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There are 3 ways to get from Sicily to Tunisia by ferry or plane

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Ferry  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Tunis

$41 - $66

2 alternative options

Fly from Catania  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Tunis (TUN) CTA - TUN

$153 - $184

Fly from Palermo  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Tunis (TUN) PMO - TUN

$88 - $256

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Tunisia is to ferry which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Tunisia is to fly which costs 75€ - 230€ and takes 4h 11m.

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The distance between Sicily and Tunisia is 598 km.

It takes approximately 9h 18m to get from Sicily to Tunisia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Tunis Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Vueling Airlines, Ryanair, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Tunis Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Tunisia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Catania Airport is to bus which takes 6m and costs 2€ - 4€.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Tunisia.
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  • Distance: 373.6 miles
  • Duration: 9h 18m

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Tunisia?

Alitalia, Turkish Airlines and 11 other airlines fly from Catania to Ariana hourly.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Tunis via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Flights from Catania to Tunis via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Catania to Tunis via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Catania to Tunis via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Catania to Tunis via Malta
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Tuninter
Website
tunisairexpress.net
Flights from Palermo to Tunis
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $140
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