There are 7 ways to get from Sicily to Brindisi by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, night bus, car or car ferry

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 Catania to Brindisi  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Brindisi (BDS) CTA - BDS

$68 - $476

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Bus, night bus  •  14 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo to Bivio Cantinella
  2. Take the bus from Bivio Cantinella to Taranto 587
  3. Take the night bus from Taranto to Brindisi

$42 - $64

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Fly Palermo to Brindisi  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Brindisi (BDS) PMO - BDS

$119 - $695

Fly Palermo to Bari, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Bari (BRI) PMO - BRI
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi

$127 - $315

Bus and ferry, bus  •  12 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza to Brindisi

$77 - $114

Train  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Paola Ic
  2. Take the train from Castiglione Cosentino to Sibari Reg
  3. Take the train from Sibari to Taranto Ic
  4. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi Reg / ...

$76 - $121

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 7 min

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

$102 - $191

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Brindisi is to bus and night bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 14 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Brindisi is to fly which costs 55€ - 410€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Brindisi. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Brindisi via Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sicily to Brindisi. However, there are services departing from Palermo Notarbartolo and arriving at Brindisi via Palermo Centrale, Paola, Castiglione Cosentino, Sibari and Taranto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 5 min.

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The distance between Sicily and Brindisi is 470 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Brindisi without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 12 h 11 min and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Sicily to Brindisi, including transfers.

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Sicily to Brindisi bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Palermo station.

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Sicily to Brindisi train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Palermo Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Brindisi is to fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 55€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 15 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Brindisi.
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  • Distance: 293.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Brindisi, Italy?

Alitalia, easyJet and four other airlines fly from Catania to Brindisi hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Brindisi via Palermo Centrale, Paola, Castiglione Cosentino, Sibari, and Taranto in around 15 h 5 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Palermo to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Pisa
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Palermo Centrale to Paola
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Sibari to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Castiglione Cosentino to Sibari
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Cosenza to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
saj.it
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Bivio Cantinella
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bivio Cantinella to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Night bus from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $45

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Brindisi Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Sicily to Brindisi bus services, operated by Saj, arrive at Brindisi station.

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Sicily to Brindisi train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Brindisi station.

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Ryanair, easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Catania Airport to Brindisi Airport.

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There are 498+ hotels available in Brindisi. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Catania Airport is to bus which takes 7 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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