There are 7 ways to get from Cosenza to Palermo by bus and ferry, train, car ferry, car, bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus and ferry  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Cosenza to Palermo

$55 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Cosenza to Palermo

$23 - $31

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Paola to Villa S.Giovanni Reg / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$33 - $117

Train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Paola to Palermo Centrale Ic

$47 - $66

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Cosenza to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Palermo

$64 - $139

Bus, fly to Palermo  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Cosenza to Lamezia Terme Airport
  2. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Palermo (PMO) SUF - PMO

$124 - $494

Bus, fly to Trapani  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Cosenza to Lamezia Terme Airport
  2. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Trapani (TPS) SUF - TPS
  3. Take the bus from Trapani Birgi Airport to Palermo - p.zza Cairoli

$201 - $751

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cosenza to Palermo is to bus which costs 19€ - 27€ and takes 7 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cosenza to Palermo is to drive and car ferry which costs 55€ - 120€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Cosenza and Palermo is 284 km.

The bus and ferry from Cosenza to Palermo takes 7 h 7 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cosenza and arriving at Palermo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cosenza to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Cosenza and arriving at Palermo Centrale via Paola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Cosenza, Italy and Palermo, Italy?

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Cosenza to Palermo twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 6 h 39 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Trapani via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Trapani via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Trapani via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Trapani via Verona, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Trapani via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Trapani via Milan Bergamo, Prague
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Paola to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $26
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Paola to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Palermo
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Trapani Birgi Airport to Palermo - p.zza Cairoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Palermo
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $45

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