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

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 22 min

  1. Take the ferry from Sorrento to Naples
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Ustica
  3. Take the ferry from Ustica to Palermo

$128 - $184

Cheapest option

Ferry, car ferry  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Salerno
  2. Take the car ferry from Salerno to Palermo

$33 - $59

6 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 44 min

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

$104 - $137

Bus and ferry  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Salerno to Palermo

$72 - $102

Bus  •  15 h 1 min

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

$119 - $179

Ferry, ferry to Naples, fly to Palermo  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Capri
  2. Take the ferry from Capri to Naples
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Palermo (PMO) NAP - PMO

$72 - $222

Line 5070 bus, subway, train to Rome, fly to Palermo  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 5070 bus from Positano Sponda to Sorrento
  2. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
  4. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Palermo (PMO) FCO - PMO

$59 - $208

Ferry, ferry to Naples, fly to Catania, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Capri
  2. Take the ferry from Capri to Naples
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA
  4. Take the bus from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport to Palermo

$100 - $265

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Positano to Palermo is to ferry and car ferry which costs 29€ - 55€ and takes 15 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Positano to Palermo is to ferry and fly which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Positano to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Positano Sponda and arriving at Palermo via Amalfi and Salerno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Positano to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Positano and arriving at Palermo via Salerno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 40 min.

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The distance between Positano and Palermo is 295 km.

The best way to get from Positano to Palermo without a car is to train which takes 11 h 44 min and costs 90€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 22 min to get from Positano to Palermo, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Positano to Palermo is to train which takes 11 h 44 min and costs 90€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 15 h 1 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Positano to Palermo.
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  • Distance: 184.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 22 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Positano to Palermo 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Positano to Palermo twice daily. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
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
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 Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$28 - $34
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Salerno to Palermo
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Salerno - Via Vinciprova to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Alilauro S.p.A.
Phone
+39 081 497 2222
Email
alilauro@alilauro.it
Website
alilauro.it
Ferry from Sorrento to Naples
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
alilauro.it
Standard
$16 - $23
Ferry from Positano to Capri
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
alilauro.it
Standard
$16 - $23
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 - $23
Schedules at
navlib.it
Adults
$17 - $23
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
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
$30 - $50
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Gescab
Phone
+00 39 081704191
Email
info@gescab.it
Website
gescab.it
Ferry from Positano to Capri
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Schedules at
gescab.it
Ferry from Capri to Naples
Ave. Duration
50 min
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

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

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

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