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

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Fly Zagreb to Catania  •  8 h 14 min

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

$133 - $251

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Shuttle to Venice Treviso, fly to Catania  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Treviso Airport
  2. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Catania (CTA) TSF - CTA

$90 - $876

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Shuttle, shuttle to Trieste, fly to Catania  •  7 h 7 min

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

$135 - $1,027

Fly Zagreb to Palermo  •  9 h 52 min

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

$130 - $191

Shuttle to Venice, fly to Catania  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Catania (CTA) VCE - CTA

$100 - $857

Bus, train  •  23 h 24 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 / ...

$169 - $236

Train  •  25 h 17 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 / ...

$162 - $278

Bus, bus and ferry  •  25 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina 4
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo

$210 - $250

Night bus, bus  •  26 h 2 min

  1. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Rome N997
  2. Take the bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli

$203 - $306

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 - $392

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Sicily is to fly which costs 800 kn - 1.300 kn and takes 9 h 52 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 7 h 7 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 55 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 17 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 24 min and costs 1.000 kn - 1.600 kn.

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It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to get from Zagreb to Sicily, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Sicily bus services, operated by Vincek Autobusi ltd., depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Sicily train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Sicily is to fly which takes 8 h 14 min and costs 850 kn - 1.700 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1.000 kn - 1.800 kn and takes 25 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 579.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 14 min

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

Turkish Airlines, Croatia Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Zagreb to Catania 3 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 17 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Palermo via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
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 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Trieste to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Palermo via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Venice to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trieste to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Zagreb to Palermo via Vienna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Zagreb to Palermo via Split, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Venice Treviso to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zagreb to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,000
Flights from Trieste to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Palermo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Catania via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Zagreb to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Catania via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zagreb to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Palermo via Prague, Rome
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $470
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 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $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
4 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
$20 - $40
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 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $40
Private
$130 - $240
Shuttle from Ljubljana to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$120 - $330
Shuttle from Zagreb to Venice Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $650
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$52 - $57
Private
$290 - $650
Shuttle from Zagreb to Treviso Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$50 - $60
Private
$300 - $600
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Zagreb to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$60 - $90
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 - $22
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
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Trieste Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
atvo.it
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
$156
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
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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

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Zagreb to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Palermo Centrale station.

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KLM, Lufthansa, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to line 290 shuttle which takes 31 min and costs .

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