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

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Fly Stockholm to Catania  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Catania (CTA) ARN - CTA

€101 - €233

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Fly Stockholm Bromma to Catania  •  13h 1m

  1. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Catania (CTA) BMA - CTA

€50 - €202

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Fly Stockholm to Palermo  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Palermo (PMO) ARN - PMO

€75 - €344

Fly Stockholm Bromma to Palermo  •  12h 8m

  1. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Palermo (PMO) BMA - PMO

€149 - €463

Train, ferry  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Genova P.Za Principe Ec
  4. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

€303 - €597

Train, bus  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Olten Ec
  3. Take the bus from Olten Station to Frosinone
  4. Take the train from Frosinone to Palermo Centrale Ic

€217 - €308

Bus  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Milan N95
  3. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS

€205 - €253

Train, car ferry, bus  •  2 days 20h

  1. Take the train from Stockholm City station to Nynäshamn station
  2. Take the car ferry from Nynäshamn - Visby to Gdańsk
  3. Take the bus from Gdańsk to Napoli
  4. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale Ic

€183 - €228

Night train, train  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the night train from Stockholm Central to Berlin Hbf 301
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice
  3. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini Nj
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic

€356 - €496

Drive, ferry  •  43h 2m

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

€368 - €563

Stockholm to Sicily by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Stockholm and Sicily is around 4 days 3h and covers a distance of around 3787 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4 days 3h. Operated by Snälltåget, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Gruppo Di Maio and others, the Stockholm to Sicily service departs from Stockholm Centralstation and arrives in Palermo Notarbartolo. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4 days 3h
Fastest journey time:
4 days 3h
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€217
Carbon emissions:
272 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:22
Last service departs at:
16:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stockholm to Sicily train, bus and walk schedules

Sweden → Italy
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sicily is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sicily is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sicily is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Sweden from Italy.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Sicily is to fly which costs 500 kr - 2100 kr and takes 13h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Sicily is to fly which costs 1000 kr - 2400 kr and takes 6h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockholm station to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Central Bus Station and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Berlin central bus station, Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8h.

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The distance between Stockholm and Sicily is 2434 km.

The best way to get from Stockholm to Sicily without a car is to train and ferry which takes 2 days 3h and costs 3000 kr - 6000 kr.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Stockholm to Sicily, including transfers.

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Stockholm to Sicily bus services, operated by Comati PSG, depart from Stockholm Central Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Sicily is to fly which takes 6h 46m and costs 1000 kr - 2400 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2000 kr - 2600 kr and takes 2 days 8h.

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 35m.

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Stockholm to Sicily bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS station.

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 2433.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 46m

What companies run services between Stockholm, Sweden and Sicily, Italy?

Norwegian Air Shuttle, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Stockholm to Catania 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stockholm to Palermo via Berlin Central Bus Station, Berlin central bus station, Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano, PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 2 days 8h.

Airlines
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €200
Flights from Stockholm to Catania via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €200
Flights from Stockholm to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stockholm to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Catania via Helsinki, Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Palermo via Helsinki, Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Catania via Brussels
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Palermo via Brussels, Bologna
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€150 - €500
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Palermo via Brussels, Rome
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Catania via Helsinki, Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Palermo via Helsinki, Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €700
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Palermo via Brussels, Rome
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stockholm to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Stockholm to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€220 - €310
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Catania via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €430
Flights from Stockholm to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €450
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Catania via Brussels
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €430
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Palermo via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Stockholm to Catania via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stockholm to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Catania via Brussels
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Catania via Brussels, Naples
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Tayaran Jet
Website
en.tayaranjet.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Catania via Brussels, Bologna
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Palermo via Brussels, Naples
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €500
Train operators
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Snälltåget
Night train from Stockholm Central to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Snälltåget
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€150 - €210
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€160 - €230
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
10h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Olten
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €190
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Frosinone to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€45 - €70
Train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€50 - €75
Bus operators
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Olten Station to Frosinone
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €120
Website
Comati PSG
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
Baltour
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Gdańsk to Napoli
Ave. Duration
35h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators

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Alitalia, Lufthansa, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Stockholm Airport to Catania Airport.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Stockholm Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 278 kr.

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