There are many flights from Rome to Palermo, a few from Milan apart from the international connections. On the initial and final day transfers are provided by the Ettore Majorana Centre. At Arrivals, look for the meeting-point poster "Ettore Majorana Centre". Go to the tourist office in the Arrivals area if you have any problems.
You must take a train to Trapani. Erice is situated on the moutain overlooking Trapani. From Trapani take a taxi to Erice. Confirm the price before taking the taxi.
You can view the train schedule here. Remember to use Trapani as your destination.
There are two possibilities:
1) Drive along the Autostrada del Sole via Milan-Bologna-Florence-Rome-Naples-Villa San Giovanni (Reggio Calabria); then take a ferry-boat from Villa San Giovanni to Messina and drive to Erice (350 km from Messina).
2) Take the ferry-boat either from Genoa or Naples to Palermo, and then drive on to Erice (100 km from Palermo). The places on the ferry-boat must be booked in advance.
Arrival and Departure
Participants must communicate their arrival and departure times and flight numbers well in advance of their arrival. On the official arrival day, transportation from Palermo airport to Erice will be provided by the Ettore Majorana Centre. Participants arriving at Palermo airport should look for the Ettore Majorana meeting point inside the terminal at the arrival gate where the Ettore Majorana Centre driver will be waiting. Participants should register upon arrival at the Centre Secretariat (I.I. Rabi Institute). There will be no lectures on either the arrival or departure days of the Course. On the official day of departure, transport to Palermo airport will be provided by the Centre.