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

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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Fly Catania to Rome  •  3 h 4 min

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

$34 - $156

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Fly Palermo to Rome  •  3 h 42 min

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

$35 - $158

Fly Trapani to Rome  •  3 h 23 min

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

$98 - $292

Fly Comiso to Rome Ciampino  •  3 h 41 min

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

$38 - $258

Ferry, drive  •  10 h 32 min

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

$145 - $211

Bus and ferry  •  12 h 59 min

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

$56 - $94

Train  •  13 h 1 min

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

$86 - $123

Bus  •  14 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Rome Stazione Tiburtina

$153 - $223

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Vatican City is to fly which costs 29€ - 140€ and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Vatican City is to fly which costs 29€ - 140€ and takes 3 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Vatican City. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Atrio dei Quattro Cancelli via Rome Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sicily to Vatican City. However, there are services departing from Palermo Notarbartolo and arriving at Roma Termini via Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 1 min.

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The distance between Sicily and Vatican City is 501 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Vatican City without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 12 h 59 min and costs 45€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Sicily to Vatican City, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Sicily to Vatican City is to fly which takes 3 h 4 min and costs 29€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 13 h 1 min, you could also bus, which costs 130€ - 200€ and takes 14 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Vatican City.
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  • Distance: 313.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Vatican City, Vatican?

Alitalia, Ryanair and Vueling Airlines fly from Catania to Vatican City hourly. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Palermo to Vatican City 4 times a day. Tickets cost $85 - $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 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
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

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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Rome Stazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Sicily to Vatican City bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Rome Tiburtina station.

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Sicily to Vatican City train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Catania Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 12232+ hotels available in Vatican City. Prices start at $51 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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