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There are 5 ways to get from Sicily to Sorrento by train, car ferry, car, ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Napoli Centrale
  2. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

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Fly from Catania, train

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

Car ferry, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Palermo to Naples
  2. Take the train from Napoli Porta Nolana to Sorrento

Drive, ferry

  1. Drive from Palermo to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Sorrento

Fly from Palermo, train

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Sorrento is to fly and train which costs €21 - €110 and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Sorrento is to fly and train which costs €21 - €110 and takes 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sicily to Sorrento. However, there are services departing from Palermo Notarbartolo and arriving at Sorrento via Palermo Centrale and Napoli P. Garibaldi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 17m.

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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 train which takes 12h 17m and costs €40 - €70.

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It takes approximately 12h 17m to get from Sicily to Sorrento, including transfers.

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

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

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Sicily to Sorrento train services, operated by Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l., arrive at Sorrento station.

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Ryanair, easyJet and Volotea 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: 338.2 km
  • Duration: 12h 17m

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

You can take a train from Palermo to Sorrento via Palermo Centrale, Napoli Centrale, and Napoli P. Garibaldi in around 12h 17m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €170
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€19 - €170
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€22 - €190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €150
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €160
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
fb@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Train from Napoli Porta Nolana to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €11
Website
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
2nd Class
€6 - €11
Ferry operators
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Tirrenia
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.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
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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