Travel by air to Western Sicily thanks to domestic and international connections - West of Sicily
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19 Aprile 2023

Travel by air to Western Sicily thanks to domestic and international connections

Seeing Western Sicily from above is a true daydream!

If you are thinking of visiting these beautiful places, know that air travel is the easiest and quickest way to reach Western Sicily: many airlines have now chosen to include it among the routes they offer, making it accessible to major Italian and European cities.

Reaching Western Sicily by air is not only easy, but also very exciting. You will find that flying over its beautiful landscapes admiring them from above gives a unique experience that is not easily forgotten.

You will begin to savor the journey from the very first glimpse through the window. Gliding through the clouds you will already have the feeling that you are exactly where you are supposed to be: in an earthly paradise of emotions all to be experienced. 

Here are the airports to land at if you wish to visit Western Sicily:


Trapani-Birgi Vincenzo Florio Airport is served by low-cost flights from mainland Italy and the rest of Europe. It is the third busiest airport in Sicily and is located in Birgi, 16 km south of Trapani. It has only one passenger terminal and it is really easy to find your way around it.

Here is all the info you need to travel to and from Trapani Birgi Airport:

Aeroporto “Vincenzo Florio” – Trapani Birgi
A29dir/A, 91020 Trapani TP, Italy
Phone: +39 0923 610111
[email protected]

Here are the addresses of bus companies that travel to and from the cities of Trapani and Palermo, with which you can easily reach the airports.

AST-Azienda Siciliana Trasporti

Autolinee Segesta

Airport Ticket Office

The airport ticket office is IATA-enabled, able to issue airline tickets for all destinations. It is open daily, including holidays, from 05:30 until the arrival of the last flight of the day. Service hours may vary due to operational causes.
The airport ticket office is located on the ground floor – departure area – at the Airport Services offices.

Domestic Connections (Summer Season)
Bergamo (destination also sold as Milan by Ryanair) – Bologna – Pescara – Pisa – Rome Fiumicino – Turin – Treviso – Venice and Pantelleria

Charleroi (Belgium) – Bordeaux and Toulouse (France) – Billund (Denmark) – Bratislava (Slovakia) – Dusseldorf – Baden and Frankfurt (Germany) – London Stansted and Manchester (England) – Seville (Spain) – Porto (Portugal) – Katowice and Warsaw-Modlin (Poland) – Riga (Latvia) and Malta

Connections (Winter Season)
Ancona – Bologna – Brindisi – Cuneo – Milan (Bergamo) – Milan Malpensa – Naples – Pantelleria – Parma – Perugia – Rome Fiumicino – Turin – Trieste




The pivotal point of travel to and from Western Sicily is undoubtedly Palermo-Punta Raisi Falcone e Borsellino Airport. The region’s second busiest airport in terms of passengers, it is located 35 km from the Sicilian capital, to which it is well connected thanks to the efficient Metropolitan Service.
It has only one passenger terminal and it is really easy to find your way around it.

Below is more information on how to choose this airport:

“Falcone e Borsellino” Airport – Palermo-Punta Raisi
90045 Cinisi PA, Italy
Phone: +39 800 541 880
[email protected]

National Connections (summer season)

Alghero – Ancona – Bari – Bergamo – Bologna – Brindisi – Cagliari – Cuneo – Forlì – Florence – Genoa – Lampedusa – Milan – Naples – Olbia – Pantelleria – Parma – Perugia – Pisa – Rimini – Rome – Turin – Trieste – Venice and Verona.


Numerous routes to and from: France – Germany – Great Britain and Ireland – Poland, Romania and Hungary – Spain – Portugal – Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg – Switzerland – Greece – Bosnia, Serbia and Bulgaria – Norway-Sweden and Denmark.



Airport “Fontanarossa” – Catania

If you wish to take a broader tour and also visit the eastern part of Sicily, choose to land in Catania, at the “Fontanarossa” airport just 5 km from the city center.

Comiso Airport

Pantelleria Airport

Compagnie aeree:
Blue Air


Visiting Western Sicily will allow you to lose yourself among breathtaking places while experiencing unique sensations: the deep blue waters that surround it, the delicious typical dishes and its timeless traditions will be the perfect setting for your trip.
Every stay here is a unique and unforgettable experience, and you cannot help but fall in love with the authentic beauty of these lands.

Book through airline sites and… start the adventure!