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There are 6 ways to get from São Paulo to Syracuse by plane, bus, train or car ferry

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Fly to Catania, bus  •  18h 13m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Catania (CTA) GRU - CTA
  2. Take the bus from Catania Airport to Siracusa - v.le Scala Greca

€274 - €816

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Fly to Comiso, bus, train  •  23h 37m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Comiso (CIY) GRU - CIY
  2. Take the bus from Comiso Airport to Ragusa Ibla
  3. Take the train from Ragusa Ibla to Siracusa

Fly to Malta, car ferry, train  •  22h 58m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Malta (MLA) GRU - MLA
  2. Take the car ferry from Valletta to Pozzallo
  3. Take the train from Ispica to Siracusa

€414 - €1041

Fly to Reggio Calabria, car ferry, train  •  23h 14m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Reggio Calabria (REG) GRU - REG
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Siracusa

€385 - €1010

Fly to Lamezia Terme, train, car ferry  •  23h 21m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) GRU - SUF
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Siracusa

€531 - €1425

Fly to Palermo, train  •  23h 58m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Palermo (PMO) GRU - PMO
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Siracusa

€424 - €1064

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Syracuse is 1500.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from São Paulo to Syracuse is to fly and bus which costs R$ 1800 - R$ 5500 and takes 18h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from São Paulo to Syracuse is to fly and bus which costs R$ 1800 - R$ 5500 and takes 18h 13m.

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The distance between São Paulo and Syracuse is 9348 km.

It takes approximately 18h 13m to get from São Paulo to Syracuse, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sao Paulo Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 45m and has one stopover.

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Syracuse is 5h ahead of São Paulo. It is currently 3:07 PM in São Paulo and 8:07 PM in Syracuse.

Vueling Airlines, KLM, LATAM Chile and three other airlines offer flights from Sao Paulo Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 356+ hotels available in Syracuse. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Sao Paulo Airport is to shuttle which takes 39 min and costs R$ 57.

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Map of how to get from São Paulo to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 9347.6 km
  • Duration: 18h 13m

What companies run services between São Paulo, Brazil and Syracuse, Italy?

There is no direct connection from São Paulo to Syracuse. However, you can take the shuttle to Guarulhos Airport - Terminal 2, take the walk to Sao Paulo airport, fly to Catania, take the walk to Catania Airport, then take the bus to Syracuse. Alternatively, you can take the shuttle to Guarulhos Airport - Terminal 2, take the walk to Sao Paulo airport, fly to Comiso, take the walk to Comiso Airport, take the bus to Ragusa Ibla, take the walk to Ragusa Ibla, then take the train to Syracuse.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€320 - €1200
Flights from Sao Paulo to Comiso via Rome
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€410 - €1600
Flights from Sao Paulo to Comiso via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€440 - €1700
Flights from Sao Paulo to Malta via Rome
Ave. Duration
15h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€360 - €1400
Flights from Sao Paulo to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€310 - €1200
Flights from Sao Paulo to Reggio Calabria via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€330 - €1300
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lamezia Terme via Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€450 - €1700
Flights from Sao Paulo to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€340 - €1300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Catania via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€310 - €900
Flights from Sao Paulo to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€260 - €800
Flights from Sao Paulo to Malta via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from Sao Paulo to Malta via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€290 - €900
Flights from Sao Paulo to Palermo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€380 - €1100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€430 - €1400
Flights from Sao Paulo to Malta via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€480 - €1500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lamezia Terme via Paris CDG, Rome
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €1900
Flights from Sao Paulo to Palermo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€460 - €1500
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Reggio Calabria via Lisbon, Rome
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€360 - €900
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lamezia Terme via Lisbon, Rome
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€500 - €1300
Flights from Sao Paulo to Palermo via Lisbon, Rome
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€390 - €1000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€420 - €1300
Flights from Sao Paulo to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€430 - €1400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Malta via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1300
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lamezia Terme via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€600 - €1600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Malta via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€950 - €1900
Flights from Sao Paulo to Palermo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€380 - €1100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€440 - €950
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 Ragusa Ibla to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Ispica to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €9
Train from Messina Centrale to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €24
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€22 - €24
Train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€29 - €32
Train from Catania Centrale to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €13
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 Messina Centrale to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€12 - €17
Train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €11
Train from Catania Centrale to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Bus operators
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Catania Airport to Siracusa - v.le Scala Greca
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Schedules at
etnatrasporti.it
Autotrasporti Tumino srl
Phone
+39 0932 623184
Email
info@tuminobus.it
Website
tuminobus.it
Bus from Comiso Airport to Ragusa Ibla
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
tuminobus.it
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Phone
(+356) 22069999
Email
res@virtuferries.com
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valletta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70
Website
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Low season
€70
High season
€127
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
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €40
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
€2 - €7
Moto
€16 - €22
Car
€30 - €40

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