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There are 6 ways to get from Palermo to Italy by plane, train, ferry, car, bus and ferry or bus

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Fly to Rome  •  3h 45m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Rome (FCO) PMO - FCO

31€ - 141€

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Fly to Naples  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Naples (NAP) PMO - NAP

33€ - 148€

Train  •  11h 38m

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...

75€ - 95€

Ferry, drive  •  10h 19m

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

124€ - 179€

Bus and ferry  •  12h 33m

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

54€ - 82€

Bus  •  13h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Palermo, Palermo to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N591

49€ - 79€

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The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Italy is to fly which costs 30€ - 150€ and takes 3h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Italy is to fly which costs 30€ - 150€ and takes 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palermo to Italy. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Palermo Centrale and arriving at Roma Termini. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 38m.

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The distance between Palermo and Italy is 504 km.

The best way to get from Palermo to Italy without a car is to train which takes 11h 38m and costs 75€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Palermo to Italy, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Palermo to Italy is to fly which takes 3h 45m and costs 30€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 95€ and takes 11h 38m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 13h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Italy.
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  • Distance: 315.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Palermo, Italy and Italy?

Alitalia, Vueling Airlines and Ryanair fly from Palermo to Rome hourly. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Palermo to Rome 5 times a day. Tickets cost 75€ - 95€ and the journey takes 11h 38m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from Palermo to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 190€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 200€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
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 38m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 95€
Website
trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Palermo, Palermo to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Palermo Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Palermo to Italy bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Rome Tiburtina station.

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Palermo to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Palermo Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 656+ hotels available in Italy. Prices start at 45€ per night.

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

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