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There are 4 ways to get from Palermo to Marsala by bus and ferry, train, bus or car

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Bus and ferry  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Marsala

$65 - $95

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Notarbartolo to Piraineto Reg
  2. Take the train from Piraineto to Marsala Reg

$12 - $28

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo P.zza Carioli to Marsala P.zza Caprera

$66 - $96

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Palermo to Marsala 75.6 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Marsala is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Marsala is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Palermo and arriving at Marsala. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Palermo to Marsala. However, there are services departing from Palermo Notarbartolo and arriving at Marsala via Piraineto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Palermo and Marsala is 87 km. The road distance is 121 km.

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The best way to get from Palermo to Marsala without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 1 h 56 min and costs 55€ - 80€.

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The bus and ferry from Palermo to Marsala takes 1 h 56 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Palermo to Marsala train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Palermo Notarbartolo station.

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The best way to get from Palermo to Marsala is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs 10€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 3 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Marsala.
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  • Distance: 54.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

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

You can take a train from Palermo to Marsala via Piraineto in around 3 h 48 min. Alternatively, Autoservizi Salemi Srl operates a bus from Palermo to Marsala hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 35 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 Notarbartolo to Piraineto
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $6
Train from Piraineto to Marsala
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Marsala
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Palermo P.zza Carioli to Marsala P.zza Caprera
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it

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Palermo to Marsala bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Marsala station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Palermo to Marsala is 121 km. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Palermo to Marsala.

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