There are 11 ways to get from Igoumenitsa to Palermo by car ferry, train, night bus, bus, bus and ferry, car 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

Car ferry, train, night bus  •  23 h 18 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Brindisi
  2. Take the train from Brindisi to Taranto Reg / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Taranto to Lamezia Terme Centrale Bus
  4. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Reg / ...
  5. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  6. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

Cheapest option

Car ferry to Brindisi, fly to Palermo  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Brindisi
  2. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Palermo (PMO) BDS - PMO

$81 - $695

9 alternative options

Car ferry, bus, night bus  •  24 h 57 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Brindisi
  2. Take the bus from Lecce to Sibari
  3. Take the night bus from Sibari to Palermo, Palermo Autostazione

$123 - $240

Bus and ferry  •  25 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Igoumenitsa to Ancona
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Palermo

$153 - $222

Car ferry, train  •  28 h 23 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Brindisi
  2. Take the train from Brindisi to Taranto Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Taranto to Battipaglia Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Battipaglia to Palermo Centrale Icn

$112 - $213

Car ferry, drive  •  18 h 35 min

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

$124 - $286

Car ferry to Bari, fly to Palermo  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Bari
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Palermo (PMO) BRI - PMO

$145 - $457

Bus to Ioannina, fly to Catania, bus  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Ioannina
  2. Fly from Ioannina (IOA) to Catania (CTA) IOA - CTA
  3. Take the bus from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport to Palermo

$174 - $779

Car ferry to Brindisi, fly to Trapani, bus  •  17 h 47 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Brindisi
  2. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Trapani (TPS) BDS - TPS
  3. Take the bus from Trapani Birgi Airport to Palermo - p.zza Cairoli

$258 - $1,132

Bus to Preveza, fly to Palermo  •  23 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Preveza
  2. Fly from Preveza (PVK) to Palermo (PMO) PVK - PMO

$171 - $3,528

Bus, bus to Tirana, fly to Palermo  •  15 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Ioannina
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Fier
  3. Fly from Tirana (TIA) to Palermo (PMO) TIA - PMO

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The cheapest way to get from Igoumenitsa to Palermo is to car ferry and bus and night bus which costs 100€ - 210€ and takes 24 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Igoumenitsa to Palermo is to bus and fly which costs 140€ - 700€ and takes 10 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Igoumenitsa to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Igoumenitsa and arriving at Palermo via Piazza Ugo Bassi and Ancona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 51 min.

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The distance between Igoumenitsa and Palermo is 619 km.

The best way to get from Igoumenitsa to Palermo without a car is to car ferry and train and night bus which takes 23 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 23 h 18 min to get from Igoumenitsa to Palermo, including transfers.

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Igoumenitsa to Palermo bus services, operated by Portokalidis Tours, depart from Igoumenitsa station.

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There is no direct flight from Brindisi Airport to Palermo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Igoumenitsa to Palermo.
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  • Distance: 387 miles
  • Duration: 23 h 18 min

What companies run services between Igoumenitsa, Greece and Palermo, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Igoumenitsa to Palermo. However, you can take the car ferry to Brindisi, take the walk to Brindisi, take the train to Taranto, take the night bus to Lamezia Terme Centrale, take the train to Villa S.Giovanni, take the walk to Villa San Giovanni, take the car ferry to Messina Marittima, take the walk to Messina Centrale, then take the train to Palermo Centrale. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Igoumenitsa to Palermo via Brindisi, Brindisi - Costa Morena, Brindisi Airport, Brindisi, Lecce, Sibari, Palermo, Palermo Autostazione, and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna in around 24 h 57 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Brindisi to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Brindisi to Trapani via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Tirana to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Tirana to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Tirana to Palermo via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Preveza to Palermo via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
20 h 57 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Ioannina to Catania via Athens, Venice
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Ioannina to Catania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Preveza to Palermo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Preveza to Palermo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Tirana to Palermo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Tirana to Palermo via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brindisi to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $18
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Taranto to Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Battipaglia to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night bus from Taranto to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Lecce to Sibari
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
saj.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Sibari to Palermo, Palermo Autostazione
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Igoumenitsa to Ancona
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Palermo
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $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
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
SAIS Autolinee
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Preveza
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Ioannina to Fier
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
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
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$71
AIRTYPE SEATS
$76
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$158
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Bari
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$94
Aircraft-type seats
$103
2 bed inside cabin
$250
3 bed outside cabin
$200 - $240

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