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

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Siracusa Via Paolo Orsi to Palermo station

$15 - $26

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Train  •  4 h 14 min

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

$23 - $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 A19

$99 - $143

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Siracusa to Palermo 165 miles

$35 - $60

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Siracusa Via Paolo Orsi and arriving at Palermo station station. Services depart twice daily. 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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The distance between Isola Ortigia and Palermo is 210 km. The road distance is 264 km.

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The best way to get from Isola Ortigia to Palermo without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 15 min and costs .

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The bus from Siracusa Via Paolo Orsi to Palermo station takes 3 h 15 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Isola Ortigia to Palermo bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Siracusa Via Paolo Orsi station.

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Isola Ortigia to Palermo train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Siracusa station.

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The best way to get from Isola Ortigia to Palermo is to bus which takes 3 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 14 min.

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Isola Ortigia to Palermo bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Palermo station.

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Isola Ortigia to Palermo train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Palermo Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Isola Ortigia to Palermo.
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  • Distance: 131 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

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 $23 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min.

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 Siracusa to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $50
Bus operators
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Siracusa Via Paolo Orsi to Palermo station
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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Yes, the driving distance between Isola Ortigia to Palermo is 264 km. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Isola Ortigia to Palermo.

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