There are 8 ways to get from Sicily to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, ferry, car, bus or night train

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 Frankfurt  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Frankfurt (FRA) CTA - FRA

85€ - 348€

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Fly Palermo to Frankfurt  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Frankfurt (FRA) PMO - FRA

80€ - 260€

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Fly Catania to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Stuttgart (STR) CTA - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

102€ - 374€

Train  •  24h 45m

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ec

196€ - 553€

Ferry, drive  •  24h 59m

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Genoa
  2. Drive from Genoa to Frankfurt am Main

175€ - 301€

Bus  •  30h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Palermo - Via Oreto to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
  2. Take the bus from Messina to Sibari 582
  3. Take the bus from Sibari to Frankfurt

108€ - 158€

Train, night train  •  31h 17m

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic
  2. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Muenchen Hbf En
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

276€ - 691€

Bus via Rome  •  35h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Palermo, Palermo to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N591
  2. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N77

101€ - 131€

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Frankfurt am Main is to bus via Rome which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 35h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 85€ - 350€ and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Regione Siciliana - Bernini and arriving at Frankfurt via Palermo - Via Oreto, Messina and Sibari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sicily to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Palermo Notarbartolo and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Palermo Centrale, Roma Termini and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 45m.

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The distance between Sicily and Frankfurt am Main is 1459 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 24h 45m and costs 190€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Sicily to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Sicily to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Palermo - Via Oreto station.

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Sicily to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Palermo Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 5h 1m and costs 85€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190€ - 600€ and takes 24h 45m, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 30h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 1459.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 1m

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Ryanair, Condor Flugdienst and six other airlines fly from Catania to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Frankfurt am Main via Palermo Centrale, Roma Termini, and Milano Centrale in around 24h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
260€ - 900€
Flights from Catania to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
260€ - 900€
Flights from Palermo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
240€ - 1100€
Flights from Palermo to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
240€ - 1100€
Flights from Catania to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
260€ - 1100€
Flights from Catania to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 1400€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Catania to Frankfurt via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Palermo to Frankfurt via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 460€
Flights from Palermo to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 460€
Flights from Catania to Stuttgart via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Catania to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 1400€
Flights from Catania to Stuttgart via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
120€ - 1400€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Catania to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 850€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Palermo to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 3600€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Catania to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
380€ - 1400€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 1500€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Catania to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
290€ - 1400€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Catania to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 400€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
Railjet
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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
11h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
25€ - 35€
Base 2nd Class
70€ - 90€
Base 1st Class
100€ - 115€
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
40€ - 55€
Base Standard
70€ - 95€
Base Premium
85€ - 120€
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 Milano Centrale to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
140€ - 190€
1st Class
230€ - 310€
Night train from Roma Termini to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210€ - 450€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
210€ - 280€
1st Class
330€ - 450€
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo - Via Oreto to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Messina to Sibari
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Palermo, Palermo to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Phone
+39 098 3520 315
Email
info@fsbusitaliafast.it
Website
simetspa.it
Bus from Sibari to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
20h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Schedules at
simetspa.it
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Sicily to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Busitalia Simet S.p.A., arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Sicily to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Ryanair, Condor Flugdienst, Lufthansa and Alitalia offer flights from Catania Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 799+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Catania Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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