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, carferry, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Tropea to Villa S.Giovanni Reg / ...
  2. Take the carferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo - Via Oreto

$54 - $124

Cheapest option

Train, carferry  •  7 h 12 min

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

$26 - $104

5 alternative options

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 17 min

  1. Take the train from Rosarno to Palermo Centrale Icn

$34 - $60

Drive, carferry  •  4 h 12 min

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

$51 - $121

Train, fly to Palermo  •  7 h

  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 52 min

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

$72 - $336

Questions & Answers

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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No, there is no direct train from Tropea to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Tropea and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Rosarno and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 17 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 carferry and bus which takes 6 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 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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Tropea to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Rosarno station.

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There is no direct flight from Lamezia Terme Airport to Palermo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 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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Tropea to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Palermo Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Tropea to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 121.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Tropea to Palermo once 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 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Rome, Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Pisa
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Catania via Verona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo - Via Oreto
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
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

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

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