There are 9 ways to get from Palermo to Croatia by plane, shuttle, train, bus, bus and ferry, ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Split  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Split (SPU) PMO - SPU

537 kn - 3.258 kn

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Venice  •  23h 4m

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Fr / ...
  4. Take the bus from Trieste to Ljubljana 402 / ...
  5. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...

464 kn - 2.357 kn

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Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  7h 33m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Venice (VCE) PMO - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion

689 kn - 4.640 kn

Fly to Venice Treviso, shuttle  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Venice Treviso (TSF) PMO - TSF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Treviso Airport to Pula railway Stattion

529 kn - 4.140 kn

Train  •  24h 27m

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...

853 kn - 2.477 kn

Bus, shuttle  •  25h 42m

  1. Take the bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C Baltour
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venezia Mestre to Zagreb

807 kn - 4.745 kn

Bus and ferry, bus  •  25h 50m

  1. Take the Bus and ferry from Palermo to Roma Tiburtina
  2. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zagreb N997

749 kn - 974 kn

Train, bus  •  26h 36m

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Zagreb 4

1.209 kn - 2.087 kn

Ferry, drive  •  18h 8m

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Ustica
  2. Take the ferry from Ustica to Naples
  3. Drive from Naples to Zagreb

1.790 kn - 2.588 kn

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Croatia is to Bus and ferry and bus which costs 100€ - 140€ and takes 25h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Croatia is to fly which costs 70€ - 440€ and takes 5h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palermo to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Zagreb via Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Palermo to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Palermo Centrale and arriving at Zagreb Glavni Kol. via Roma Termini, Venezia Mestre and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 27m.

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The distance between Palermo and Croatia is 880 km.

The best way to get from Palermo to Croatia without a car is to train and bus via Venice which takes 23h 4m and costs 60€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Palermo to Croatia, including transfers.

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

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Palermo to Croatia train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Palermo Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Palermo to Croatia is to fly which takes 5h 14m and costs 70€ - 440€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 340€ and takes 24h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 880.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Palermo, Italy and Croatia?

Volotea, Alitalia and Croatia Airlines fly from Palermo to Split once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Zagreb via Roma Termini, Venezia Mestre, and Villach Hbf in around 24h 27m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2.900 kn - 6.500 kn
Flights from Palermo to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
470 kn - 3.300 kn
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
360 kn - 2.100 kn
Flights from Palermo to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370 kn - 2.400 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palermo to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240 kn - 1.700 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Palermo to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.100 kn - 19.000 kn
Train operators
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 Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
11h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190 kn - 850 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
190 kn - 240 kn
Base 2nd Class
550 kn - 650 kn
Base 1st Class
750 kn - 850 kn
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 550 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
130 kn - 160 kn
Base 2nd Class
340 kn - 410 kn
Base 1st Class
490 kn - 550 kn
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26 kn - 130 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
26 kn - 35 kn
Base 2nd Class
80 kn - 100 kn
Base 1st Class
110 kn - 125 kn
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
280 kn - 850 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
280 kn - 380 kn
Base Standard
490 kn - 650 kn
Base Premium
550 kn - 850 kn
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65 kn - 180 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
65 kn - 95 kn
Base Standard
100 kn - 140 kn
Base Premium
120 kn - 180 kn
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 Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70 kn - 140 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
125 kn - 135 kn
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 130 kn
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
75 kn - 95 kn
Regional Train Ticket
60 kn - 80 kn
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
100 kn - 130 kn
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
240 kn - 340 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
280 kn - 390 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180 kn - 250 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
310 kn - 420 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
250 kn - 370 kn
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Venice Airport to Pula railway Stattion
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
300 kn - 3.000 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
300 kn - 330 kn
Private
1.600 kn - 3.000 kn
Shuttle from Treviso Airport to Pula railway Stattion
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
300 kn - 3.000 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
300 kn - 330 kn
Private
1.600 kn - 3.000 kn
Shuttle from Venezia Mestre to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
340 kn - 4.100 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
340 kn - 380 kn
Private
1.900 kn - 4.100 kn
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55 kn - 70 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
310 kn - 380 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 75 kn
Book at
Nomago
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 70 kn
Website
Crnja Tours
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
460 kn - 650 kn
Website
Baltour
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
430 kn - 600 kn
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
1.005 kn
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Ferry operators
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Ferry from Palermo to Ustica
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190 kn - 290 kn
Website
Siremar

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The quickest flight from Palermo Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Palermo to Croatia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zagreb station.

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Palermo to Croatia train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, arrive at Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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Volotea, Alitalia and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Palermo Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Palermo to Palermo Airport is to train which takes 46 min and costs 2€ - 6€.

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