How to reach Sicily

  • BY PLANE

The three international airports in Sicily are:
PALERMO: Falcone e Borsellino airport ( 20 km from Palermo)
CATANIA : Fontanarossa airport (5 km from Catania)
TRAPANI : Birgi airport (10 Km from Trapani)

FLIGHTS FROM ITALY

FLIGHTS FROM USA

FLIGHTS FROM ENGLAND

FLIGHTS FROM IRELAND

FLIGHTS FROM FRANCE

  • RYANAIR
  • ALITALIA
  • AIRFRANCE
  • MERIDIANA
  • EASYJET
  • TRANSAVIA    
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FLIGHTS FROM GERMANY

FLIGHTS FROM SPAIN

FLIGHTS FROM AUSTRIA

FLIGHTS FROM BELGIUM

FLIGHTS FROM SWITZERLAND

FLIGHTS FROM RUSSIA

FLIGHTS FROM HOLLAND

FLIGHTS FROM POLAND

FLIGHTS FROM SLOVENY

FLIGHTS FROM SWEDEN

FLIGHTS FROM DENMARK

FLIGHTS FROM NORWAY

FLIGHTS FROM MALTA

FLIGHTS FROM ROMANIA

FLIGHTS FROM HUNGARY

Airport connections:
From Palermo airport (Falcone e Borsellino) to the city centre (20 Km approx.): Bus: every 30 min, from 06:45 am to midnight (it waits for the last flight in case of delays). Stops in Piazza Ruggero Settimo (Politeama Theatre) -approx. 40 min- and at the central station -approx 55 min-. Tickets on board (€4,65).Train: every hour, from 05:40 to 23:40. Arrives at the central station after 55 min, with intermediate stops. Tickets on board (or at the station).Taxi: always plenty available. Takes 20 to 40 min depending on the traffic. Costs approximately €30-40, calculated on the fare shown on the taximeter plus the supplements for the airport (€7.75), for each item of luggage (€0.26), night run (€1.55), holiday (€1.29).
From Catania airport (Fontanarossa) to the city centre (5 Km approx.): Bus: every 20 min, from 05:00 am to midnight. Arrives at the central station after approx. 20 min, with intermediate stops. Tickets (€0.80) are available from the ticket office opposite the bus stop. Taxi: takes 15 to 30 min depending on the traffic. Costs approximately €16-20, calculated on the fare shown on the taximeter plus the supplements for the airport (€4.13), for each item of luggage (€0.77), night run (€2.07), holiday (€1.03)

 

BY CAR

To reach Sicily by car either from abroad or from Italy , you will have to take a boat or a ferry . Here are all the possibilities to reach Sicily with a car :

 

BY BOAT

GENOVA / PALERMO
The travel takes 20 hours and is done with the company: GRANDI NAVI VELOCI
For information from Italy: : www.gnv.it – Tel +39 010 2094591 – Fax +39 010 5509225

For information from other countries, here is the list of foreign contacts of the company:

AUSTRIA
Terra Reisen
Ferdinand Hanusch Platz, 1 – 5020 Salzburg
Tel 0043-662-8041330/333 Fax 0043-662-804151
e-mail: terra.schiff@tui.co.at
Verkehrsbüro
Friedrichstraße 7
A 1010 Wien
Tel 0043-1-58800545 Fax 0043-1-58800570
e-mail: bahn.faeheren@verkehrsbuero.at

BELGIUM
Wasteels Ferries
Chauseé de Boondael – 1050 Bruxelles
Tel 0032-2-6450605 Fax 0032- 2-6450609
e-mail: ferries@wasteels.be

FRANCE
Euro Mer
5, Quai de Sauvages – CS 10024 – 34078 Montpellier Cedex 3
Tel 0033-4-67656730 Fax 0033-4-67640302
e-mail: euromer@euromer.net
Viamare Cap Mer
6/8 Rue de Milan – 75009 Paris
Tel 0033-1-42809487 Fax 0033-1-42809499
e-mail : info@viamare.fr

