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There are 12 ways to get from Sicily to Germany by plane, train, car train, night train, bus, 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 Munich  •  4h 57m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Munich (MUC) CTA - MUC

$69 - $317

Cheapest option

Fly Catania to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) CTA - SXF

$50 - $333

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Fly Catania to Frankfurt  •  5h 13m

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

$102 - $403

Fly Catania to Stuttgart  •  4h 57m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Stuttgart (STR) CTA - STR

$90 - $330

Fly Catania to Dusseldorf  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CTA - DUS

$61 - $336

Fly Palermo to Cologne Bonn  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) PMO - CGN

$89 - $304

Train  •  28h 36m

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bolzano Fa
  3. Take the train from Bolzano/Bozen to München Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Berlin Gesundbrunnen Ice

$273 - $457

Train, car train  •  33h 17m

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova Fa / ...
  3. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hannover
  4. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$288 - $416

Train, night train  •  41h 35m

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Milano Centrale Icn
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Ec
  3. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Berlin Hbf Nj

$364 - $597

Bus Sindbad  •  43h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Palermo - Via Oreto to Catania Bus Terminal A19
  2. Take the bus from Catania to Szczecin
  3. Take the bus from Szczecin, Szczecin station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz 057

$139 - $205

Bus Autokar Polska  •  47h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Palermo to Legnica
  2. Take the bus from Legnica to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz 1361

$98 - $151

Ferry, drive  •  28h 26m

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Genoa
  2. Drive from Genoa to Berlin

$255 - $421

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Germany is to fly which costs 40€ - 290€ and takes 5h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Germany is to fly which costs 75€ - 290€ and takes 4h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Germany. However, there are services departing from Regione Siciliana - Bernini and arriving at Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz via Palermo - Via Oreto, Catania and Szczecin, Szczecin station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sicily to Germany. However, there are services departing from Palermo Notarbartolo and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz via Palermo Centrale, Roma Termini, Bolzano/Bozen, München Hbf and S+U Gesundbrunnen Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 36m.

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The distance between Sicily and Germany is 1529 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Germany without a car is to train which takes 28h 36m and costs 230€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Sicily to Germany, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Sicily to Germany is to fly which takes 4h 57m and costs 55€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230€ - 400€ and takes 28h 36m, you could also bus, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 43h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Germany.
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  • Distance: 955.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 57m

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Germany?

Condor Flugdienst, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Catania to Munich every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Berlin via Palermo Centrale, Roma Termini, Bolzano/Bozen, München Hbf, and S+U Gesundbrunnen Bhf in around 28h 36m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Catania to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Catania to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Catania to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Catania to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Catania to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Catania to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Palermo to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Catania to Frankfurt via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Catania to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Catania to Berlin Schoenefeld via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Catania to Berlin Schoenefeld via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Palermo to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Flights from Palermo to Cologne Bonn via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Flights from Palermo to Cologne Bonn via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Catania to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Catania to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Catania to Stuttgart via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Catania to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,300
Flights from Catania to Dusseldorf via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,300
Flights from Palermo to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Palermo to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Munich via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Catania to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Catania to Frankfurt via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Catania to Dusseldorf via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Munich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from Catania to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Flights from Catania to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Catania to Berlin Schoenefeld via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Catania to Berlin Schoenefeld via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Catania to Berlin Schoenefeld via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Catania to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Catania to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Catania to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Catania to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Catania to Munich via Malta
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Catania to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,600
Flights from Catania to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Catania to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Palermo to Cologne Bonn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Munich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Catania to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Palermo to Cologne Bonn via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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
11h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $190
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 Bolzano
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $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 Bolzano/Bozen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Berlin Gesundbrunnen
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hannover
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$21 - $90
First
$55 - $140
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $310
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo - Via Oreto to Catania Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
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 Szczecin, Szczecin station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Legnica to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Palermo to Legnica
Ave. Duration
40h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators

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