There are 11 ways to get from Paris to Palermo by plane, train, bus, ferry, car or bus and ferry

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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Fly Paris Orly to Palermo  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Palermo (PMO) ORY - PMO

89€ - 1819€

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Fly Paris CDG to Catania, bus  •  8h 43m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Catania (CTA) CDG - CTA
  2. Take the bus from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport to Palermo

76€ - 436€

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Fly Paris CDG to Palermo  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Palermo (PMO) CDG - PMO

82€ - 426€

Train to Beauvais, fly to Palermo  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Chatelet Les Halles to Aeroport Cdg 1
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Palermo (PMO) BVA - PMO

87€ - 356€

Fly Paris CDG to Trapani, bus  •  10h 52m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Trapani (TPS) CDG - TPS
  2. Take the bus from Trapani Birgi Airport to Palermo Airport

167€ - 196€

Fly Paris Orly to Catania, bus  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Catania (CTA) ORY - CTA
  2. Take the bus from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport to Palermo

93€ - 729€

Train  •  23h 44m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic

205€ - 370€

Train, ferry, bus  •  27h 30m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Toulon Tgv
  2. Take the ferry from Tolone to Trapani
  3. Take the bus from Trapani - Via Ammiraglio Staiti to Palermo Via della Libertà

Bus  •  31h

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Milan Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Geneva - Bus station > Milan > Bologna / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

78€ - 104€

Drive, ferry  •  26h 19m

  1. Drive from Paris to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo

200€ - 320€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  34h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Basel, Basel SBB N99
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Basel to Palermo

121€ - 167€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Palermo is to bus which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 31h.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Palermo is to fly which costs 85€ - 1900€ and takes 6h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS via Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Palermo Centrale via Torino Porta Susa and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 44m.

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The distance between Paris and Palermo is 1482 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Palermo without a car is to train which takes 23h 44m and costs 200€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 6h 2m to get from Paris to Palermo, including transfers.

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Paris to Palermo bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Paris to Palermo train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Palermo is to fly which takes 6h 2m and costs 85€ - 1900€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 370€ and takes 23h 44m, you could also bus, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 31h.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Palermo.
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  • Distance: 1482.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 2m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Palermo, Italy?

easyJet, Transavia France and two other airlines fly from Paris to Palermo 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris Bercy to Palermo via Torino Porta Susa and Roma Termini in around 23h 44m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 600€
Flights from Paris CDG to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 490€
Flights from Paris CDG to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 490€
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 350€
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 350€
Flights from Paris CDG to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Flights from Paris CDG to Trapani via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Paris CDG to Trapani via Nice, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 270€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Paris Orly to Palermo via Naples
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 470€
Flights from Paris CDG to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 300€
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 300€
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 370€
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 490€
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 350€
Flights from Paris CDG to Trapani via Turin
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 460€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Palermo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
240€ - 440€
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 550€
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 1300€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Beauvais to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Flights from Beauvais to Palermo via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
Flights from Paris CDG to Trapani via Malta
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Paris CDG to Trapani via Bologna
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Palermo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
270€ - 410€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Paris CDG to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
230€ - 370€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Palermo via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
170€ - 300€
Train operators
Paris RER

The Réseau Express Régional (RER) has 5 lines that connect central Paris to the city suburbs, including notable destinations such as Charles de Gaulle airport, Disneyland Paris and Versailles. The RER is also a great option for getting around the city centre as it operates like an express subway train (like the Paris metro, but with fewer stops). If you’re travelling solely within central Paris Zone 1, you can use a Paris Metro ticket. If you’re travelling beyond Zone 1, you’ll need to purchase a Billet Ile-de-France. Children under 4 travel free on the RER.

Contact Details
Website
ratp.fr
Train from Chatelet Les Halles to Aeroport Cdg 1
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
10€
Website
RATP Paris
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Toulon
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 160€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
130€ - 160€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
45€ - 70€
Base Standard
85€ - 120€
Base Premium
100€ - 150€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Trapani Birgi Airport to Palermo Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Segesta Autolinee
Phone
06 164 160, +39091342525
Email
info@segesta.it
Website
segesta.it
Bus from Trapani - Via Ammiraglio Staiti to Palermo Via della Libertà
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
segesta.it
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Milan
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
Blablabus
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Baltour
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Basel, Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Basel to Palermo
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators
Corsica Ferries
Phone
+33.4.95.32.95.95
Website
corsica-ferries.it
Ferry from Tolone to Trapani
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
120€ - 150€
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Website
Sardinia Ferries

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Palermo Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Paris to Palermo bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS station.

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

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easyJet, Vueling Airlines, Transavia France and Alitalia offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Palermo Airport.

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There are 3406+ hotels available in Palermo. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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