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

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Train, ferry  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria

$21 - $49

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Villa San Giovanni

$68 - $93

Drive, car ferry  •  3h 5m

  1. Drive from Palermo to Tresmestieri
  2. Take the car ferry from Tresmestieri to Reggio di Calabria

$38 - $54

Fly  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Reggio Calabria (REG) PMO - REG

$113 - $656

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The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Reggio Calabria is to train and ferry which costs 18€ - 45€ and takes 3h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Reggio Calabria is to drive and car ferry which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palermo to Reggio Calabria. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Reggio Calabria via Villa S. Giovanni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 53m.

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The distance between Palermo and Reggio Calabria is 203 km.

The best way to get from Palermo to Reggio Calabria without a car is to train and ferry which takes 3h 48m and costs 18€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Palermo to Reggio Calabria, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Palermo Airport to Reggio Calabria Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Palermo to Reggio Calabria bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Villa San Giovanni station.

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Blue Panorama Airlines, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Palermo Airport to Reggio Calabria Airport.

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Reggio Calabria.
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  • Distance: 127.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 48m

What companies run services between Palermo, Italy and Reggio Calabria, Italy?

Alitalia, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Palermo to Reggio Calabria hourly.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Palermo to Reggio Calabria via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Palermo to Reggio Calabria via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
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 Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$31 - $37
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it
Meridiano Lines
Email
info@meridianolines.it
Website
meridianolines.it
Car ferry from Tresmestieri to Reggio di Calabria
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
meridianolines.it

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There are 626+ hotels available in Reggio Calabria. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Palermo to Palermo Airport is to train which takes 46m and costs 2€ - 6€.

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