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

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Ferry  •  10 h 7 min

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

$136 - $192

Cheapest option

Fly Palermo to Naples, subway  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Naples (NAP) PMO - NAP
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$42 - $173

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Train, subway  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Napoli Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3

$69 - $98

Bus, subway  •  14 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Napoli, Corso Lucci
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3

$124 - $176

Bus and ferry, bus  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Naples
  2. Take the bus from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Sorrento Napoli

$59 - $98

Fly Catania to Naples, subway  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Naples (NAP) CTA - NAP
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$42 - $171

Fly Catania to Rome, train, subway  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Rome (FCO) CTA - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$56 - $201

Fly Palermo to Rome, train, subway  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Rome (FCO) PMO - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$57 - $203

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Sorrento is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 14 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Sorrento is to fly and subway which costs 35€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Sorrento. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Sorrento via Napoli Piazza Garibaldi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 52 min.

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The distance between Sicily and Sorrento is 338 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Sorrento without a car is to ferry which takes 10 h 7 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 7 min to get from Sicily to Sorrento, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Sicily to Sorrento bus services, operated by EAV, arrive at Sorrento station.

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Volotea and easyJet offer flights from Catania Airport to Naples Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Sorrento.
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  • Distance: 211.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 7 min

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

There is no direct connection from Palermo to Sorrento. However, you can take the taxi to Palermo, take the ferry to Ustica, take the ferry to Naples, take the walk to Naples, then take the ferry to Sorrento. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Palermo to Sorrento via Palermo Centrale, Napoli Centrale, and Napoli Garibaldi in around 11 h 54 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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
EAV
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$29 - $35
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Napoli, Corso Lucci
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
12 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Bus from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
EAV
Ferry operators
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
siremar.it
Ferry from Palermo to Ustica
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
siremar.it
Navigazione Libera del Golfo
Phone
081 552 07 63
Email
info@navlib.it
Website
navlib.it
Ferry from Naples to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
navlib.it
Adults
$17 - $23

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There are 4251+ hotels available in Sorrento. Prices start at $59 USD 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 2€ - 4€.

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