Travelling to Sicily, Italy

Our marina in Sicily is close to Catania Airport (CTA) and Palermo Airport (PMO), which are both well connected to many European airports. Read on for some tips on getting to Sicily and getting to your marina.

 

Getting to Sicily

Flights

Catania (CTA) is our recommended airport for our marina, although Palermo (PMO) is a good alternative. We recommend using a search engine to find the best flights:  

Visas

We recommend using VisaHQ to find out if you require any visas to enter the country - www.visahq.co.uk.

 

Getting to your marina

Book a TYW Transfer

You can book TYW transfers to and from Catania Airport and your marina through your booking profile.  

Catania Airport to Portorosa Marina

It is about 150km from the Catania Airport to Portorosa Marina and will take you up to 2 hours to get there by car. Your options on arrival include:

Taxi

Direct transfers are available through your booking page. Local taxis can also be hired but are generally cash only.

Public Transport

You have a few options when it comes to taking public transport. Allow waiting time for bus and train journeys. OPTION 1
  • Step 1: SAIS bus from Catania Airport to Messina. €9.30€ pp (1h50).
  • Step 2: Trenitalia train from Messina Centrale to Barcellona-Castroreale. €4.30€ pp (37min).
  • Step 3: Taxi from Barcellona to Portorosa. About €40 per car (10min).
OPTION 2
  • Step 1: SAIS bus from Catania Airport to Messina. €9.30 pp (1h50).
  • Step 2: Taxi from Messina to Portorosa. About €100 per car (45min).
OPTION 3
  • Step 1: Alibus shuttle bus from the Airport to the central station. €4 pp (20min).
  • Step 2: Trenitalia train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale. €7.60 pp (1h45).
  • Step 3: Trenitalia train from Messina Centrale to Barcellona-Castroreale. €4.30 pp (37min).
  • Step 4: Taxi from Barcellona to Portorosa. About €40 per car (10min).

 

Palermo airport to Portorosa Marina

Taxi

Local taxis can also be hired but are generally cash only.

Public Transport

There's really one option when it comes to taking public transport. Allow waiting time for bus and train journeys.
  • Step 1: Prestia e Commande bus from the Airport to the central station. €6 pp (1h).
  • Step 2: Trenitalia train from Palermo Centrale to Barcellona-Castroreale. €10.50 pp (2h45).
  • Step 3: Taxi from Barcellona to Portorosa. About €40 per car (10min).