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There are 5 ways to get from Palermo to Lampedusa by car, ferry, bus, train or plane

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Drive, ferry  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Palermo to Porto Empedocle
  2. Take the ferry from Porto Empedocle to Lampedusa

$90 - $125

Cheapest option

Fly from Palermo  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Lampedusa (LMP) PMO - LMP

$58 - $376

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo - Via Basile to Porto Empedocle
  2. Take the ferry from Porto Empedocle to Lampedusa

$81 - $106

Train, ferry  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Agrigento Centrale Reg
  2. Take the ferry from Porto Empedocle to Lampedusa

$80 - $117

Bus to Catania, fly  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Lampedusa (LMP) CTA - LMP

$88 - $746

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The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Lampedusa is to fly which costs 50€ - 330€ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Lampedusa is to bus and fly which costs 75€ - 650€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Palermo and Lampedusa is 299 km.

The best way to get from Palermo to Lampedusa without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 7 h 53 min and costs 70€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Palermo to Lampedusa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Palermo Airport to Lampedusa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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There are 132+ hotels available in Lampedusa. Prices start at $69 USD 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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Map of how to get from Palermo to Lampedusa.
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  • Distance: 187.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 22 min

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

Vueling Airlines, Alitalia and Ryanair fly from Palermo to Lampedusa twice daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Lampedusa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Flights from Palermo to Lampedusa via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Palermo to Lampedusa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Catania to Lampedusa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
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 Agrigento Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $22
Bus operators
Salvatore Lumia
Email
info@autolineelumia.it
Website
autolineelumia.it
Bus from Palermo - Via Basile to Porto Empedocle
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
autolineelumia.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators

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