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

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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Fly to Palermo  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Palermo (PMO) MRS - PMO

$54 - $431

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Fly to Catania, bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Catania (CTA) MRS - CTA
  2. Take the bus from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport to Palermo

$97 - $454

Drive, ferry  •  21 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

$145 - $246

Thello, ferry  •  24 h 9 min

  1. Take the Thello from Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

$142 - $234

Thello, train  •  25 h 40 min

  1. Take the Thello from Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Palermo Centrale Icn

$185 - $242

Bus  •  27 h

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Milan, Milan 423 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS

$140 - $210

Night bus, bus and ferry  •  25 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Rome N523
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo

$107 - $181

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Marseille to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Marseille and arriving at PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS via Turin, Torino and Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Saint-Charles and arriving at Palermo Centrale via Genova Piazza Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 40 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Palermo is 882 km.

The best way to get from Marseille to Palermo without a car is to Thello and ferry which takes 24 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Marseille to Palermo, including transfers.

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Marseille to Palermo bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Marseille station.

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Marseille to Palermo train services, operated by Thello, depart from Saint-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Palermo is to fly which takes 5 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Thello and train, which costs and takes 25 h 40 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 27 h.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Palermo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Marseille to Palermo bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS station.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Palermo.
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  • Distance: 551.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Palermo, Italy?

Ryanair and Alitalia fly from Marseille to Palermo once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Marseille to Palermo via Genova Piazza Principe in around 25 h 40 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $410
Flights from Marseille to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Marseille to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Catania via Venice
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Catania via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Marseille to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
thello.com
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
18 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Turin
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
Bus from Turin, Torino to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators

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Marseille to Palermo train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Palermo Centrale station.

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Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Marseille Airport to Palermo Airport.

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There are 3162+ hotels available in Palermo. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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