There are 7 ways to get from Sicily to Madrid by plane, train, ferry, car ferry, bus, bus and 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 from Palermo  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Madrid (MAD) PMO - MAD

$130 - $365

Cheapest option

Fly from Catania  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Madrid (MAD) CTA - MAD

$65 - $277

5 alternative options

Train  •  36 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Icn
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-Saint-Charles Ec
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$326 - $458

Ferry, car ferry, train  •  39 h 40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the car ferry from Civitavecchia to Barcelona
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$215 - $345

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps Baltour
  2. Take the bus from Genova Piazza della Vittoria to Madrid Méndez Alvaro-Áncora

$162 - $222

Bus and ferry, bus  •  3 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Rome Tiburtina
  2. Take the bus from Roma to Madrid

$226 - $363

Ferry, drive  •  30 h 59 min

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

$301 - $481

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Madrid is to fly which costs 55€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Madrid is to fly which costs 110€ - 320€ and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Sicily and Madrid is 1572 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Sicily to Madrid, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Piazza Boiardo and arriving at Madrid Méndez Alvaro-Áncora via PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS and Genova Piazza della Vittoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Sicily to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Palermo Notarbartolo and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via Palermo Centrale, Genova Piazza Principe, Marseille-St-Charles and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Madrid, Spain?

Iberia, Ryanair and four other airlines fly from Palermo to Madrid every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Madrid via Palermo Centrale, Genova Piazza Principe, Marseille-Saint-Charles, Marseille-St-Charles, and Barcelona Sants in around 36 h 25 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Palermo to Madrid via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Palermo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Catania to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Florence
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palermo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Palermo to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Catania to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Palermo to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Florence
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Madrid via Genoa
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Grandi Navi Veloci
Phone
+39 010 209 4591
Email
booking@gnv.it
Website
gnv.it
Ferry from Palermo to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
gnv.it
Ferry from Palermo to Genoa
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Schedules at
gnv.it

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