There are 10 ways to get from Zagreb to Sicily by plane, shuttle, bus, train, bus and ferry, car or ferry

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 Zagreb to Catania  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Catania (CTA) ZAG - CTA

$146 - $361

Cheapest option

Fly Venice Treviso to Catania  •  7 h 47 min

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

$90 - $886

8 alternative options

Shuttle to Trieste, fly to Catania  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Ljubljana
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Catania (CTA) TRS - CTA

$135 - $1,031

Fly Venice to Catania  •  7 h 42 min

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

$100 - $867

Fly Zagreb to Palermo  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Palermo (PMO) ZAG - PMO

$144 - $309

Bus, train  •  23 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste 427 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Termini Fa
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$170 - $301

Train  •  25 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$164 - $280

Bus, bus and ferry  •  25 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome N997 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo

$109 - $253

Bus  •  27 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Padova 4
  2. Take the bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

$142 - $234

Drive, ferry  •  18 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Naples
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Ustica
  3. Take the ferry from Ustica to Palermo

$274 - $397

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Sicily is to fly which costs 900 kn - 2.000 kn and takes 7 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Sicily is to shuttle and fly which costs 850 kn - 7.000 kn and takes 6 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Palermo via Rome Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre, Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 30 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Sicily is 927 km.

The best way to get from Zagreb to Sicily without a car is to bus and train which takes 23 h 36 min and costs 1.000 kn - 2.000 kn.

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Zagreb to Sicily, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Sicily bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Zagreb station.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 579.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Sicily, Italy?

Austrian Airlines, Croatia Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Zagreb to Catania 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Palermo via Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre, Roma Termini, and Palermo Centrale in around 25 h 30 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Catania via Vienna, Malta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Zagreb to Palermo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Trieste to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Flights from Venice to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Venice Treviso to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Catania via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Palermo via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
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 Trieste Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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 Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
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 Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Trieste Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
globtour.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$158
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Padova
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$133
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $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

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