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There are 8 ways to get from Vreeland to Sicily by plane, train, car, ferry, bus or night train

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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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Catania (CTA) AMS - CTA

€75 - €239

Cheapest option

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Catania  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Catania (CTA) EIN - CTA

€50 - €230

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Palermo (PMO) AMS - PMO

€64 - €200

Drive, ferry  •  31h 52m

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

€225 - €357

Bus via Milan  •  42h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan N836
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Palermo N597

€127 - €166

Bus, ferry  •  43h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena to Cologne South 835
  2. Take the bus from Cologne South to Genoa
  3. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

€137 - €220

Bus  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Legnica
  2. Take the bus from Legnica to Palermo

€104 - €140

Night train, train  •  40h 35m

  1. Take the night train from Utrecht Centraal to Muenchen Hbf En
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini Nj
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic

€208 - €375

Vreeland to Sicily by bus and train

The journey time between Vreeland and Sicily is around 2 days 1h and covers a distance of around 2737 km. The fastest journey normally takes 45h 15m. Operated by Syntus Utrecht, Dutch Railways (NS), GVB and others, the Vreeland to Sicily service departs from Vreeland, Dorp and arrives in Piazza Boiardo. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 1h
Fastest journey time:
45h 15m
Journey distance:
2737 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
341 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:56
Last service departs at:
18:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vreeland to Sicily bus and train schedules

Netherlands → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sicily is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sicily is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sicily is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, returning to Netherlands from Italy is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vreeland to Sicily is to fly which costs €75 - €240 and takes 6h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Vreeland to Sicily is to fly which costs €75 - €240 and takes 6h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vreeland to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Loenen a/d Vecht, Kerklaan and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Utrecht, Legnica and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8h.

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The distance between Vreeland and Sicily is 1776 km.

The best way to get from Vreeland to Sicily without a car is to bus via Milan which takes 42h 19m and costs €120 - €170.

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It takes approximately 6h 34m to get from Vreeland to Sicily, including transfers.

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Vreeland to Sicily bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Utrecht station.

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The best way to get from Vreeland to Sicily is to fly which takes 6h 34m and costs €75 - €240. Alternatively, you can bus via Milan, which costs €120 - €170 and takes 42h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Vreeland to Sicily bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Palermo station.

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Map of how to get from Vreeland to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 1776.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 34m

What companies run services between Vreeland, Netherlands and Sicily, Italy?

KLM, Transavia Holland and nine other airlines fly from Vreeland to Catania hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vreeland to Palermo via Weesp, Station, Weesp, Amsterdam Muiderpoort, Amsterdam, Muiderpoortstation, Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Milan, Palermo, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 42h 19m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€90 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via Florence
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Florence
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Catania via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€28 - €240
Flights from Eindhoven to Catania via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€28 - €240
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Catania via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €1100
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €17
1st Class
€20 - €28
Night train from Utrecht Centraal to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €160
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€65 - €95
1st Class
€110 - €160
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Palermo
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena to Cologne South
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne South to Genoa
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Legnica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
39h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators

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