There are 12 ways to get from Trieste to Sicily by plane, shuttle, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or ferry

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 Trieste to Catania  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Catania (CTA) TRS - CTA

$70 - $471

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Train to Venice Treviso, fly to Palermo  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Palermo (PMO) TSF - PMO

$67 - $235

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Fly Trieste to Palermo  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Palermo (PMO) TRS - PMO

$105 - $234

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Catania  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Catania (CTA) VCE - CTA

$87 - $552

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Palermo  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Palermo (PMO) VCE - PMO

$97 - $545

Train to Venice Treviso, fly to Catania  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Catania (CTA) TSF - CTA

$72 - $342

Train to Verona, fly to Catania  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Catania (CTA) VRN - CTA

$87 - $288

Train  •  18 h 43 min

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

$156 - $209

Train via Venezia Mestre  •  19 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$132 - $212

Bus  •  23 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Venice, Venice Mestre N403 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

$82 - $123

Bus, bus and ferry  •  25 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Padua, Padova N440 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Padova to Palermo

$78 - $116

Drive, ferry  •  16 h 8 min

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

$241 - $346

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No, there is no direct bus from Trieste to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Trieste and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Marghera Via Giovanni Durando, Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 43 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Sicily is 897 km.

The best way to get from Trieste to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 18 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Trieste to Sicily, including transfers.

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Trieste to Sicily bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Trieste station.

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Trieste to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Trieste Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Sicily is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 18 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 23 h 42 min.

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

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Trieste 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 Trieste to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 560.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

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

Ryanair and Alitalia fly from Trieste to Catania 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Trieste to Palermo via Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale in around 18 h 43 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Trieste to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flights from Trieste to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flights from Trieste to Palermo via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Venice to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Venice to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Verona to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Trieste to Palermo via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Venice to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Flights from Verona to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Venice Treviso to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Venice Treviso to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Venice to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,800
Flights from Verona to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Flights from Venice to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $180
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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 Trieste Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
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 Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Padova to Palermo
Ave. Duration
20 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators

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

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Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Trieste Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Trieste Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs .

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