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There are 5 ways to get from Sicily to Samos by plane, bus and ferry, car ferry, bus, ferry or train

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Fly

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Samos (SMI)

Bus and ferry, car ferry, bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Bari Porto
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Durrës
  3. Take the bus from Durrës to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou

Train, bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the bus from Verona to Kumanovo
  4. Take the bus from Skopje Airport to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou

Bus, ferry via Bologna

  1. Take the bus from Palermo to Bologna
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
  4. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Kusadası
  5. Take the ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Palermo Terminal Bus to Naples Metropark Central Parking
  2. Take the bus from Napoli to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala
  4. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Samos is to fly which costs €30 - €190 and takes 10h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Samos is to fly which costs €30 - €190 and takes 10h 33m.

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The distance between Sicily and Samos is 1128 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Samos without a car is to bus and ferry and car ferry and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 7h and costs €180 - €390.

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It takes approximately 10h 33m to get from Sicily to Samos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Samos Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 10m and has one stopover.

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Samos is 1h ahead of Sicily. It is currently 5:46 PM in Sicily and 6:46 PM in Samos.

Sky Express, Transavia Holland, TUI Airlines Netherlands and nine other airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Samos Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Samos. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Catania Airport is to bus which takes 6 min and costs €3 - €5.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Samos.
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  • Distance: 1127.6 km
  • Duration: 10h 33m

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Samos, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and 12 other airlines fly from Catania to Samos 4 times a day.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Catania to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€65 - €230
Flights from Catania to Samos via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Catania to Samos via Sofia, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€29 - €180
Flights from Catania to Samos via Naples, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Catania to Samos via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Flights from Catania to Samos via Verona
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Catania to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€65 - €230
TUI Airlines Netherlands
Website
tui.nl
Flights from Catania to Samos via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€200 - €490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Catania to Samos via Venice, Vienna
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Catania to Samos via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€80 - €310
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
11h 44m
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 Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €50
Base Standard
€60 - €85
Base Premium
€75 - €110
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €80
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€29 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€27 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €80
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Bari Porto
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Durrës to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Verona to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
17h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €75
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.com
Bus from Skopje Airport to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Schedules at
siamostours.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Palermo to Bologna
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Bologna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Huntur
Citylines
Phone
+359 2 812 0810
Email
support@citylines.bg
Website
citylines.eu
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €26
Website
Citylines
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Kusadası
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €25
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Email
kamilkoc@kamilkoc.com.tr
Website
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Esenler to Kuşadası
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €25
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Palermo Terminal Bus to Naples Metropark Central Parking
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€2 - €20
Website
Itabus
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Napoli to Sofia
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€210 - €270
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
office@kaleiatravel.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Ferry operators
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Bari to Durrës
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Adria Ferries
Deck
€60 - €70
Car
€95 - €105
Inside cabin 2 beds
€90 - €100
Inner cabin 2 beds
€95 - €110
Outside cabin 2 beds
€114
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €130
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€65 - €70
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€80 - €100
Economy
€50 - €70
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€80 - €100
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€100 - €130
Ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€62 - €67
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€75 - €95
Economy
€50 - €65
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€75 - €90
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€95 - €120
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Schedules at
meandertravel.com
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Samos Vathy
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€31 - €36
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult One Way
€31
Adult Same Day Return
€36

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