There are 7 ways to get from Palermo to Naples by ferry, train, car ferry, bus or plane

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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Ferry  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Ustica
  2. Take the ferry from Ustica to Naples

$109 - $155

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Fly Palermo to Naples  •  3 h 50 min

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

$39 - $168

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Train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Napoli Centrale Ic / ...

$65 - $90

Car ferry  •  10 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Palermo to Naples

$45 - $65

Bus  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Napoli, Corso Lucci

$121 - $171

Bus to Catania, fly to Naples  •  5 h 32 min

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

$69 - $208

Fly Palermo to Rome, train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Rome (FCO) PMO - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station

$54 - $198

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Palermo to Naples. However, there are services departing from Piazza Boiardo and arriving at Napoli, Corso Lucci via Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Palermo and arriving at Naples. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Palermo Centrale and arriving at Napoli Centrale. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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The distance between Palermo and Naples is 313 km.

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The best way to get from Palermo to Naples without a car is to ferry which takes 8 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from Palermo to Naples, including transfers.

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Palermo to Naples bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli station.

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

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The best way to get from Palermo to Naples is to train which takes 9 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 4 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Naples.
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  • Distance: 195.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 5 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Palermo to Naples 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Palermo to Naples twice daily. Tickets cost $120 - $170 and the journey takes 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Catania to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$29 - $35
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Napoli, Corso Lucci
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
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
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
siremar.it
Ferry from Palermo to Ustica
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
siremar.it
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
en.tirrenia.it
Book at
directferries.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Palermo Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Palermo to Naples bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, arrive at Napoli, Corso Lucci station.

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Palermo to Naples train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Napoli Centrale station.

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easyJet, Alitalia and Volotea offer flights from Palermo Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 4464+ hotels available in Naples. Prices start at $51 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 .

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