There are 8 ways to get from Palermo to Brindisi by plane, train, car ferry, night bus, bus and ferry, bus or car

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 Brindisi  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Brindisi (BDS) PMO - BDS

$118 - $693

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  14 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo to Bivio Cantinella
  2. Take the bus from Bivio Cantinella to Taranto 587
  3. Take the night bus from Taranto to Brindisi

$41 - $62

6 alternative options

Fly to Bari, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Bari (BRI) PMO - BRI
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi

$125 - $313

Train, car ferry, night bus  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Lamezia Terme Centrale Fa / ...
  4. Take the night bus from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Taranto Bus
  5. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi Reg / ...

Bus and ferry, bus  •  12 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza to Brindisi

$75 - $111

Train via Paola  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Paola Ic
  2. Take the train from Castiglione Cosentino to Sibari Reg
  3. Take the train from Sibari to Taranto Ic
  4. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi Reg / ...

$75 - $115

Train  •  17 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Battipaglia Icn
  2. Take the train from Battipaglia to Taranto Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi Reg / ...

$90 - $120

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Palermo to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Brindisi

$102 - $191

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Brindisi is to bus and night bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 14 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Brindisi is to fly which costs 100€ - 600€ and takes 4 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palermo to Brindisi. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Brindisi via Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Palermo to Brindisi. However, there are services departing from Palermo Centrale and arriving at Brindisi via Paola, Castiglione Cosentino, Sibari and Taranto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 49 min.

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The distance between Palermo and Brindisi is 483 km.

The best way to get from Palermo to Brindisi without a car is to train and car ferry and night bus which takes 11 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Palermo to Brindisi, including transfers.

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Palermo to Brindisi bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Palermo station.

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Brindisi.
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  • Distance: 302 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

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

Alitalia, Swiss and three other airlines fly from Palermo to Brindisi hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Brindisi via Paola, Castiglione Cosentino, Sibari, and Taranto in around 13 h 49 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Palermo to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Pisa
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palermo to Brindisi via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$31 - $37
Train from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Train from Castiglione Cosentino to Sibari
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Paola
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Sibari to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Battipaglia to Taranto
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night bus from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Cosenza to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
saj.it
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Bivio Cantinella
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
FlixBus
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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bivio Cantinella to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Night bus from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45

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