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There are 8 ways to get from San Giovanni Rotondo to Sicily by train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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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Train  •  15h 16m

  1. Take the train from Foggia to Caserta Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Caserta to Palermo Centrale Ic

€74 - €144

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Bus and ferry  •  15h 29m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from San Giovanni Rotondo to Palermo San Giovanni Rotondo

€36 - €68

6 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  16h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Foggia to Naples Foggia
  2. Take the car ferry from Naples to Palermo

€37 - €75

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 16m

  1. Drive from San Giovanni Rotondo to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Palermo

€102 - €189

Bus, train to Bari, fly to Catania  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the bus from San Giovanni Rotondo to Foggia
  2. Take the train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Catania (CTA) BRI - CTA

€52 - €166

Bus, train to Bari, fly to Palermo  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from San Giovanni Rotondo to Foggia
  2. Take the train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Palermo (PMO) BRI - PMO

€55 - €207

Bus, train to Naples, fly to Catania  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the bus from San Giovanni Rotondo to Foggia
  2. Take the train from Foggia to Caserta
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA

€54 - €182

Bus, train to Naples, fly to Palermo  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the bus from San Giovanni Rotondo to Foggia
  2. Take the train from Foggia to Caserta
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Palermo (PMO) NAP - PMO

€53 - €213

San Giovanni Rotondo to Sicily by bus and ferry and bus

The journey time between San Giovanni Rotondo and Sicily is around 15h 30m and covers a distance of around 990 km. The fastest journey normally takes 15h 28m. Operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl and AMAT Palermo S.p.A., the San Giovanni Rotondo to Sicily service departs from San Giovanni Rotondo and arrives in Piazza Boiardo. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
15h 30m
Fastest journey time:
15h 28m
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€36
Carbon emissions:
152 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:00
Last service departs at:
18:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Giovanni Rotondo to Sicily bus and ferry and bus schedules

San Giovanni Rotondo → Sicily
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The cheapest way to get from San Giovanni Rotondo to Sicily is to bus and ferry which costs €35 - €70 and takes 15h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from San Giovanni Rotondo to Sicily is to bus and train and fly which costs €50 - €170 and takes 5h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Giovanni Rotondo to Sicily. However, there are services departing from San Giovanni Rotondo and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 29m.

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The distance between San Giovanni Rotondo and Sicily is 477 km.

The best way to get from San Giovanni Rotondo to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 15h 16m and costs €70 - €150.

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It takes approximately 15h 16m to get from San Giovanni Rotondo to Sicily, including transfers.

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San Giovanni Rotondo to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from San Giovanni Rotondo station.

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The quickest flight from Bari Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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San Giovanni Rotondo to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Palermo station.

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Ryanair, Volotea and Alitalia offer flights from Bari Airport to Catania Airport.

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Map of how to get from San Giovanni Rotondo to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 477.3 km
  • Duration: 15h 16m

What companies run services between San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

You can take a train from San Giovanni Rotondo to Palermo via Foggia, Foggia, Caserta, and Palermo Centrale in around 15h 16m. Alternatively, Autoservizi Salemi Srl operates a vehicle from San Giovanni Rotondo to Palermo 4 times a week. Tickets cost €30 - €70 and the journey takes 14h 55m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €190
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €230
Flights from Naples to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €140
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €100
Flights from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€25 - €120
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €120
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€13 - €120
Flights from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €150
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €160
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€20 - €140
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Train operators
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 Foggia to Caserta
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €18
Base Standard
€28 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
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 Foggia to Caserta
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €16
Train from Caserta to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €13
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Foggia to Caserta
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€29 - €40
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 Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €18
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €18
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from San Giovanni Rotondo to Palermo
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €70
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
CLP Bus
Phone
081-5311707
Email
info@clpbusit
Website
clpbus.it
Bus from Foggia to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
clpbus.it
Ferry operators
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Tirrenia
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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