxi and fly which costs €70 - €160 and takes 3h 58m.

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The distance between Praiano and Sicily is 338 km.

The best way to get from Praiano to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 10h and costs €75 - €110.

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It takes approximately 10h to get from Praiano to Sicily, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 43+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Praiano to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 337.7 km
  • Duration: 10h

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Salerno to Palermo Centrale once daily. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 8h 46m.

Airlines
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
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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €210
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 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 Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €50
Ferry operators
Alicost
Phone
+39.089.87.14.83
Email
alicostspa@alicost.com
Website
alicost.it
Ferry from Positano to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Alicost
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
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
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
Ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Other operators
Taxi from Praiano to Castellammare di Stabia
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Taxi H24 Capaccio Paestum di Patrizia Pecora
Phone
+39 392 444 9020
Website
taxicapacciopaestum.it
Tassisti Salernitani A R.L.
Phone
+39 089 712696
Marraffa Marco
Phone
+39 089 239494

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