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There are 4 ways to get from Palermo to Balestrate by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo to Balestrate

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Notarbartolo to Piraineto Reg
  2. Take the train from Piraineto to Balestrate Reg

$4 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Palermo to Balestrate 32.6 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Palermo to Balestrate 32.6 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Balestrate is to bus which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Balestrate is to taxi which costs 55€ - 65€ and takes 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Palermo and arriving at Balestrate. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Palermo to Balestrate. However, there are services departing from Palermo Notarbartolo and arriving at Balestrate via Piraineto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between Palermo and Balestrate is 30 km. The road distance is 52.1 km.

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The best way to get from Palermo to Balestrate without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 17 min and costs 4€ - 7€.

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The bus from Palermo to Balestrate takes 1 h 17 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Palermo to Balestrate bus services, operated by Autoservizi Russo, depart from Palermo station.

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Palermo to Balestrate train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Palermo Notarbartolo station.

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The best way to get from Palermo to Balestrate is to bus which takes 1 h 17 min and costs 4€ - 7€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 3€ - 12€ and takes 2 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Balestrate.
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  • Distance: 18.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

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

Autoservizi Russo operates a bus from Palermo to Balestrate every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Balestrate via Piraineto in around 2 h 13 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 Palermo Notarbartolo to Piraineto
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $6
Train from Piraineto to Balestrate
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
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Taxi from Palermo to Balestrate
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Palermo Taxi
Phone
+39 329 912 8821
Palermo In Taxi
Phone
+39 339 192 8604

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Palermo to Balestrate bus services, operated by Autoservizi Russo, arrive at Balestrate station.

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Palermo to Balestrate train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Balestrate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palermo to Balestrate is 52 km. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Palermo to Balestrate.

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