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There are 12 ways to get from Timișoara to Sicily by plane, bus, train, night train, car, car ferry or ferry

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Recommended option

Fly Timisoara to Palermo  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Timisoara (TSR) to Palermo (PMO) TSR - PMO

€50 - €170

Cheapest option

Bus to Budapest, fly to Catania  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Timisoara Bus Station to Budapest Airport
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Catania (CTA) BUD - CTA

€34 - €313

10 alternative options

Fly Timisoara to Catania  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Timisoara (TSR) to Catania (CTA) TSR - CTA

€56 - €179

Fly Timisoara to Comiso  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Timisoara (TSR) to Comiso (CIY) TSR - CIY

€71 - €216

Fly Timisoara to Trapani  •  8h 45m

  1. Fly from Timisoara (TSR) to Trapani (TPS) TSR - TPS

€75 - €297

Bus to Budapest, fly to Palermo  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Timisoara Bus Station to Budapest Airport
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Palermo (PMO) BUD - PMO

€37 - €379

Train, bus via Padova  •  31h 1m

  1. Take the train from Timişoara Nord to Arad
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Padova
  3. Take the train from Padova to Napoli Centrale Fr
  4. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale Ic

€142 - €299

Bus  •  35h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Timisoara Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Beograd to Florence - Villa Constanza
  3. Take the bus from Florence to Palermo

€129 - €279

Train, night train  •  37h 41m

  1. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Loekoeshaza Ir
  2. Take the train from Loekoeshaza to Budapest-Keleti Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  4. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini Nj
  5. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic

€147 - €239

Train, bus  •  38h 54m

  1. Take the train from Timişoara Nord to Arad
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Sapri
  3. Take the train from Sapri to Palermo Centrale Ic

€87 - €138

Bus, train  •  43h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Timisoara to Latina
  2. Take the train from Latina to Palermo Centrale Ic

€110 - €157

Drive, car ferry, ferry  •  26h 40m

  1. Drive from Timișoara to Durrës
  2. Take the car ferry from Durrës to Bari
  3. Drive from Bari to Villa San Giovanni
  4. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima V7 / ...
  5. Drive from Messina Marittima to Palermo

€172 - €336

Timișoara to Sicily by bus

The bus journey time between Timișoara and Sicily is around 2 days 3h and covers a distance of around 2435 km. The fastest bus normally takes 2 days 2h. Operated by Christian Transfers, Fudeks, FlixBus and others, the Timișoara to Sicily bus service departs from Timisoara Bus Station and arrives in Piazza Boiardo. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2 days 3h
Fastest bus time:
2 days 2h
Bus distance:
2435 km
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€129
Carbon emissions:
303 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:15
Last bus departs at:
09:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Timișoara to Sicily bus schedules

Romania → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Romania

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Romania

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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
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  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Romania

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Romania.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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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, returning to Romania from Italy is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Timișoara to Sicily is to bus and fly which costs $40 - $380 and takes 8h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Timișoara to Sicily is to fly which costs $65 - $220 and takes 7h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Timișoara station to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Timisoara Bus Station and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Beograd, Florence and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Timișoara to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Timisoara Nord and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Loekoeshaza, Budapest-Keleti, Wien Hbf, Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 41m.

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The distance between Timișoara and Sicily is 1080 km.

The best way to get from Timișoara to Sicily without a car is to train and bus via Padova which takes 31h 1m and costs $170 - $370.

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It takes approximately 7h 43m to get from Timișoara to Sicily, including transfers.

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Timișoara to Sicily bus services, operated by Christian Transfers, depart from Timisoara Bus Station.

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Timișoara to Sicily train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Timisoara Nord station.

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The best way to get from Timișoara to Sicily is to fly which takes 7h 43m and costs $60 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $340 and takes 35h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Timișoara to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 1080.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 43m

What companies run services between Timișoara, Romania and Sicily, Italy?

Wizz Air, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Timișoara to Palermo twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Timișoara to Palermo via Beograd, Florence, Palermo, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 35h 26m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Timisoara to Palermo via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€25 - €130
Flights from Timisoara to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €130
Flights from Timisoara to Palermo via Bari
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€26 - €150
Flights from Timisoara to Catania via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from Timisoara to Comiso via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Flights from Timisoara to Comiso via Bucharest Otopeni, Bologna
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from Timisoara to Comiso via Bucharest Otopeni, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Timisoara to Trapani via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Flights from Budapest to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €130
Flights from Budapest to Catania via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €140
Flights from Budapest to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €140
Flights from Budapest to Catania via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €140
Flights from Budapest to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €140
Flights from Budapest to Palermo via Rimini
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€26 - €140
Flights from Budapest to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€29 - €150
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Timisoara to Palermo via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Timisoara to Catania via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from Timisoara to Catania via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Budapest to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Catania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €470
Flights from Budapest to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Timisoara to Catania via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Timisoara to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Timisoara to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €390
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Timişoara Nord to Arad
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €6
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€1 - €2
1st Class
€5 - €6
Train from Timisoara Nord to Loekoeshaza
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€1 - €8
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€1 - €3
1st Class
€6 - €8
Train from Loekoeshaza to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €16
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€4 - €6
1st Class
€14 - €16
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €18
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€5 - €7
1st Class
€16 - €18
Astra Trans Carpatic
Phone
0751.525.520
Email
office@astratranscarpatic.ro
Website
astratranscarpatic.ro
Train from Timişoara Nord to Arad
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Astra Trans Carpatic
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Padova to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€45 - €65
Base Standard
€80 - €110
Base Premium
€100 - €140
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Padova to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€35 - €55
Smart Low Cost
€35 - €55
Smart Flex
€75 - €110
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 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
Train from Sapri to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€29 - €45
Train from Latina to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€45 - €70
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Loekoeshaza to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Railjet
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Christian Transfers
Phone
+44 7440 708355
Website
christiantransfers.eu
Bus from Timisoara Bus Station to Budapest Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Website
Christian Transfers
Shuttle
€40 - €60
Private Shuttle
€160 - €240
Bus from Timisoara Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Website
Christian Transfers
Shuttle
€30 - €45
Private Shuttle
€85 - €130
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Timişoara, autogara AUTOTIM to Budapest, Ferenc Liszt Airport, T2
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
RegioJet
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Arad to Padova
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
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 Florence to Palermo
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bep's Travel
Phone
+40-745.499.985
Website
bepstravel.autogari.ro
Bus from Arad to Sapri
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Schedules at
Bep's Travel
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Timisoara to Latina
Ave. Duration
29h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Ferry operators
Ventouris Ferries
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Durrës to Bari
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Adria Ferries
Deck
€60 - €70
Car
€95 - €105
Inside cabin 2 beds
€90 - €100
Inner cabin 2 beds
€95 - €110
Outside cabin 2 beds
€114
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
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
Ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia

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There is no direct flight from Timisoara Airport to Palermo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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Timișoara to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Palermo station.

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Sicily is 1h behind Timișoara. It is currently 6:55 PM in Timișoara and 5:55 PM in Sicily.

Timișoara to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Palermo Centrale station.

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Tarom, Blue Air, Wizz Air and Ryanair offer flights from Timisoara Airport to Palermo Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Timișoara to Timisoara Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $27 - $45.

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