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Getting to Erice


By air

  • Trapani Birgi (Vincenzo Florio Airport), +39 0923610111. IATA:TPS ICAO:LICT
    The airport is located 20 km south of Trapani. Trapani Airport is well connected to the center/port of Trapani by A.S.T. bus. Car rentals are available on the airport.
    The airport is connected to Trapani by bus. Transfer to Trapani is € 10,00 on the bus, € 8.00 on line, € 9.00 at Trapani ticket office. Car rentals are available on the airport.

By car
Two roads lead to Erice. SP3 from Valderice in the east, and SP31 from Casa Santa in the west. SP3 continues further south to Trapani. There is car parking outside the town wall by Porta Trapani, and a car park by the funivia station in Trapani, if you prefer to leave your car below and enjoy the panoramic cable-car ride up to Erice.

By bus
From Trapani railway station Ast buses run within 40 minutes to Erice. The bus journey takes around 45 minutes. On Sundays and public holidays there are fewer services.

By train
Nearest railway station is Trapani (Trenitalia). The station is located on Piazza Stazione at the east side of the old Trapani Centre.

By cableway
In Casa Santa, part of Erice but adjacent to Trapani, a cableway runs up to the old town. The cableway base station in Casa Santa is located at the beginning of road SP31. From the centre of Trapani this station can be reached by bus 21 and 23. A cableway return ticket costs €6,50. (Opening hours: mon: 1pm-8pm. Tue-Fri 8:10am-8pm. Sat 10am-10pm. Sun 10am-8pm). The mountain station is located close to Porta di Trapani, one of the old city gates.