Castellammare del Golfo: how to get there


Castellammare del Golfo is situated in Sicily, in the province of  Trapani. Castellammare del Golfo with its clean and sparkling sea, large and sandy beaches, delicious food and true sicilian cordial hospitality makes it a place worth seeing. From 2 airports of Sicily: Airport of Palermo Punta Raisi and Airport of Trapani Birgi  it takes only 2 hours to get there.

mappa trapani
Province of Trpani
  • Palermo airport Punta Raisi “Falcone e Borsellino” – Castellammare del Golfo

Palermo airport is situated 50 km from Castellammare.

1. Autersevizi Russo 

Firstly,you need to arrive from Palermo airport to Palermo. For more indications please refer here: Palermo airport: connections. Then in Palermo you can take a bus of Autersevizi Russo bus company that offers direct bus connections every day with Castellammare during the summer. Average journey time is one hour and a half. One way ticket costs 6,40 EUR.

You can check the timetable here (from 1.06.16 to 15.09.16):

Palermo Castellammare (weekdays timetable)

Palermo Castellammare (holidays and Sundays timetable)

Castellammare – Palermo (weekdays timetable)

Castellammare – Palermo (holidays and Sundays timetable)

* Autersevizi Russo higly recommends that passengers who are going from Palermo, to get to the bus at the Bus Terminal in Piazza Cairoli (Stallo 4) because at the next stops in Palermo there can be no free places on the bus due to the elevate number of passengers at this time.

Riserva Zingara
  • Trapani Airport Birgi “Vincenzo Florio” – Castellammare del Golfo

Trapani airport Birgi is situated 59 km from Castellammare.

1. AST- Azienda Siciliana Trasporti

In order to reach Castellammare from Trapani airport  you can take a bus of AST bus company. The bus runs only once a day. Average journey time is 2 hours. Please note that the bus operates only on working days (Minday to Saturday).

You can check the timetable here (summer 2016): Trapani airport – Castellammare del Golfo- Trapani airport

2. Sicildriver, bus novetta

Sicildriver offers Taxi e Transfer collective service, however the cost is rather high.  One way ticket per person costs from 20 to 25 EUR (if there are more than 4 people) or from 75 to 90 EUR if the number of passengers is lower than 4. For groups the prices are different. You can check the timetable and tarifs here (summer 2016): sicildriver bus novetta Trapani airport – Castellammare del Golfo- Trapani airport

castellammare del golfo, beaches
  • To and from nearby towns

Autoservizi Tarantola offers connections between Castellammare del Golfo and nearby towns such as Bruca, Alcamo and Calatafimi. You can check the timetable here:

– Timetable (valid from 13/06/2016): Castellammare del Golfo – Bruca

– Timetable (valid for July/September 2016): Castellammare del Golfo – Alcamo

– Timetable (valid for June/September 2016): Castellammare del Golfo – Calatafimi

Castellammare, beaches

Airport Trapani-Birgi how to arrive there


Trapani airport is situated 15 km from the city center of  Trapani and 15 км from Marsala.

There are 4 bus companies that connect Trapani airport with Trapani and the main cities in western Sicily: Azienda Siciliana Trasporti (to/from Trapani), Salemi Servizi and Terravision (to/from Marsala e Palermo), Autolinee Lumia (to/from Agrigento).

  • Azienda Siciliana Trasporti

The bus company offers connection between Trapani airport and Trapani. The average journey time is 30 minutes.

The bus leaves from Trapani airport to Trapani at*:

00:30   05:30   07:00   07:15   08:00   08:30   08:40   09:30   10:30   11:30

12:30   13:30   13:50   14:30   14:50   15:30   16:30   17:30   18:30   19:30

20:30   21:30   22:30   23:30

The bus leaves Trapani to the airport at*:

04:50   06:20   06:40   07:55   08:35   09:35   10:35   11:35   12:05   12:35

12:55   13:35   14:20   14:35   15:35   16:35   17:35   18:35   19:35   20:35


*timetable is subject to changes.



  • Salemi servizi

The bus company offers connection between Trapani airport, Marsala and Palermo every day. Between Trapani airport and Marsala the average journey time is around 20 min. The average journey time between Trapani airport and Palermo is 2 hours.

You can check the timetable here (from 1.07.16 till 31.08.16): Trapani airport – Marsala Palermo

Timetable is subject to change, always check the timetable at the point sales. It is recommeded to show up at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled departure.

  • Terravision

The bus makes around 7 trips per day. The average journey time is 2 hours. One way ticket costs 11.00€. The bus makes the following stops:

Trapani Airport

Piazza Cairoli

V.Turati  1

Via Libertá 169

Vie Lazio 117

Usually the bus leaves Trapani airport at 00.15, 06.20, 07,20, 11.00, 15,30, 20,00, 22.30, 23.55.

From Palermo to Trapani the bus leaves at 06.15, 07,45, 12.00, 13.30, 14,45, 17,45.

The timetable is subject to change. So always consult the timetable before the depature. You can book the tickets and check the timetable on the official website of  Terravision.




  • Autolinee Lumia

The bus company offers connection between Trapani airport and Agrigento. Timetable depends on the specific day. The cost is 11,90 EUR. Average journey time is 3 hours.

You can check the timetable here:

Trapani airport – Agrigento

Agrigento – Trapani airport

Please note that the holiday timetable/in italian festivi is valid from 07.01.13 to 11.09.16 while working days timetable/in italian feriali is valid from 06.06.16 to 10.09.16



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