Travel from Palermo to Mount-Etna

Bus or train from Palermo to Mount Etna?

Trenitalia operates a train from Palermo to Mount Etna 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Palermo to Mount Etna hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

How to get from Palermo to Mount Etna

ModeDurationPrice
From Palermo Centrale train to Catania Centrale, train to Giarre Riposto, then taxi to Mount Etna.5 h 20 min101€
From Palermo bus to Catania, bus to Etna - Rifugio Sapienza, cable car to Etna - Piccolo Rifugio, then bus to Etna.7 h 20 min101€
From Palermo drive to Mount Etna.3 h 39 min32€

How long does it take to get from Palermo to Mount Etna?

It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Palermo to Mount Etna, including transfers.

Operators from Palermo to Mount Etna

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Trenitalia+39 06 68475475Trenitalia
SAIS Autolinee800 21 10 20SAIS Autolinee
Azienda Siciliana Trasporti090.9796533Azienda Siciliana Trasporti
Funivia dell'Etna S.P.A.+39 095 914141Funivia dell'Etna S.P.A.