There are 5 ways to get from Palermo to Reggio Calabria by bus, ferry, train, bus and ferry, car 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.

Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo, Piazza Cairoli to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica A/19-A/20
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria

$48 - $67

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  4 h 7 min

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

$28 - $51

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  5 h 43 min

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

$70 - $97

Drive, ferry  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Palermo to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria

$45 - $65

Fly  •  5 h 52 min

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

$188 - $583

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Reggio Calabria is to train and ferry which costs 23€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Reggio Calabria is to drive and ferry which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 57 min.

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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 bus and ferry which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Palermo to Reggio Calabria, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Palermo Airport to Reggio Calabria Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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There are 666+ hotels available in Reggio Calabria. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Palermo to Palermo Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 55€ - 80€.

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Reggio Calabria.
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  • Distance: 127.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

Alitalia, Blue Panorama Airlines and two other airlines fly from Palermo to Reggio Calabria every 2 hours.

Airlines
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Palermo to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Palermo to Reggio Calabria via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo, Piazza Cairoli to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators

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