Explore 5 ways to travel

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Recommended option

Ferry, bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo - Via Oreto

$48 - $71

Cheapest option

Ferry, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$29 - $58

3 alternative options

Ferry, bus, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the bus from Messina to Capo d'Orlando
  3. Take the train from Capo D'orlando-Naso to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$30 - $48

Train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Palermo Centrale Icn / ...

$33 - $51

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Reggio di Calabria to Tresmestieri
  2. Drive from Tresmestieri to Palermo

$37 - $57

Questions & Answers

The distance between Reggio Calabria and Sicily is 144 km.

The cheapest way to get from Reggio Calabria to Sicily is to ferry and bus and train which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Reggio Calabria to Sicily is to car ferry and drive which takes 3 h 2 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Reggio Calabria to Sicily, including transfers.

What companies run services between Reggio Calabria, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Reggio Calabria to Palermo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Capo D'orlando-Naso to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo - Via Oreto
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autolinee Magistro & TAI
Phone
0941/562295
Email
autolinee.magistro@tiscali.it
Website
costruzionesitiweb.eu
Bus from Messina to Capo d'Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
costruzionesitiweb.eu
Ferry operators
Meridiano Lines
Email
info@meridianolines.it
Website
meridianolines.it
Car ferry from Reggio di Calabria to Tresmestieri
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
meridianolines.it

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