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There are 7 ways to get from Palermo to Salerno by train, ferry, taxi, bus and 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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Train  •  8h 37m

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

$60 - $85

Cheapest option

Fly Palermo to Naples, train  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Naples (NAP) PMO - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno

$43 - $190

5 alternative options

Ferry, taxi  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Ustica
  2. Take the ferry from Ustica to Naples
  3. Take a taxi from Naples to Salerno

$179 - $240

Bus and ferry  •  11h 26m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Salerno

$55 - $95

Bus  •  12h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Salerno - Via Vinciprova

$111 - $161

Bus to Catania, fly to Naples, train  •  6h 30m

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

$73 - $230

Fly Palermo to Rome, train  •  5h 40m

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

$65 - $213

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Salerno is to bus and ferry which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 11h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Salerno is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 4h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Palermo and arriving at Salerno. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Palermo Centrale and arriving at Salerno. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 37m.

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The distance between Palermo and Salerno is 309 km.

The best way to get from Palermo to Salerno without a car is to train which takes 8h 37m and costs 55€ - 75€.

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The train from Palermo Centrale to Salerno takes 8h 37m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Palermo to Salerno is to train which takes 8h 37m and costs 55€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 12h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Salerno.
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  • Distance: 193.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 37m

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Palermo to Salerno 4 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 8h 37m. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Palermo to Salerno twice daily. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 10h 30m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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 Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Salerno
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Roma Termini to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Salerno
Ave. Duration
11h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Salerno - Via Vinciprova
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Naples to Salerno
Ave. Duration
50m
Estimated price
$70 - $85
RTLA Partenope Srl
Phone
+39 081 0101
Website
radiotaxilapartenope.it
Naples Airport taxi
Phone
+39 081 18856897
Website
naples-airport-taxi.com
Cooperativa taxi Vulcano A RL
Phone
+39 081 542 3101
Consorzio Taxi Vagando
Phone
+39 081 2222
Website
consortaxi.com

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

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Palermo to Salerno bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Salerno station.

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Palermo to Salerno train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Salerno station.

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

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There are 2657+ hotels available in Salerno. Prices start at $57 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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