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There are 9 ways to get from Palermo to Germany by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, night train, ferry or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Munich  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Munich (MUC) PMO - MUC

$102 - $332

Cheapest option

Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) PMO - SXF

$60 - $255

7 alternative options

Fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) PMO - CGN

$89 - $304

Fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Frankfurt (FRA) PMO - FRA

$102 - $305

Train  •  27 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova Fa / ...
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to München Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Berlin Gesundbrunnen Ice

$287 - $440

Bus and ferry, bus  •  34 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Rome Tiburtina
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Berlin ZOB

$148 - $230

Train, night train  •  40 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Milano Centrale Icn
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Ec
  3. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Berlin Hbf Nj

$409 - $605

Bus  •  47 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo to Legnica
  2. Take the bus from Legnica to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz 1361

$98 - $151

Ferry, drive  •  28 h 23 min

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

$256 - $415

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The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Germany is to fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Germany is to fly which costs 75€ - 270€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palermo to Germany. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Rome Tiburtina, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Palermo to Germany. However, there are services departing from Palermo Centrale and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz via Roma Termini, Verona Porta Nuova, München Hbf and S+U Gesundbrunnen Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 7 min.

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The distance between Palermo and Germany is 1458 km.

The best way to get from Palermo to Germany without a car is to train which takes 27 h 7 min and costs 240€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Palermo to Germany, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Palermo to Germany is to fly which takes 5 h 48 min and costs 85€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 240€ - 390€ and takes 27 h 7 min, you could also bus, which costs 85€ - 140€ and takes 47 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Germany.
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  • Distance: 911.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between Palermo, Italy and Germany?

Lufthansa, Eurowings and four other airlines fly from Palermo to Munich 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Berlin via Roma Termini, Verona Porta Nuova, München Hbf, Berlin Gesundbrunnen, and S+U Gesundbrunnen Bhf in around 27 h 7 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palermo to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Flights from Palermo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Flights from Palermo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Flights from Palermo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Flights from Palermo to Frankfurt via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Palermo to Frankfurt via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Palermo to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Palermo to Berlin Schoenefeld via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Palermo to Berlin Schoenefeld via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Palermo to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Palermo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Palermo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Palermo to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Munich via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Palermo to Frankfurt via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Palermo to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Palermo to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Palermo to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Palermo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Palermo to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Palermo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Palermo to Munich via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palermo to Munich via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Palermo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Palermo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
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
11 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Verona Porta Nuova to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Berlin Gesundbrunnen
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $310
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Palermo to Legnica
Ave. Duration
40 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Legnica to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Palermo Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Palermo to Germany bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Berlin ZOB station.

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Palermo to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Gesundbrunnen station.

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Eurowings, Swiss, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Palermo Airport to Munich Airport.

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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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