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There are 10 ways to get from Sicily to Venice by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus or car

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 Venice  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Venice (VCE) CTA - VCE

$49 - $258

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Fly Palermo to Venice  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Venice (VCE) PMO - VCE

$59 - $250

Fly Catania to Venice Treviso  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Venice Treviso (TSF) CTA - TSF

$67 - $334

Fly Palermo to Venice Treviso  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Venice Treviso (TSF) PMO - TSF

$62 - $226

Fly Catania to Verona, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Verona (VRN) CTA - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia

$64 - $281

Train, car ferry  •  15 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Afragola Fa
  4. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  5. Take the train from Roma Termini to Venezia S.Lucia Fr / ...

$109 - $278

Train  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Venezia S.Lucia Fr / ...

$114 - $203

Bus and ferry  •  21 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Padova

$70 - $99

Bus  •  21 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover Baltour

$71 - $101

Car ferry, drive  •  21 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Palermo to Livorno
  2. Drive from Livorno to Venice

$106 - $166

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Venice is to fly which costs 40€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Venice is to fly which costs 40€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Venice. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Venezia Piazzale Roma via Padova Autostazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sicily to Venice. However, there are services departing from Palermo Notarbartolo and arriving at Venezia S.Lucia via Palermo Centrale and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 15 min.

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The distance between Sicily and Venice is 886 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Venice without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 15 h 26 min and costs 90€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Sicily to Venice, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Sicily to Venice is to fly which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 40€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 95€ - 180€ and takes 17 h 15 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 21 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Venice.
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  • Distance: 553.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

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

Alitalia, Volotea and three other airlines fly from Catania to Venice every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Venice via Palermo Centrale and Roma Termini in around 17 h 15 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Catania to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Palermo to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Catania to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Catania to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Palermo to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Catania to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Palermo to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Flights from Catania to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Catania to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Catania to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$31 - $37
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Padova
Ave. Duration
20 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to VENEZIA - VENEZIA - Tronchetto stazione people mover
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
Baltour
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it
Grimaldi Lines

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Sicily to Venice bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Padova station.

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Sicily to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S.Lucia station.

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Edelweiss Air, Swiss, Volotea and two other airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 4114+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at $57 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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