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There are 12 ways to get from Palermo to Milan by plane, bus, train, car ferry, ferry, car or bus and ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Palermo to Milan Linate  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Milan Linate (LIN) PMO - LIN

$44 - $258

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Fly Palermo to Milan Bergamo  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) PMO - BGY

$29 - $288

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Bus to Trapani, fly to Milan Linate  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo - v.le Lazio to Trapani Birgi Airport
  2. Fly from Trapani (TPS) to Milan Linate (LIN) TPS - LIN

$148 - $553

Fly Palermo to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) PMO - MXP

$44 - $212

Bus to Catania, fly to Milan Linate  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Milan Linate (LIN) CTA - LIN

$79 - $268

Fly Palermo to Verona, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Verona (VRN) PMO - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale

$55 - $298

Train, car ferry  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Afragola Fa
  4. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Milano Centrale Fr

$109 - $276

Train via Roma Termini  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station Rm-Mi / ...

$129 - $206

Ferry, drive  •  18 h 35 min

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

$107 - $190

Bus  •  20 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to Milano - Autostazione San Donato Baltour

$75 - $104

Train  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Milano Centrale Icn

$140 - $190

Bus and ferry  •  23 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo Stazione Centrale to Milano Lampugnano

$68 - $98

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The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Milan is to fly which costs 24€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Milan is to fly which costs 35€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palermo to Milan. However, there are services departing from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS and arriving at via verziere via san donato m3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Palermo Centrale and arriving at Milano Centrale. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 h 15 min.

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The distance between Palermo and Milan is 884 km.

The best way to get from Palermo to Milan without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 13 h 12 min and costs 95€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Palermo to Milan, including transfers.

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Palermo to Milan bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS station.

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

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The best way to get from Palermo to Milan is to fly which takes 3 h 51 min and costs 35€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 180€ and takes 14 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 20 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Milan.
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  • Distance: 552.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

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

Alitalia flies from Palermo to Milan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Milan via Roma Termini and Roma Termini Station in around 14 h 52 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Palermo to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Trapani to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Trapani to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Palermo to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Catania to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Catania to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Palermo to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palermo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $170
Flights from Palermo to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $350
Flights from Palermo to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Palermo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palermo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Palermo to Verona via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Train operators
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Afragola to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Afragola Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$31 - $37
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
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Palermo - v.le Lazio to Trapani Birgi Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo Stazione Centrale to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
21 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.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
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to Milano - Autostazione San Donato
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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The quickest flight from Palermo Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Palermo to Milan bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at Milano - Autostazione San Donato station.

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Palermo to Milan train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Milano Centrale Station.

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Alitalia offers flights from Palermo Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 4161+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at $62 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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