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

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 Catania to Rome  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Rome (FCO) CTA - FCO

$38 - $161

Cheapest option

Fly Comiso to Rome Ciampino  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Comiso (CIY) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) CIY - CIA

$36 - $251

6 alternative options

Fly Palermo to Rome  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Rome (FCO) PMO - FCO

$104 - $249

Fly Trapani to Rome  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Trapani (TPS) to Rome (FCO) TPS - FCO

$103 - $299

Fly Comiso to Rome  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Comiso (CIY) to Rome (FCO) CIY - FCO

$46 - $385

Ferry, drive  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Ustica
  2. Take the ferry from Ustica to Naples
  3. Drive from Naples to Rome

$140 - $211

Bus and ferry  •  12 h 15 min

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

$55 - $95

Train  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...

$91 - $123

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Rome is to fly which costs 30€ - 140€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Rome is to fly which costs 30€ - 140€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Sicily and Rome is 500 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Sicily to Rome, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Palermo and arriving at Rome Tiburtina. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sicily to Rome. However, there are services departing from Palermo Notarbartolo and arriving at Roma Termini via Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Rome, Italy?

Alitalia, Ryanair and Vueling Airlines fly from Catania to Rome hourly. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Palermo to Rome 3 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $120 and the journey takes 11 h 38 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Trapani to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Comiso to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Flights from Comiso to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Bus operators
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

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