Directions from Salerno to Palermo

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

Train, car ferry  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$62 - $126

Cheapest option

Train to Naples, fly  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Palermo (PMO) NAP - PMO

$48 - $192

4 alternative options

Taxi, ferry  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salerno to Naples
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Ustica
  3. Take the ferry from Ustica to Palermo

$179 - $243

Train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Palermo Centrale Icn / ...

$65 - $85

Bus and ferry, bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Salerno Duomo Via Vernieri to Messina
  2. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo

$104 - $188

Train to Rome, fly  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Palermo (PMO) FCO - PMO

$72 - $213

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Salerno to Palermo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $85 and the journey takes 9 h 13 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
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
58 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
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 Salerno to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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
Train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Salerno Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Salerno Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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
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
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 - $50
Schedules at
siremar.it
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
Taxi from Salerno to Naples
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Tassisti Salernitani A R.L.
Phone
+39 089 712696
Marraffa Marco
Phone
+39 089 239494

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Salerno and Palermo is 309 km.

The cheapest way to get from Salerno to Palermo is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Salerno to Palermo is to train and fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs 40€ - 170€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salerno and arriving at Palermo Centrale. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 27 min to get from Salerno to Palermo, including transfers.