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

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 from Nice  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Palermo (PMO) NCE - PMO

$75 - $355

6 alternative options

Train to Genoa, fly  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Palermo (PMO) GOA - PMO

$92 - $288

Train to Marseille, fly  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Palermo (PMO) MRS - PMO

$97 - $489

Drive, ferry  •  19 h 35 min

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

$125 - $213

Train  •  22 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe Ec
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Palermo Centrale Icn

$159 - $230

Bus  •  24 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Villa San Giovani
  2. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo

$202 - $316

Bus, car ferry  •  25 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Pisa
  2. Take the car ferry from Livorno to Palermo

$135 - $197

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

Volotea and Alitalia fly from Nice to Palermo 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Palermo via Genova Piazza Principe in around 22 h 50 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Genoa to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Marseille to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nice to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Genoa to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
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 Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $410
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia Intercity
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Nice to Villa San Giovani
Ave. Duration
19 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Nice to Palermo?

The distance between Nice and Palermo is 802 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Nice to Palermo?

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Palermo is to fly which costs 60€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Nice to Palermo?

The quickest way to get from Nice to Palermo is to fly which takes 4 h 44 min and costs 60€ - 290€.

Is there a direct train between Nice and Palermo?

No, there is no direct train from Nice to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Palermo Centrale via Genova Piazza Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 50 min.

Is there a direct bus between Nice and Palermo?

No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at Palermo via Villa San Giovanni and Messina - Piazza della Repubblica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Nice to Palermo?

It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Nice to Palermo, including transfers.