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

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Autostazione di Palermo to Gela A19

$30 - $50

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Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Caltanissetta Xirbi Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Caltanissetta Xirbi to Gela Rv

$18 - $40

2 alternative options

Bus via Piazza Boiardo  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo to Gela

$31 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Palermo to Gela 119 miles

$28 - $45

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Autostazione di Palermo and arriving at Gela. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Palermo to Gela. However, there are services departing from Palermo Centrale and arriving at Gela via Caltanissetta Xirbi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Palermo and Gela is 142 km. The road distance is 190.5 km.

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The best way to get from Palermo to Gela without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 55 min and costs .

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The bus from Autostazione di Palermo to Gela takes 2 h 55 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Palermo to Gela bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Autostazione di Palermo station.

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

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The best way to get from Palermo to Gela is to bus which takes 2 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 9 min.

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Palermo to Gela bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, arrive at Gela station.

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

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Gela.
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  • Distance: 88.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

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

SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Palermo to Gela 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Gela via Caltanissetta Xirbi in around 4 h 9 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 Centrale to Caltanissetta Xirbi
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
Train from Caltanissetta Xirbi to Gela
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Autostazione di Palermo to Gela
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo to Gela
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Palermo to Gela is 190 km. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Palermo to Gela.

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