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There are 11 ways to get from Sicily to Croatia by plane, shuttle, night bus, train, bus, bus and ferry, ferry or car

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 Split  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Split (SPU) CTA - SPU

$81 - $457

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Fly Catania to Trieste, night bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Trieste (TRS) CTA - TRS
  2. Take the night bus from Trieste to Rijeka

$74 - $478

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Fly Catania to Venice, shuttle  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Venice (VCE) CTA - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion

$93 - $714

Fly Palermo to Venice, shuttle  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Venice (VCE) PMO - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion

$103 - $706

Fly Catania to Venice Treviso, shuttle  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Venice Treviso (TSF) CTA - TSF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Treviso Airport to Pula railway Stattion

$83 - $734

Fly Palermo to Venice Treviso, shuttle  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Venice Treviso (TSF) PMO - TSF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Treviso Airport to Pula railway Stattion

$78 - $626

Train, bus  •  24 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Trieste Centrale Fa / ...
  3. Take the bus from Trieste to Zagreb 427 / ...

$163 - $311

Train  •  25 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...

$155 - $293

Bus and ferry, bus  •  26 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Rome Tiburtina
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Zagreb 4

$211 - $248

Bus  •  29 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C Baltour
  2. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Zagreb 427 / ...

$93 - $141

Ferry, drive  •  18 h 16 min

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Ustica
  2. Take the ferry from Ustica to Naples
  3. Drive from Naples to Zagreb

$270 - $396

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Croatia is to bus which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 29 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Croatia is to fly which costs 70€ - 400€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Zagreb via Rome Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sicily to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Palermo Notarbartolo and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. via Palermo Centrale, Roma Termini, Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 55 min.

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The distance between Sicily and Croatia is 918 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Croatia without a car is to train and bus which takes 24 h 36 min and costs 140€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Sicily to Croatia, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Sicily to Croatia is to fly which takes 6 h 10 min and costs 70€ - 400€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 260€ and takes 25 h 55 min, you could also bus, which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 29 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 573.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Croatia?

easyJet, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Catania to Split every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Zagreb via Palermo Centrale, Roma Termini, Venezia Mestre, and Villach Hbf in around 25 h 55 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Catania to Split via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Catania to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Catania to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Palermo to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Catania to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Catania to Trieste via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Catania to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Palermo to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Split via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Catania to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Flights from Catania to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Catania to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Palermo to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Catania to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Catania to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Catania to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Catania to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Roma Termini to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$47 - $51
Private
$250 - $460
Shuttle from Treviso Airport to Pula railway Stattion
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$47 - $51
Private
$250 - $460
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Trieste to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Trieste Zob to Zagreb Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
globtour.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Trieste Station to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
atvo.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ferry operators

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Sicily to Croatia bus services, operated by Vincek Autobusi ltd., arrive at Zagreb station.

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Sicily to Croatia train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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Edelweiss Air, Ryanair, Condor Flugdienst and four other airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Split Airport.

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Book your Sicily to Croatia train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Catania Airport is to bus which takes 6 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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