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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Reg / ...

$107 - $203

Cheapest option

Train, car ferry  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Icn / ...
  2. Reg / ...

$37 - $86

5 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Icn / ...
  2. Reg / ...

$39 - $56

Ferry  •  10 h 4 min

$108 - $146

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 9 min

$51 - $102

Fly to Lamezia Terme, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. PMO - SUF

$122 - $499

Fly to Reggio Calabria, train  •  9 h 11 min

  1. PMO - REG

$133 - $515

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

You can take a train from Palermo to Tropea via Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna, Palermo Centrale, and Villa S.Giovanni in around 8 h 40 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Lamezia Terme via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Palermo to Lamezia Terme via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Palermo to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Palermo to Reggio Calabria via Rome, Turin
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Palermo to Reggio Calabria via Bologna, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palermo to Lamezia Terme via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Palermo to Lamezia Terme via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Palermo to Lamezia Terme via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Palermo to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Palermo to Reggio Calabria via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palermo to Lamezia Terme via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Lamezia Terme via Verona
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Palermo to Lamezia Terme via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Palermo to Lamezia Terme via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Rosarno
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Tropea
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Reggio Di Calabria Centrale to Rosarno
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Tropea
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Palermo to Messina Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $30
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$3
Car
$29 - $30
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Phone
0923.873813
Email
callcenter@libertylines.it
Website
libertylines.it
Ferry from Palermo to Lipari
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
libertylines.it
Ferry from Lipari to Vibo Valentia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
libertylines.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Palermo and Tropea is 231 km.

The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Tropea is to train which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Palermo to Tropea is to drive and car ferry which takes 4 h 9 min and costs 40€ - 90€.

It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Palermo to Tropea, including transfers.