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There are 9 ways to get from Valencia to Sicily by plane, train, ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly to Palermo

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Palermo (PMO)

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Fly to Catania

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Catania (CTA)

Fly to Comiso

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Comiso (CIY)

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the ferry from Barcellona to Civitavecchia
  3. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Perrache
  3. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Frosinone
  4. Take the train from Frosinone to Palermo Centrale

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona to Turin
  3. Take the bus from Turin to Palermo

Train, car ferry, ferry

  1. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia
  2. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  3. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Valencia to Roma
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Valencia to Marseille
  2. Take the car ferry from Marseille to Annaba
  3. Drive from Annaba to Tunis
  4. Take the car ferry from Tunis to Palermo

Valencia to Sicily by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Valencia and Sicily is around 3 days 0h and covers a distance of around 3056 km. This includes an average layover time of around 36h 21m. The fastest journey normally takes 3 days 0h. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, Renfe SNCF, FlixBus and others, the Valencia to Sicily service departs from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla and arrives in Palermo Notarbartolo. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
36h 23m
Layover time:
36h 21m
Total time:
3 days 0h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3 days 0h
Journey distance:
3056 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€185
Carbon emissions:
249 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
19:15
Last service departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Valencia to Sicily train, bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Sicily is to fly which costs €15 - €110 and takes 5h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Sicily is to fly which costs €15 - €110 and takes 5h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Valencia to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Valencia and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Barcelona, Turin and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 46m.

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The distance between Valencia and Sicily is 1280 km.

The best way to get from Valencia to Sicily without a car is to train and ferry which takes 37h 45m and costs €130 - €200.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from Valencia to Sicily, including transfers.

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Valencia to Sicily bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Valencia station.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Sicily is to fly which takes 5h 34m and costs €15 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €130 - €240 and takes 41h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Valencia Airport to Palermo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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

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Map of how to get from Valencia to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 1279.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 34m

What companies run services between Valencia, Spain and Sicily, Italy?

Ryanair and Vueling Airlines fly from Valencia to Palermo twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Valencia to Palermo via Barcelona, Turin, Palermo, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 41h 46m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Valencia to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€16 - €140
Flights from Valencia to Palermo via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€16 - €140
Flights from Valencia to Palermo via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€16 - €140
Flights from Valencia to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €140
Flights from Valencia to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €150
Flights from Valencia to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Flights from Valencia to Catania via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €130
Flights from Valencia to Catania via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Flights from Valencia to Catania via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Valencia to Catania via Bologna
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Flights from Valencia to Catania via Turin
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Flights from Valencia to Comiso via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€29 - €270
Flights from Valencia to Comiso via Bologna, Bari
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€29 - €270
Flights from Valencia to Comiso via Ibiza, Bologna
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€29 - €270
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Palermo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Valencia to Catania via Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €290
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Valencia to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Flights from Valencia to Comiso via Rome
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Palermo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Valencia to Catania via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Valencia to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Valencia to Catania via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Valencia to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Barcelona-Paseo De Gracia
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
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 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
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Frosinone
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona to Turin
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin to Palermo
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Turin
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia to Roma
Ave. Duration
3 days 4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€270 - €380
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Ferry from Barcellona to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €95
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Car ferry from Tunis to Palermo
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Grimaldi Lines
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Vueling Airlines and Ryanair offer flights from Valencia Airport to Palermo Airport.

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