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There are 7 ways to get from Salerno to Palermo by train, taxi, ferry, bus, bus and ferry 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.

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Train  •  8 h 41 min

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

$60 - $85

Cheapest option

Train to Naples, fly to Palermo  •  4 h 56 min

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

$42 - $190

5 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

$177 - $235

Bus  •  11 h 17 min

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

$118 - $165

Bus and ferry  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Salerno to Palermo

$55 - $95

Train, train to Rome, fly to Palermo  •  6 h 27 min

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

$56 - $220

Train to Naples, fly to Catania, bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA
  3. Take the bus from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport to Palermo

$70 - $233

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salerno to Palermo is to bus and ferry which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 11 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salerno to Palermo is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salerno and arriving at Palermo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salerno and arriving at Palermo Centrale. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 41 min.

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The distance between Salerno and Palermo is 309 km.

The best way to get from Salerno to Palermo without a car is to train which takes 8 h 41 min and costs 55€ - 75€.

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The train from Salerno to Palermo Centrale takes 8 h 41 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Salerno to Palermo bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Salerno - Via Vinciprova station.

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Salerno to Palermo train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Salerno station.

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The best way to get from Salerno to Palermo is to train which takes 8 h 41 min and costs 55€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 11 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Salerno to Palermo.
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  • Distance: 193.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 41 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Salerno to Palermo 4 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 8 h 41 min. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Salerno 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 Salerno to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Salerno Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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
Bus operators
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
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Salerno to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Salerno to Naples
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Tassisti Salernitani A R.L.
Phone
+39 089 712696
Marraffa Marco
Phone
+39 089 239494

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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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Salerno to Palermo bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, arrive at Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli station.

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

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

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