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There are 5 ways to get from Sidi Bou Saïd to Sicily by car ferry, ferry, subway 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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Car ferry  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the car ferry from Tunis to Palermo

€24 - €35

4 alternative options

Ferry  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the ferry from Tunis to Palermo

€37 - €57

Line 1 TGM, fly to Palermo  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the line 1 TGM from (Sidi Bou Saïd) سيدي بوسعيد to Tunis Marine
  2. Fly from Tunis (TUN) to Palermo (PMO) TUN - PMO

€67 - €216

Fly to Catania  •  8h 21m

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

€153 - €345

Fly to Comiso  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Tunis (TUN) to Comiso (CIY) TUN - CIY

€248 - €1022

Tunis (TUN) to Catania (CTA) flights

The flight time between Tunis (TUN) and Catania (CTA) is around 6h 21m and covers a distance of around 435 km. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 20m. Services are operated by Alitalia, Lufthansa, Air France and others. Typically 82 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
6h 21m
Fastest flight journey time:
4h 20m
Flight distance:
435 km
Flights per week:
82
Cheapest price:
€50
Carbon emissions:
88 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
01:40
Last flight departs at:
22:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tunis (TUN) to Catania (CTA) flight schedules

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International flights leaving Tunisia are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: July 31 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sidi Bou Saïd to Sicily is to car ferry which costs $29 - $45 and takes 10h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Sidi Bou Saïd to Sicily is to line 1 TGM and fly which costs $80 - $260 and takes 5h 23m.

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The distance between Sidi Bou Saïd and Sicily is 346 km.

The best way to get from Sidi Bou Saïd to Sicily without a car is to ferry which takes 14h 13m and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 10h 45m to get from Sidi Bou Saïd to Sicily, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tunis Airport to Palermo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Sicily is 1h ahead of Sidi Bou Saïd. It is currently 2:07 AM in Sidi Bou Saïd and 3:07 AM in Sicily.

Tuninter offers flights from Tunis Airport to Palermo Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Sidi Bou Saïd to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 346.2 km
  • Duration: 10h 45m

What companies run services between Sidi Bou Saïd, Tunisia and Sicily, Italy?

Alitalia, Lufthansa and 12 other airlines fly from Sidi Bou Saïd to Catania every 2 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Tunis to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Tunis to Comiso via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €1000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Tunis to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€230 - €550
Tuninter
Website
tunisairexpress.net
Flights from Tunis to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tunis to Catania via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€320 - €850
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tunis to Catania via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€250 - €650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Tunis to Catania via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€250 - €700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Tunis to Catania via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Tunis to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Train operators
Transtu Tunisia
Website
transtu.tn
Subway from (Sidi Bou Saïd) سيدي بوسعيد to Tunis Marine
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1
Schedules at
transtu.tn
Ferry operators

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