There are 8 ways to get from Positano to Palermo by ferry, train, car ferry, rideshare, bus, subway 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

Ferry  •  10 h 13 min

$143 - $212

Cheapest option

Ferry, car ferry Grimaldi Lines  •  15 h 40 min

$31 - $54

6 alternative options

Ferry, train, car ferry  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Ic / ...
  2. Rv / ...

$75 - $151

Train  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Icn / ...

$109 - $138

Ferry, car ferry Grandi Navi Veloci  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Jet

$78 - $113

Bus and ferry, bus  •  13 h 8 min

$107 - $202

Line 5071 bus, subway to Naples, fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. NAP - PMO

$50 - $183

Line 5071 bus, subway, train to Rome, fly  •  7 h 14 min

  1. FCO - PMO

$75 - $223

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Positano to Palermo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $90 and the journey takes 9 h 46 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$21 - $110
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Salerno to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Piano to Napoli Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 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 from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Navigazione Libera del Golfo
Phone
081 552 07 63
Email
info@navlib.it
Website
navlib.it
Ferry from Sorrento to Naples
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
navlib.it
Adults
$18 - $24
Ferry from Positano to Capri
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
navlib.it
Adults
$17 - $23
Children
$14
Group
$16
Ferry from Capri to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
navlib.it
Adults
$19 - $26
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
siremar.it
Ferry from Ustica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
siremar.it
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $30
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$3
Car
$29 - $30
Gescab
Phone
+00 39 081704191
Email
info@gescab.it
Website
gescab.it
Ferry from Positano to Capri
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Schedules at
gescab.it
Ferry from Capri to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
gescab.it
Lucibello Positano
Phone
+39 089 875032
Website
lucibello.it
Ferry from Positano to Capri
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
lucibello.it
Travelmar
Phone
+39089872950
Email
info@travelmar.it
Website
travelmar.it
Ferry from Positano to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
travelmar.it
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Salerno to Palermo
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Other operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Rideshare from Salerno Duomo Via Vernieri to Messina
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Positano and Palermo is 295 km.

The cheapest way to get from Positano to Palermo is to ferry and car ferry which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 15 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Positano to Palermo is to line 5071 bus and subway and fly which takes 5 h 58 min and costs 40€ - 160€.

No, there is no direct ferry from Positano to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Positano and arriving at Palermo via Capri and Naples. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 10 h 13 min to get from Positano to Palermo, including transfers.