GERMANY
J. A. REINECKE Agentur Gmbh&Co. KG
Jersbeker Strasse 12 – 22941 Bargteheide
Tel 0049-(0) 45 32 – 20 55 16 Fax 0049-(0)45 32 – 22 5 66
e-mail: gnv@jareinecke.de / jareineck@aol.com

ENGLAND
Viamare Travel Ltd
Graphic House – 2 Sumatra Road – London NW6 1PU
Tel 0044-8704-106040 Fax 0044-20-74315456
e-mail: ferries@viamare.com

MALTA
O.F. Gollcher & Sons
Marina Court 1, Suite No 8, 2nd Floor
Giuseppe Cali Street – Ta’ Xbiex MSD 14
Tel 00356 21 334023/334030 Fax 00356 21 323858
e-mail: contact@gollcher.com

HOLLAND
Global Cruises & Ferries
Gervenhof 33 – 3882 AR Putten
tel. 0341 37 11 12 fax 0341 37 11 00
e-mail: info@globalcruises.nl

POLAND
Petpolonia
34-205 Stryszawa 178 C
Tel. 0048-33-8747720 Fax 0048 33 8747013
e-mail: ppolonia@pro.onet.pl / info@promy.pl

PORTOGALLO
Sottotour
Rua Ivone Silva 6C – 1050 Lisboa
Tel 00351-21-7909049 Fax 00351-21-7950878
e-mail: sottotour@mail.telepac.pt

SLOVENY
Mediteran International
Kosovelova 2 – 6320 Portoroz
Tel 00386-(0)5-6710760/ 6710759 Fax 00386-5-6710762
e-mail: mediteran.international@siol.net
Branch office in CROATIA
Cruise & Ferry Center / Mediteran International
Simonetija 52 – P.O. BOX 78 – 52460 Buje, Croatia
Tel 00385-1-4875866 Fax 00385-1-4923514

SPAIN
Condemar
Terminal Muelle Poniente Norte / San Beltrán
Puerto de Barcelona
Tel 902-401 200 Fax 0034-93-4424066
e-mail: info@bcn.gnv.it

SWEDEN
FERRY CENTER FÖRSÄLJNING AB
Gafferlgrand 16 – 271 42 Ystad
Tel 0046-411-73 270 Fax 0046-411-73 280
e-mails: bokning@ferrycenter.se

SVIZTERLAND
Cosulich AG
Becknhofstrasse 26 – 8035 Zurich – P.O. BOX 189
Tel 0041-44-3635255 Fax 0041-44-3626782
e-mail: info@cosulich.ch

TUNISIA
D’Alessandro Agent S.A.
Espace “Méditerranée” – Zone commerciale Portuaire Radés-Port
B.P. 268 – 1125 Radés Salines – Tunisie
Tel 00216-71-44 80 50 Fax 00216-71-44 82 23
e-mail: passagers@gda.com.tn

HUNGARY
Mahart Tours
Belgrad RKP – 1056 Budapest – P.O. BOX 58
Tel 0036- 1- 4844011 Fax 0036-1- 2664223
e-mail: tours@maharttours.com

NAPLES / PALERMO

The travel takes 10 hours and is done with the company:
TIRRENIA 
SNAV

VILLA SAN GIOVANNI / MESSINA

It twill take you 40 minutes to cross Messina strait with CARONTE ferries

SARDINIA / SICILY

The travel from CAGLIARI to TRAPANI r PALERMO takes 12 hours and is done with the company: TIRRENIA

 

HYDROFOILS

NAPLES / TRAPANI through FAVIGNANA :with the company USTICA LINES

NAPLES/ EOLIAN ISLANDS :with the company USTICA LINES

 

BY TRAIN

For information about connections between Italy and Sicily, please consult Trenitalia