Arrival in Sicily


Arrival in Sicily

An overview of the highways in Sicily, including how the toll works and how much you have to pay and additional travel tips, can be found here.

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Where do you have to pay highway tolls in Sicily?

Signs to the highway are green in Sicily. There are four highways in Sicily that connect the largest cities on the island. These are the A18 Messina-Catania-Syracuse-Gela highway, which connects the north-east with the south. The A19 Palermo-Enna-Catania highway from the north-west across the interior to the east. The A20 Messina-Cefalù-Palermo freeway from the north-east to the north-west and the A29 Palermo-Mazara del Vallo freeway with a branch to Trapani, connecting the north-west with the south-west.

Tolls in Sicily


On the freeways A18 Messina-Catania and A20 Messina-Palermo, you have to pay highway tolls. Therefore, always have some small change with you (about 10 EUR). When you drive up to the highway, take a ticket (biglietto). Do not lose the ticket.

You want to know exactly how much you have to pay for the highway toll in Sicily? At the following link, you can enter your start and destination and find out the exact cost of the toll.


At the toll booths, payment is made in cash or with a bank card. Make sure you choose the correct lane that has the cash sign and says Contanti or Carta.

There are also special lanes called Telepass that you may only use if you have the proper device to do so, which is not the case for vacationers. Therefore, never drive through the lane marked Telepass!

For a receipt, say Una ricevuta, per favore.

If you want to find out about different car rental companies, we have compiled a list of providers for car rentals in Sicily.