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There are 7 ways to get from Tropea to Sicily by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car 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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Train, car ferry  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Rosarno to Villa S.Giovanni Reg / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$26 - $103

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Tropea to Villa S.Giovanni Reg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Villa San Giovanni to Palermo, Palermo N1599

$31 - $49

Bus, bus and ferry  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Vibo Valentia to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Palermo

$72 - $104

Train  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Rosarno to Palermo Centrale Icn

$35 - $58

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Tropea to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Palermo

$51 - $121

Train, fly to Palermo  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Tropea to Lamezia Terme Centrale
  2. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Palermo (PMO) SUF - PMO

$117 - $499

Train, fly to Catania  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Tropea to Lamezia Terme Centrale
  2. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Catania (CTA) SUF - CTA

$72 - $346

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tropea to Sicily is to train and bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tropea to Sicily is to drive and car ferry which costs 40€ - 110€ and takes 4 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tropea to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Tropea and arriving at Palermo via Vibo Valentia and Villa San Giovanni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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The distance between Tropea and Sicily is 194 km.

The best way to get from Tropea to Sicily without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 7 h 8 min and costs 22€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Tropea to Sicily, including transfers.

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Tropea to Sicily bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Vibo Valentia station.

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There is no direct flight from Lamezia Terme Airport to Palermo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Tropea to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Palermo station.

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Meridiana, Eurowings, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Lamezia Terme Airport to Palermo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tropea to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 121.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Tropea to Palermo twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 59 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
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 Rosarno to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$31 - $37
Train from Tropea to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
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 Tropea to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Rosarno to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Villa San Giovanni to Palermo, Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Vibo Valentia to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Palermo
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
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 Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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