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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Venice to Palermo  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Palermo (PMO) VCE - PMO

$66 - $252

Cheapest option

Fly Venice to Catania  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Catania (CTA) VCE - CTA

$49 - $258

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Fly Venice Treviso to Palermo  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Palermo (PMO) TSF - PMO

$68 - $226

Fly Venice Treviso to Catania  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Catania (CTA) TSF - CTA

$66 - $332

Train to Bologna, fly to Catania  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Catania (CTA) BLQ - CTA

$60 - $317

Train to Verona, fly to Catania  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Catania (CTA) VRN - CTA

$72 - $268

Train, car ferry  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Fb / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$118 - $270

Train  •  16 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$124 - $188

Bus SAIS Autolinee  •  19 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
  2. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo

$233 - $372

Bus Baltour  •  21 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

$77 - $108

Drive, car ferry  •  21 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Livorno
  2. Take the car ferry from Livorno to Palermo

$113 - $172

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Sicily is to fly which costs 40€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Sicily is to fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs 40€ - 230€.

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The distance between Venice and Sicily is 886 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Venice to Sicily, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Venice - Tronchetto and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Messina - Piazza della Repubblica and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 36 min.

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

Alitalia and Volotea fly from Venice to Palermo every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Palermo via Roma Termini, Palermo Centrale, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 16 h 53 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Venice to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
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 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Bologna to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
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 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Venice Treviso to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,700
Flights from Verona to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,100
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $35
Trenitalia Intercity
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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/
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
$29 - $45
Grimaldi Lines

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