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There are 11 ways to get from Venice to Erice by plane, bus, train, ferry or car

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Fly Venice to Trapani  •  3h 40m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Trapani (TPS) VCE - TPS

Cheapest option

Fly Venice to Palermo, bus  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Palermo (PMO) VCE - PMO
  2. Take the bus from Palermo Airport to Trapani Via Marsala

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Train to Bologna, fly to Trapani  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Trapani (TPS) BLQ - TPS

Train to Bologna, fly to Palermo, bus  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Palermo (PMO) BLQ - PMO
  3. Take the bus from Palermo Airport to Trapani Via Marsala

Train to Verona, fly to Palermo, bus  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Palermo (PMO) VRN - PMO
  3. Take the bus from Palermo Airport to Trapani Via Marsala

Train to Trieste, fly to Trapani  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Trapani (TPS) TRS - TPS

Train, ferry, bus  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Villa S.Giovanni Fr
  2. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima V1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Re / ...
  4. Take the bus from Palermo - p.zza Cairoli to Valderice

Train, bus  •  19h 49m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Roma Termini Fr
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic
  3. Take the bus from Palermo - p.zza Cairoli to Valderice

Drive, ferry  •  19h 36m

  1. Drive from Venice to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Palermo
  3. Drive from Palermo to Erice

Bus  •  22h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Bologna Autostazione Venice Tronchetto Train Station - Cosenza Bus Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna Autostazione to Trapani Imbarco Aliscafo Liberty Lines Milan Lampugnano - Marsala Train Station / ...

Bus via Palermo  •  25h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Bologna Autostazione 482 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Palermo
  3. Take the bus from Palermo - p.zza Cairoli to Valderice

Venice (VCE) to Trapani (TPS) flights

4 Weekly Planes
1h 40m Average Duration
€9 Cheapest Price
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Venice → Erice
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Erice is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Erice is to fly and bus which costs €45 - €120 and takes 5h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Erice is to fly which costs €50 - €200 and takes 3h 40m.

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The distance between Venice and Erice is 823 km.

The best way to get from Venice to Erice without a car is to train and ferry and bus which takes 16h 34m and costs €110 - €310.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m to get from Venice to Erice, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Venice to Erice is to fly which takes 3h 40m and costs €50 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €95 - €140 and takes 22h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Trapani Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Ryanair offers flights from Venice Airport to Trapani Airport.

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There are 382+ hotels available in Erice. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to line 35 bus which takes 20 min and costs €11.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Erice.
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  • Distance: 823 km
  • Duration: 3h 40m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Erice, Italy?

Ryanair flies from Venice to Erice 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Erice via Bologna Autostazione and Trapani Imbarco Aliscafo Liberty Lines in around 22h 46m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Trapani
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€9 - €140
Flights from Venice to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €110
Flights from Bologna to Trapani
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €120
Flights from Bologna to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €140
Flights from Bologna to Palermo via Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €140
Flights from Verona to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€21 - €180
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Flights from Bologna to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €160
Flights from Verona to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€30 - €75
Flights from Verona to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €210
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Venice to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€9 - €110
Flights from Bologna to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€14 - €150
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€290 - €1600
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Verona to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Alba Star
Website
albastar.es
Flights from Trieste to Trapani
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€40 - €400
Train operators
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€75 - €110
Base Standard
€120 - €170
Base Premium
€150 - €220
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€65 - €90
Base Premium
€80 - €120
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€29 - €45
Smart Flex
€60 - €85
Trenitalia EuroCity

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 Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €85
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€30 - €45
1st Class
€60 - €85
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 Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
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
Segesta Autolinee S.p.A.
Phone
06 164 160, +39091342525
Email
info@segesta.it
Website
segesta.it
Bus from Palermo Airport to Trapani Via Marsala
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10
Website
Segesta Autolinee S.p.A.
Autoservizi Russo
Phone
0924 31364
Website
russoautoservizi.it
Bus from Palermo - p.zza Cairoli to Valderice
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
russoautoservizi.it
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Bologna Autostazione
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€1 - €22
Website
Itabus
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna to Palermo
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €75
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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Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Bologna Autostazione to Trapani Imbarco Aliscafo Liberty Lines
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €100
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Blu 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
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page

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