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There are 11 ways to get from Sicily to Paris by plane, train, bus, ferry, night train, car or bus and ferry

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Fly Catania to Paris CDG  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Paris CDG (CDG) CTA - CDG

81€ - 373€

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Fly Catania to Paris Orly  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Paris Orly (ORY) CTA - ORY

87€ - 400€

Fly Palermo to Paris Orly  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Paris Orly (ORY) PMO - ORY

84€ - 388€

Fly Palermo to Paris CDG  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Paris CDG (CDG) PMO - CDG

83€ - 425€

Fly Trapani to Paris Orly  •  8h 4m

  1. Fly from Trapani (TPS) to Paris Orly (ORY) TPS - ORY

179€ - 342€

Train  •  23h 40m

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Ic
  2. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

205€ - 424€

Bus, ferry, train  •  28h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Palermo Via della Libertà to Trapani - Via Ammiraglio Staiti
  2. Take the ferry from Trapani to Tolone
  3. Take the train from Toulon to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

Train, night train  •  28h 32m

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the night train from Milano Centrale to Paris Gare De Lyon En

121€ - 256€

Ferry, drive  •  26h 10m

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

195€ - 321€

Bus and ferry, bus  •  33h 40m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Roma Tiburtina
  2. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine N521

124€ - 160€

Bus  •  36h 27m

  1. Take the bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to Torino - Autostazione C.So Vittorio Emanuele 131 Baltour
  2. Take the bus from Torino to Paris, Gallieni 410 / ...

96€ - 141€

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Paris is to bus which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 36h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Paris is to fly which costs 85€ - 400€ and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Paris. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine via Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sicily to Paris. However, there are services departing from Palermo Notarbartolo and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon via Palermo Centrale, Villa S.Giovanni and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 40m.

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The distance between Sicily and Paris is 1572 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Paris without a car is to train which takes 23h 40m and costs 200€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Sicily to Paris, including transfers.

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Sicily to Paris bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Palermo station.

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Sicily to Paris train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Palermo Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Paris is to fly which takes 5h 31m and costs 80€ - 380€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 430€ and takes 23h 40m, you could also bus, which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 36h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Paris.
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  • Distance: 1572.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 31m

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Paris, France?

Air France, easyJet and six other airlines fly from Catania to Paris hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Paris Bercy via Palermo Centrale, Villa S.Giovanni, and Torino Porta Susa in around 23h 40m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 350€
Flights from Catania to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
Flights from Palermo to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 390€
Flights from Palermo to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 400€
Flights from Palermo to Paris CDG via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 400€
Flights from Trapani to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Trapani to Paris Orly via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 200€
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 200€
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 200€
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 200€
Flights from Catania to Paris Orly via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Catania to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Flights from Palermo to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Palermo to Paris CDG via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Palermo to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Flights from Trapani to Paris Orly via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Catania to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
Flights from Palermo to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 320€
Flights from Palermo to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Flights from Trapani to Paris Orly via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 340€
Flights from Catania to Paris Orly via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 330€
Flights from Palermo to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 440€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Palermo to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 900€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 340€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Palermo to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
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 Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
11h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
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 Villa S.Giovanni to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
10h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 250€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
90€ - 120€
Base Standard
140€ - 200€
Base Premium
170€ - 250€
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
40€ - 55€
Base Standard
70€ - 95€
Base Premium
85€ - 120€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Toulon to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 170€
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 90€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
30€ - 50€
Smart Low Cost
30€ - 45€
Smart Flex
65€ - 90€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Milano Centrale to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Thello
Bus operators
Segesta Autolinee
Phone
06 164 160, +39091342525
Email
info@segesta.it
Website
segesta.it
Bus from Palermo Via della Libertà to Trapani - Via Ammiraglio Staiti
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
segesta.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to Torino - Autostazione C.So Vittorio Emanuele 131
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Baltour
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Torino to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
Corsica Ferries
Phone
+33.4.95.32.95.95
Website
corsica-ferries.it
Ferry from Trapani to Tolone
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
120€ - 150€
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Website
Sardinia Ferries

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Sicily to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Sicily to Paris train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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Air France, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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