There are 8 ways to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sicily by plane, ferry, train, car ferry or car

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

Fly to Palermo  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Palermo (PMO) FCO - PMO

$33 - $145

Cheapest option

Fly to Catania  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Catania (CTA) FCO - CTA

$24 - $139

6 alternative options

Fly to Trapani  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Trapani (TPS) FCO - TPS

$88 - $276

Fly to Reggio Calabria, ferry  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Reggio Calabria (REG) FCO - REG
  2. Take the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima

$67 - $384

Fly to Comiso  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Comiso (CIY) FCO - CIY

$30 - $370

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Villa S.Giovanni Fa
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$108 - $201

Train  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic

$103 - $141

Drive, ferry  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Rome Airport (FCO) to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo

$71 - $125

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

Alitalia, Vueling Airlines and Ryanair fly from Rome Airport (FCO) to Palermo hourly. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Palermo 5 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $120 and the journey takes 11 h 39 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Rome to Trapani
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,100
Flights from Rome to Reggio Calabria
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Flights from Rome to Comiso
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Rome to Reggio Calabria
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $450
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
Trenitalia Intercity
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rome Airport (FCO) and Sicily is 495 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sicily is to fly which costs 20€ - 120€ and takes 1 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sicily is to fly which takes 1 h 52 min and costs 20€ - 120€.

No, there is no direct train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Fiumicino Aeroporto and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 39 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sicily, including transfers.