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There are 12 ways to get from Ventimiglia to Sicily by train, plane, car, ferry, bus or bus and ferry

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 to Genoa, fly to Palermo  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Palermo (PMO) GOA - PMO

$72 - $259

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Train to Genoa, fly to Catania  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Catania (CTA) GOA - CTA

$42 - $246

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Train to Nice, fly to Catania  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de St-Laurent-du-Var
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Catania (CTA) NCE - CTA

$80 - $293

Train to Nice, fly to Palermo  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de St-Laurent-du-Var
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Palermo (PMO) NCE - PMO

$75 - $366

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Palermo  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Palermo (PMO) LIN - PMO

$92 - $326

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Palermo  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Palermo (PMO) MXP - PMO

$84 - $277

Train, train to Pisa, fly to Catania  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Pisa Centrale
  3. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Catania (CTA) PSA - CTA

$66 - $258

Train, train to Turin, fly to Catania  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Savona
  2. Take the train from Savona to Torino Porta Nuova
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Catania (CTA) TRN - CTA

$58 - $259

Drive, ferry  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Ventimiglia to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

$111 - $197

Train  •  22 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Palermo Centrale Icn

$143 - $201

Bus, bus and ferry  •  24 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Ventimiglia to Villa San Giovani
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Palermo

$155 - $202

Train, bus  •  30 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Albenga Reg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albenga to Pisa 513
  3. Take the bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS

$82 - $134

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ventimiglia to Sicily is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ventimiglia to Sicily is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ventimiglia to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Ventimiglia and arriving at Palermo via Villa San Giovanni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 18 min.

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The distance between Ventimiglia and Sicily is 883 km.

The best way to get from Ventimiglia to Sicily without a car is to train which takes 22 h 48 min and costs 120€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Ventimiglia to Sicily, including transfers.

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Ventimiglia to Sicily bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Ventimiglia station.

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The quickest flight from Genoa Airport to Palermo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Volotea and Alitalia offer flights from Genoa Airport to Palermo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ventimiglia to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 551.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Ventimiglia, Liguria, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

You can take a train from Ventimiglia to Palermo via Genova Piazza Principe, Palermo Centrale, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 22 h 48 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Genoa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Nice to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Nice to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Linate to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Milan Linate to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Pisa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Turin to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Pisa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Pisa to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Turin to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $430
Flights from Turin to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Nice to Catania via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Genoa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Genoa to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $1,200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Nice to Palermo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Turin to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Palermo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 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 Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
Train from Ventimiglia to St-Laurent-du-Var
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
Train from Savona to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Ventimiglia to Albenga
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $12
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de St-Laurent-du-Var
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$16 - $26
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 Ventimiglia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Albenga
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Genova Piazza Principe to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
18 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Ventimiglia to Villa San Giovani
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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
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 Albenga to Pisa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from PISA - Via Pietrasantina Parcheggio to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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