Ferry from Rome to Sicily
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How long is the ferry from Rome to Sicily?

The crossing time by ferry from Rome to Sicily ranges between routes, operators and ships. The Civitavecchia to Palermo ferry on average approximately takes 14 hours and 30 minutes. The distance from Civitavecchia to Palermo is approximately 248 nautical miles.

The fastest ferry from Rome to Sicily from Civitavecchia to Palermo Termini Imerese, with a crossing time of approximately 12 hours and 45 minutes. GNV provide this route with up to 1 sailing weekly combined.

Rome to Sicily Ferry Operators


The following operators sail from Rome to Sicily: GNV. Timetables vary depending on the ferry company. Check the latest ferry timetables between Rome and Sicily with just a few clicks using our deal finder.

What is the ferry price from Rome to Sicily?


Prices for the Rome to Sicily ferry might change depending on the season you wish to travel. Cheap ferry tickets are typically available during off peak, outside of the high season. Please visit our special offers page to view all the latest ferry discounts.

Can I travel with a vehicle from Rome to Sicily?


The following operators accept vehicles on ferries from Civitavecchia to Palermo: GNV
Civitavecchia to Palermo Termini Imerese: GNV

Not all ships will accept vehicles, check out our Deal Finder for the latest sailing availability, for traveling with vehicles.

Rome to Sicily Ferry Routes


The following routes sail from Rome to Sicily: Civitavecchia - Palermo and Civitavecchia - Palermo Termini Imerese.

Some routes are seasonal, whereas others sail all year round. To get the most up to date sailing information for ferries from Rome to Sicily search in our Deal Finder.

About Sicily

The island of Sicily, located off the south coast of Italy is the largest of the numerous Italian islands and is surrounded by the Ionian, Tyrrhenian and Mediterranean Seas.

Parts of Sicily are on the same latitude as the coast of North African which results in a mild climate that makes the island an attractive year round destination, not just with domestic visitors from mainland Italy but abroad too. As with many of the Italian islands, the tourist season peaks in the summer months.

On Sicily's eastern coast you’ll find Mount Etna, the greatest active volcano in Europe and undoubtedly one of the regions attractions.

Perhaps in part due to its geographical location, but in the main because of its obvious attraction as a destination, Sicily features a host of regular ferry connections with neighboring islands and the Italian mainland as well as international connections with the likes of Malta and Tunisia.

How much are ferries from Rome to Sicily?

From To Average price
Civitavecchia, Rome
Palermo, Sicily
$410.77Average price
Civitavecchia, Rome
Palermo Termini Imerese, Sicily
$305.84Average price

Ferries from Rome to Sicily

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