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There are 6 ways to get from San Jose to Sicily by train or plane

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Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Catania  •  18h 44m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Catania (CTA) SFO - CTA

€414 - €870

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Fly San Jose to Palermo  •  21h 59m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Palermo (PMO) SJC - PMO

€374 - €1208

4 alternative options

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Palermo  •  18h 56m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Palermo (PMO) SFO - PMO

€433 - €921

Fly San Jose to Catania  •  17h 27m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Catania (CTA) SJC - CTA

€435 - €1207

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Trapani  •  21h 8m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Trapani (TPS) SFO - TPS

€863 - €1818

Fly San Jose to Trapani  •  20h 41m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Trapani (TPS) SJC - TPS

€804 - €3105

San Jose (SJC) to Palermo (PMO) flights

The flight time between San Jose (SJC) and Palermo (PMO) is around 25h 10m and covers a distance of around 10433 km. The fastest flight normally takes 18h 40m. Services are operated by British Airways, Volotea, Delta and others. Typically 107 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
25h 10m
Fastest flight journey time:
18h 40m
Flight distance:
10433 km
Flights per week:
107
Cheapest price:
€379
Carbon emissions:
2115 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:15
Last flight departs at:
22:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Jose (SJC) to Palermo (PMO) flight schedules

Flights departing Saturday, July 24, 2021

United States → Italy
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Considerations leaving from United States

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sicily is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sicily is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Yes, entry into United States from Italy is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Sicily is to Caltrain and fly which costs $500 - $1,100 and takes 18h 44m.

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The fastest way to get from San Jose to Sicily is to fly which takes 17h 27m and costs $500 - $1,500.

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The distance between San Jose and Sicily is 10541 km.

It takes approximately 18h 44m to get from San Jose to Sicily, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 55m and has one stopover.

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Sicily is 9h ahead of San Jose. It is currently 6:29 AM in San Jose and 3:29 PM in Sicily.

Swiss, Edelweiss Air, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from San Jose to San Jose Airport is to line 60 bus which takes 6 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 10540.8 km
  • Duration: 18h 44m

What companies run services between San Jose, CA, USA and Sicily, Italy?

British Airways, Volotea and 16 other airlines fly from San Jose to Palermo hourly.

Airlines
Tayaran Jet
Website
en.tayaranjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Trapani via Frankfurt, Genoa
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€900 - €2300
Flights from San Francisco to Trapani via London Heathrow, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€800 - €2300
Flights from San Francisco to Trapani via Amsterdam Schiphol, Genoa
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€800 - €2400
Flights from San Francisco to Trapani via Frankfurt, Trieste
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€900 - €2300
Flights from San Francisco to Trapani via Munich, Genoa
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€850 - €2200
Flights from San Francisco to Trapani via Munich, Trieste
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€850 - €2200
Flights from San Francisco to Trapani via Paris CDG, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€850 - €2800
Flights from San Francisco to Trapani via Frankfurt, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€900 - €2300
Flights from San Francisco to Trapani via Amsterdam Schiphol, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€800 - €2400
Flights from San Jose to Trapani via London Heathrow, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€900 - €2600
Flights from San Jose to Trapani via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam Schiphol, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€900 - €2700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from San Francisco to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€410 - €1300
Flights from San Francisco to Palermo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€420 - €1200
Flights from San Jose to Palermo via Detroit, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€500 - €1600
Flights from San Jose to Palermo via Chicago O'Hare, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
24h 18m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1600
Flights from San Jose to Palermo via Minneapolis, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€410 - €1300
Flights from San Jose to Palermo via New York JFK, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1600
Flights from San Jose to Palermo via New York JFK, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1700
Alba Star
Website
albastar.es
Flights from San Francisco to Trapani via Zurich, Rome
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€850 - €1800
Flights from San Francisco to Trapani via Paris CDG, Rome
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€850 - €2800
Flights from San Francisco to Trapani via Frankfurt, Rome
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€900 - €2300
Flights from San Francisco to Trapani via Barcelona, Rome
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€800 - €2300
Flights from San Francisco to Trapani via Amsterdam Schiphol, Rome
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€800 - €2400
Flights from San Jose to Trapani via Chicago O'Hare, Rome
Ave. Duration
18h 48m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€950 - €2500
Flights from San Jose to Trapani via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Rome
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €2500
Flights from San Jose to Trapani via Los Angeles, Rome
Ave. Duration
24h 14m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€800 - €3100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from San Francisco to Catania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€400 - €850
Flights from San Francisco to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
18h 1m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€420 - €1100
Flights from San Jose to Palermo via Chicago O'Hare, Zurich
Ave. Duration
21h 28m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€500 - €1100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Francisco to Catania via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€390 - €1100
Flights from San Jose to Palermo via Chicago O'Hare, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h 3m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€370 - €1200
Flights from San Jose to Catania via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€430 - €1200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€390 - €1000
Flights from San Jose to Palermo via New York JFK, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€550 - €1400
Flights from San Jose to Palermo via New York JFK, Munich
Ave. Duration
27h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€550 - €1400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from San Jose to Palermo via Chicago O'Hare, Rome
Ave. Duration
20h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€490 - €1300
Flights from San Jose to Palermo via London Heathrow, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€450 - €1300
Flights from San Francisco to Trapani via Copenhagen, Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€1100 - €2200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Francisco to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€390 - €1200
Flights from San Francisco to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€410 - €1300
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from San Francisco to Catania via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€460 - €1200
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from San Francisco to Palermo via Lisbon, Rome
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€420 - €1100
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from San Jose to Palermo via London Heathrow, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€470 - €1300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from San Jose to Palermo via Minneapolis, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€470 - €1400
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from San Jose to Palermo via Chicago O'Hare, Brussels
Ave. Duration
22h 53m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€490 - €1300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from San Jose to Palermo via New York JFK, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1600
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Schedules at
caltrain.com

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