There are 9 ways to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sicily by plane, train, ferry, car, bus and ferry or bus

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 Catania  •  1 h 35 min

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

$25 - $139

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Fly to Palermo, train  •  2 h 59 min

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

$34 - $149

Fly to Trapani  •  2 h 45 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

$66 - $383

Fly to Comiso  •  7 h 26 min

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

$30 - $370

Drive, ferry  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Rome Airport (FCO) to Naples
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Ustica
  3. Take the ferry from Ustica to Palermo

$148 - $214

Train  •  13 h 40 min

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

$104 - $139

Bus and ferry  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo

$57 - $105

Bus  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli

$154 - $232

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sicily is to fly which costs 21€ - 120€ and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sicily is to fly which costs 21€ - 120€ and takes 1 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Fiumicino Airport T3 bus platform 9 and arriving at Palermo via Rome Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 55 min.

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

The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 13 h 40 min and costs 85€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sicily, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sicily is to fly which takes 1 h 35 min and costs 21€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 13 h 40 min, you could also bus, which costs 130€ - 200€ and takes 14 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Palermo station.

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Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 182+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 309.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

Alitalia, Vueling Airlines and Ryanair fly from Rome Airport (FCO) to Catania hourly. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Rome Airport (FCO) to Palermo 3 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $120 and the journey takes 11 h 39 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
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 Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Rome to Comiso via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Rome to Comiso via Malta
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
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

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 Palermo Notarbartolo
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$2 - $4
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Phone
0923.873813
Email
callcenter@libertylines.it
Website
libertylines.it
Ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
eng.libertylines.it
Ferry from Naples to Ustica
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
libertylines.it
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
siremar.it
Ferry from Ustica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
siremar.it

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