There are 4 ways to get from Isola Ortigia to Palermo by bus, train, bus and ferry or car

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

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Via Paolo Orsi to P.za Cairoli interno, Stazione FS

$15 - $26

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Siracusa to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$24 - $50

Bus and ferry, bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Siracusa to Catania
  2. Take the bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Palermo

$100 - $143

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Siracusa to Palermo 165 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Isola Ortigia to Palermo is to bus which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Isola Ortigia to Palermo is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Isola Ortigia and Palermo is 210 km. The road distance is 264 km.

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The bus from Via Paolo Orsi to P.za Cairoli interno, Stazione FS takes 3 h 15 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Via Paolo Orsi and arriving at P.za Cairoli interno, Stazione FS. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Siracusa and arriving at Palermo Centrale. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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What companies run services between Isola Ortigia, Italy and Palermo, Italy?

Interbus operates a bus from Siracusa to Palermo twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, Trenitalia operates a train from Siracusa to Palermo once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Siracusa to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $50
Bus operators
Interbus
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Via Paolo Orsi to P.za Cairoli interno, Stazione FS
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
interbus.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Siracusa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee

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