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There are 3 ways to get from Zuwārah to Sicily by car, plane, bus or ferry

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Drive to Tripoli, fly

  1. Drive from Zuwārah to Tripoli
  2. Fly from Tripoli (MJI) to Palermo (PMO)

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Drive, ferry

  1. Drive from Zuwārah to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Palermo

Drive, bus to Djerba, fly

  1. Drive from Zuwārah to Bengeurdenne
  2. Take the bus from Bengeurdenne to Houmet Souk
  3. Fly from Djerba (DJE) to Palermo (PMO)

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International flights leaving Libya are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: September 16 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zuwārah to Sicily is to drive and ferry which costs $1,100 - $1,700 and takes 3 days 9h.

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The quickest way to get from Zuwārah to Sicily is to drive and ferry which costs $1,100 - $1,700 and takes 3 days 9h.

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The distance between Zuwārah and Sicily is 551 km.

It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Zuwārah to Sicily, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tripoli Airport to Palermo Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 25m and has one stopover.

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Libyan Arab Airlines, Tuninter, Libyan Wings and Alitalia offer flights from Tripoli Airport to Palermo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Zuwārah to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 550.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 19m

What companies run services between Zuwārah, Libya and Sicily, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Zuwārah to Sicily. However, you can take the drive to Tripoli airport, fly to Palermo, take the walk to Punta Raisi, then take the train to Palermo. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Bengeurdenne, take the bus to Houmet Souk, take the taxi to Djerba airport, fly to Palermo, take the walk to Punta Raisi, then take the train to Palermo.

Airlines
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Djerba to Palermo via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €470
Flights from Djerba to Palermo via Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€200 - €440
Tuninter
Website
tunisairexpress.net
Flights from Tripoli to Palermo via Tunis
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€21 - €250
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Tripoli to Palermo via Tunis, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Djerba to Palermo via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €450
Bus operators
Medenine
Phone
+216 75 640 070
Email
boc@srtm.tn
Website
srt-medenine.com
Bus from Bengeurdenne to Houmet Souk
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Medenine
Ferry operators
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
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
Ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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