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There are 4 ways to get from Reggio Calabria to Sicily by ferry, bus, train, bus and ferry, car ferry or car

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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 A/20-A/19

$41 - $65

Cheapest option

Ferry, train  •  5 h 6 min

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

$22 - $56

2 alternative options

Ferry, bus and ferry  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Messina to Palermo

$69 - $108

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 cheapest way to get from Reggio Calabria to Sicily is to ferry and train which costs 19€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 6 min.

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

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The distance between Reggio Calabria and Sicily is 144 km.

The best way to get from Reggio Calabria to Sicily without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 4 h 54 min and costs 35€ - 60€.

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

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There are 181+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reggio Calabria to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 90.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

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

There is no direct connection from Reggio Calabria to Palermo. However, you can take the ferry to Messina Marittima, take the walk to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica, take the bus to Palermo - Via Oreto, take the walk to Regione Siciliana - Paratore, then take the line 100 bus to Regione Siciliana - De Saliba. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Reggio Calabria to Palermo via Messina Marittima, Messina Centrale, and Palermo Centrale in around 5 h 6 min.

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 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
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 - $50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Messina to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it
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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