There are 12 ways to get from Milan to Palermo by plane, subway, bus, train, car ferry, car, ferry, bus and ferry or rideshare

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

Fly Milan Linate to Palermo  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Palermo (PMO) LIN - PMO

$50 - $263

Cheapest option

Line 2 subway to Milan Bergamo, fly to Palermo  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Lanza to Cologno Nord
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Palermo (PMO) BGY - PMO

$35 - $286

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Palermo  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Palermo (PMO) MXP - PMO

$49 - $214

Fly Milan Linate to Trapani, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Trapani (TPS) LIN - TPS
  2. Take the bus from Trapani Birgi Airport to Palermo - p.zza Cairoli

$197 - $845

Train to Verona, fly to Palermo  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Palermo (PMO) VRN - PMO

$60 - $285

Train, car ferry  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni Fa
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$114 - $277

Train via Roma Termini  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$124 - $192

Bus  •  18 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

$72 - $102

Drive, ferry  •  19 h 5 min

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

$107 - $192

Train  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Palermo Centrale Icn

$140 - $180

Bus and ferry  •  23 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Milano Lampugnano to Palermo Stazione Centrale

$69 - $99

Rideshare  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Palermo 554.3 miles

$94

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Palermo is to line 2 subway and fly which costs 30€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Palermo is to fly which costs 40€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Milan and Palermo is 884 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Milan to Palermo, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Palermo Centrale. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 h 45 min.

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The best way to get from Milan to Palermo is to fly which takes 4 h 1 min and costs 40€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 170€ and takes 15 h 34 min, You could also bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 18 h 57 min..

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Map of how to get from Milan to Palermo.
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  • Distance: 552.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

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

Alitalia flies from Milan to Palermo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Palermo via Roma Termini in around 15 h 34 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Milan Linate to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Milan Linate to Trapani
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Milan Linate to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Verona to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $350
Flights from Verona to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $1,200
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Verona to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Verona to Palermo via Bari
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Afragola Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
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 - $36
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
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 - $90
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Milano Lampugnano to Palermo Stazione Centrale
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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
$28 - $45
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Milan to Palermo
Ave. Duration
16 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$94
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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