Sicily is the largest and one of the most popular islands in the Mediterranean. It is also a popular destination, including tourists from Poland. Sicily has a typical Mediterranean climate. The island will be appreciated by tourists looking for beautiful beaches (although these should rather choose Sardinia), fans of sightseeing (you will find here pearls of history), or people who like physical activity (who will probably go to Mount Etna - the largest active volcano in Europe). Sicily delights in every way.
There are 4 international airports in Sicily (Palermo, Catania, Trapani and smaller - Comiso) and 2 domestic (Lampedusa and Pantelleria). We can get to the island even for a few dozen zlotys from many cities in Poland. Cheap airlines fly here Ryanair (until Palermo We will fly from Krakow and Wroclaw, to Catania We will fly from Katowice, Krakow and Warsaw, to Trapani We will fly from Katowice and Warsaw) and Wizzair (until Catania We will fly from Katowice, Krakow and Warsaw).
Map of airports in Sardinia
Palermo Airport Falcone-Borsellino (PMO)
Palermo Airport is the second largest airport on the island. It is located about 30 km from the center of Palermo - the capital of Sicily. The easiest way to get here is with Ryanair airlines from Krakow and Wroclaw). The airport is also known as Punta Raisi.
Full name: Palermo Falcone-Borsellino Airport (Punta Raisi)
Airport IATA code: PMO
Official website: https://www.aeroportodipalermo.it/
How to get the airport to the center of Palermo?
The best way to get from Palermo airport to the center of Palermo is to take the operator's bus. Prestia e Comandè. Stops are located outside the terminal, next to the arrivals hall. Buses from the airport run every 30 minutes, and the travel time to the center is 50 minutes. The fare for an adult is €6.
The train station is located at the airport, about a 15-minute walk from the arrivals terminal. The train to the center runs twice an hour, and the cost of the ticket is practically the same as the bus - €5.9 per adult. The travel time is also the same as the bus - about an hour.
We can also get to the center by cab. The cost of such a ride is about €50. This can be cost-effective if you are traveling with a family, or have a lot of luggage. The cab takes about 40 minutes to get to the center.
Catania-Fontanarossa Airport (CTA)
Catania Airport is the largest airport in Sicily. We can fly here from Katowice, Krakow and Warsaw with the low-cost airline Wizzair.
We wrote about this airport in detail in our separate article. There you will find all the necessary information and directions on how to get from the airport to the city center, or Palermo. Link below:
Trapani-Birgi Airport (TPS)
Trapani Airport is the second (next to Palermo) international airport in the west of Sicily. We can reach Trapani from Katowice and Warsaw with Ryanair airlines. It is about 20 km from the center of Trapani.
Full name: Trapani-Birgi Airport
Airport IATA code: TPS
Official website: no
Other airports in Sicily
There is also another international airport in southern Sicily: Comiso. Unfortunately, we won't get there directly from Poland.
In addition, on the islets Lampedusa and Pantelleria There are two domestic airports. Flights there are operated by national airlines.
FAQ - frequently asked questions
What are the airports in Sicily?
Sicily has 4 international airports (Palermo, Catania, Trapani and Comiso) and 2 domestic ones (Lampedusa and Pantelleria).
How to get to Sicily from Poland?
The easiest way to fly from Poland to Sicily is with low-cost airlines Wizzair and Ryanair. You can fly directly to the island from Warsaw, Krakow, Katowice and Wroclaw.
How long does it take to fly to Sicily?
From Poland, a flight to Sicily takes just over 2 hours.