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There are 8 ways to get from Sicily to Ischia by car ferry, ferry, train, bus or plane

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Car ferry, Hydrofoil via Termini Imerese

  1. Take the car ferry from Termini Imerese to Naples
  2. Take the Hydrofoil from Naples to Ischia

Cheapest

Bus, Hydrofoil

  1. Take the bus from Palermo Terminal Bus to Naples Metropark Central Parking
  2. Take the Hydrofoil from Naples to Ischia

Train, Hydrofoil

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Napoli Centrale
  2. Take the Hydrofoil from Naples to Ischia

Car ferry, Hydrofoil

  1. Take the car ferry from Palermo to Naples
  2. Take the Hydrofoil from Naples to Ischia

Car ferry, ferry

  1. Take the car ferry from Palermo to Salerno
  2. Take the ferry from Salerno to Ischia

Fly Catania to Naples, Hydrofoil

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Naples (NAP)
  2. Take the Hydrofoil from Naples to Ischia

Fly Palermo to Naples, Hydrofoil

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Naples (NAP)
  2. Take the Hydrofoil from Naples to Ischia

Fly Catania to Rome, train, Hydrofoil

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Rome (FCO)
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  3. Take the Hydrofoil from Naples to Ischia
Sicily → Ischia
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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  • FFP2 masks are required on all public transport
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ischia is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ischia is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ischia is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Last updated: 19 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Ischia is to bus and Hydrofoil which costs €12 - €95 and takes 15h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Ischia is to fly and Hydrofoil which costs €27 - €260 and takes 5h 21m.

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The distance between Sicily and Ischia is 351 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Ischia without a car is to car ferry and Hydrofoil via Termini Imerese which takes 11h 35m and costs €100 - €230.

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It takes approximately 11h 35m to get from Sicily to Ischia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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easyJet and Ryanair offer flights from Catania Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 304+ hotels available in Ischia. Prices start at €100 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 €3 - €5.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Ischia.
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  • Distance: 350.7 km
  • Duration: 11h 35m

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Ischia, Campania, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Sicily to Ischia. However, you can take the taxi to Termini Imerese, take the car ferry to Naples, take the walk to Naples, then take the Hydrofoil to Ischia. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Palermo to Ischia via Palermo Centrale, Napoli Centrale, Piazza Garibaldi, Municipio, and Naples in around 12h 56m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€16 - €300
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€19 - €280
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€8 - €180
Flights from Catania to Rome via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€8 - €180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€21 - €200
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€21 - €200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €180
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€14 - €140
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €200
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €29
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€26 - €29
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Palermo Terminal Bus to Naples Metropark Central Parking
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €28
Website
Itabus
Ferry operators
Grandi Navi Veloci
Phone
+39 010 209 4591
Email
booking@gnv.it
Website
gnv.it
Car ferry from Termini Imerese to Naples
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€24 - €80
Website
Grandi Navi Veloci
Car ferry from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €80
Website
Grandi Navi Veloci
Caremar
Phone
081 18 96 66 90
Website
shop.caremar.it
Ferry from Naples to Ischia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €60
Website
Caremar
Passenger Ferry Ticket
€12 - €17
Passenger Hydrofoil Ticket
€20 - €24
Passenger & Car Ferry Ticket
€50 - €60
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Tirrenia
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Palermo to Salerno
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Alicost

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