There are 3 ways to get from Reggio Calabria to Sicily by ferry, train, bus, car ferry or car

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

Ferry, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$31 - $57

2 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo - Via Oreto

$49 - $72

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Reggio di Calabria to Tresmestieri
  2. Drive from Tresmestieri to Palermo

$37 - $57

What companies run services between Reggio Calabria, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Reggio Calabria to Palermo. However, you can take the ferry to Messina Marittima, take the walk to Messina Centrale, take the train to Palermo Centrale, take the walk to Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna, then take the line 102 bus to Piazza Boiardo. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Reggio Calabria to Palermo via Messina Marittima, Messina - Piazza della Repubblica, Palermo - Via Oreto, and Regione Siciliana - Paratore in around 4 h 54 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo - Via Oreto
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Meridiano Lines
Email
info@meridianolines.it
Website
meridianolines.it
Car ferry from Reggio di Calabria to Tresmestieri
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
meridianolines.it

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Reggio Calabria to Sicily?

The distance between Reggio Calabria and Sicily is 144 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Reggio Calabria to Sicily?

The cheapest way to get from Reggio Calabria to Sicily is to ferry and train which costs 24€ - 50€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Reggio Calabria to Sicily?

The quickest way to get from Reggio Calabria to Sicily is to car ferry and drive which takes 3 h 2 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

How long does it take to get from Reggio Calabria to Sicily?

It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Reggio Calabria to Sicily, including transfers.