There are 4 ways to get from Sicily to Libya by 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, ferry  •  3 days 12 h

  1. Drive from Palermo to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria
  3. Drive from Reggio Calabria to Tripoli

$1,045 - $1,665

Cheapest option

Fly to Tripoli  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Tripoli (MJI) PMO - MJI

$123 - $462

2 alternative options

Fly to Tripoli #2  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Tripoli (TIP) PMO - TIP

$123 - $462

Fly to Benghazi  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Benghazi (BEN) PMO - BEN

$148 - $552

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Libya is to fly which costs 100€ - 400€ and takes 8 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Libya is to fly which costs 100€ - 400€ and takes 8 h 43 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 Tripoli Airport. The quickest flight takes 12 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Libya is 1 h ahead of Sicily. It is currently 11:29 AM in Sicily and 11:29 AM in Libya.

Tuninter, Libyan Wings, Libyan Arab Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Palermo Airport to Tripoli Airport.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Palermo Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 55€ - 80€.

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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?

Tuninter, Libyan Wings and three other airlines fly from Palermo to Tripoli every 3 hours.

Airlines
Afriqiyah Airways
Flights from Palermo to Tripoli via Tunis
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Palermo to Tripoli via Rome, Tunis
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Palermo to Tripoli via Munich, Tunis
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,600
Flights from Palermo to Tripoli via Milan Malpensa, Tunis
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Palermo to Benghazi via Tunis
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Palermo to Benghazi via Rome, Tunis
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Libyan Arab Airlines
Flights from Palermo to Tripoli via Rome, Tunis
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,900
Flights from Palermo to Tripoli via Munich, Tunis
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,600
Flights from Palermo to Benghazi via Rome, Tunis
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Libyan Wings
Website
libyanwings.ly
Flights from Palermo to Tripoli via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Palermo to Tripoli via Rome, Tunis
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,900
Ferry operators

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