There are 10 ways to get from Sicily to Greece by plane, bus and ferry, bus, train, car 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.

Recommended option

Fly Palermo to Athens  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Athens (ATH) PMO - ATH

$82 - $367

Cheapest option

Fly Catania to Athens  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Athens (ATH) CTA - ATH

$71 - $294

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Fly Catania to Irakleion  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Irakleion (HER) CTA - HER

$102 - $476

Fly Catania to Thessaloniki  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CTA - SKG

$104 - $367

Fly Catania to Chania  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Chania (CHQ) CTA - CHQ

$278 - $837

Bus, bus and ferry  •  32 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza to Taranto via Porto Mercantile
  3. Take the bus from Taranto to Brindisi
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
  5. Take the bus from Fier to Athens

$157 - $199

Train, bus and ferry  •  34 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
  4. Take the train from Kalampáka to Athens 885

$234 - $338

Train, bus, car ferry  •  35 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Napoli Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Napoli to Bari Porto
  3. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  4. Take the bus from Patras to Kiáto
  5. Take the train from Kiáto to Athens

Car ferry, bus, bus and ferry  •  43 h 26 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Palermo to Naples
  2. Take the bus from Naples Porto Immacolatella to Bari Porto
  3. Take the car ferry from Bari to Sami
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Sami to Athens

$171 - $301

Drive, car ferry  •  28 h 25 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
  4. Take the car ferry from Brindisi to Patras
  5. Drive from Patras to Athens

$172 - $336

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Greece is to fly which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Greece is to fly which takes 4 h 52 min and costs 60€ - 260€.

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The distance between Sicily and Greece is 701 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Sicily to Greece, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Greece. However, there are services departing from Piazza Boiardo and arriving at Athens via Palermo, Cosenza, Taranto, Brindisi and Fier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Greece?

Volotea, Aegean Airlines and Alitalia fly from Palermo to Athens 5 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Catania to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Catania to Thessaloniki via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Catania to Thessaloniki via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Catania to Thessaloniki via Venice Treviso, Budapest
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Catania to Thessaloniki via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Catania to Chania via Pisa
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Catania to Chania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Catania to Chania via Rome
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Catania to Chania via Naples, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Palermo to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Catania to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Catania to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Catania to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Catania to Chania via Athens, Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Verona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Bari
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Geneva
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Catania to Chania via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Catania to Chania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Catania to Thessaloniki via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Catania to Chania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Catania to Irakleion via Budapest
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Catania to Chania via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Catania to Chania via Brussels
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Catania to Chania via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
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 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kalampáka to Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$21 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Train from Kiáto to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$7 - $10
First Class
$9 - $11
Bus operators
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Cosenza to Taranto via Porto Mercantile
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
saj.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Brindisi to Fier
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Fier to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Kalabaka
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Napoli to Bari Porto
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Patras to Kiáto
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
KTEL Kefallonia
Phone
2671022281
Email
transportation@ktelkefalonias.gr
Website
ktelkefalonias.gr
Bus and ferry from Sami to Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ktelkefalonias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Patras
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$93 - $94
Aircraft-type seats
$106 - $107
2 bed inside cabin
$264 - $265
3 bed outside cabin
$220 - $270
Ventouris Ferries
Phone
+30 210 4828001
Email
booking@ventourisferries.com
Website
ventourisferries.com
Car ferry from Bari to Sami
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Schedules at
ventourisferries.com
DECK
$69
AIRTYPE SEATS
$75
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$155
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
$28 - $45
Grimaldi Lines

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