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There are 3 ways to get from Sicily to Libya by car, car ferry or plane

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

Drive, car ferry  •  3 days 12 h

  1. Drive from Palermo to Tresmestieri
  2. Take the car ferry from Tresmestieri to Reggio di Calabria
  3. Drive from Reggio di Calabria to Tripoli

$1,038 - $1,654

Cheapest option

Fly Catania to Tripoli  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Tripoli (MJI) CTA - MJI

$153 - $754

1 alternative option

Fly Palermo to Djerba, drive  •  16 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Djerba (DJE) PMO - DJE
  2. Drive from Djerba to Az Zāwīyah

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Libya is to fly which costs 130€ - 700€ and takes 8 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Libya is to fly which costs 130€ - 700€ and takes 8 h 54 min.

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The distance between Sicily and Libya is 1253 km.

It takes approximately 3 days 12 h to get from Sicily to Libya, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Palermo Airport to Djerba Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h and has one stopover.

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Libya is 1 h ahead of Sicily. It is currently 9:52 PM in Sicily and 10:52 PM in Libya.

easyJet, Transavia France, Luxair and Tuninter offer flights from Palermo Airport to Djerba Airport.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Palermo Airport is to train which takes 46 min and costs 2€ - 6€.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Libya.
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  • Distance: 783.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 days 12 h

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Libya?

Turkish Airlines, El-Buraq and Libyan Arab Airlines fly from Catania to Tripoli 3 times a week.

Airlines
Tuninter
Website
tunisairexpress.net
Flights from Palermo to Djerba via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Palermo to Djerba via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Palermo to Djerba via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
El-Buraq
Flights from Catania to Tripoli via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Libyan Arab Airlines
Flights from Catania to Tripoli via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Ferry operators
Meridiano Lines
Email
info@meridianolines.it
Website
meridianolines.it
Car ferry from Tresmestieri to Reggio di Calabria
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
meridianolines.it

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