There are 6 ways to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Cefalù by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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

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Fly to Palermo, train  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Palermo (PMO) FCO - PMO
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Cefalu

32€ - 190€

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Fly to Trapani, bus, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Trapani (TPS) FCO - TPS
  2. Take the bus from Trapani Birgi Airport to Palermo - p.zza Cairoli
  3. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Cefalu

107€ - 279€

Train  •  12h 37m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Cefalu Ic

52€ - 100€

Bus and ferry  •  14h 20m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Roma Tiburtina to Termini Imerese

59€ - 107€

Bus, train  •  15h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Palermo, Palermo N591
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Cefalu Re / ...

45€ - 87€

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 22m

  1. Drive from Rome Airport (FCO) to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Cefalù

119€ - 213€

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The cheapest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Cefalù is to bus and train which costs 45€ - 90€ and takes 15h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Cefalù is to fly and train which costs 30€ - 190€ and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome Airport (FCO) to Cefalù. However, there are services departing from Fiumicino Airport T3 bus platform 9 and arriving at Cefalù via Roma Tiburtina and Termini Imerese. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Cefalù. However, there are services departing from Fiumicino Aeroporto and arriving at Cefalu via Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 37m.

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The distance between Rome Airport (FCO) and Cefalù is 445 km.

The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Cefalù without a car is to train which takes 12h 37m and costs 50€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Cefalù, including transfers.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Cefalù bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Roma Tiburtina station.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Cefalù train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Palermo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Cefalù.
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  • Distance: 444.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Rome Airport (FCO), Italy and Cefalù, Italy?

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Roma Termini to Cefalu once daily. Tickets cost 45€ - 65€ and the journey takes 11h 5m. Alternatively, Autoservizi Salemi Srl operates a vehicle from Roma Tiburtina to Termini Imerese once daily. Tickets cost 55€ - 80€ and the journey takes 11h 10m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Flights from Rome to Trapani
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 130€
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 Palermo Centrale to Cefalu
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 10€
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 Palermo Centrale to Cefalu
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
Train from Roma Termini to Cefalu
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
45€ - 65€
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Trapani Birgi Airport to Palermo - p.zza Cairoli
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Roma Tiburtina to Termini Imerese
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Palermo, Palermo
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 40€
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
2€ - 3€
Car
24€ - 40€

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Cefalù bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Termini Imerese station.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Cefalù train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Cefalu station.

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Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Palermo Airport.

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