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

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

Fly to Pisa  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Pisa (PSA) PMO - PSA

$95 - $241

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza Baltour

$64 - $89

5 alternative options

Fly to Florence  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Florence (FLR) PMO - FLR

$123 - $278

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Afragola Fa
  4. Take the train from Napoli Afragola Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station Fr

$105 - $236

Train  •  13 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$104 - $152

Bus and ferry  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo Stazione Centrale to Florence

$65 - $95

Car ferry, drive  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Palermo to Livorno
  2. Drive from Livorno to Florence

$75 - $111

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Tuscany is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 20 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Tuscany is to fly which costs 80€ - 210€ and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Palermo and Tuscany is 620 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Palermo to Tuscany, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Palermo Stazione Centrale and arriving at Florence. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Palermo to Tuscany. However, there are services departing from Palermo Centrale and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 27 min.

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

Ryanair and Alitalia fly from Palermo to Pisa every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Florence via Roma Termini in around 13 h 27 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Palermo to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palermo to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Palermo to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Train operators
Trenitalia
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
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Afragola to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Afragola Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo Stazione Centrale to Florence
Ave. Duration
16 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Grimaldi Lines

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