There are 3 ways to get from Siracusa to Palermo by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Siracusa Via Paolo Orsi to Palermo station

$15 - $26

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Train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Siracusa to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$24 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Siracusa to Palermo 165 miles

$35 - $60

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Siracusa Via Paolo Orsi and arriving at Palermo station station. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Siracusa and arriving at Palermo Centrale. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between Siracusa and Palermo is 208 km. The road distance is 264 km.

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The best way to get from Siracusa to Palermo without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 15 min and costs .

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The bus from Siracusa Via Paolo Orsi to Palermo station takes 3 h 15 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Siracusa to Palermo bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Siracusa Via Paolo Orsi station.

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

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The best way to get from Siracusa to Palermo is to bus which takes 3 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 14 min.

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Siracusa to Palermo bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Palermo station.

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

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Map of how to get from Siracusa to Palermo.
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  • Distance: 130.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

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

Interbus operates a bus from Siracusa to Palermo twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, Trenitalia operates a train from Siracusa to Palermo once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min.

Train operators
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 Siracusa to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $50
Bus operators
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Siracusa Via Paolo Orsi to Palermo station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
interbus.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Siracusa to Palermo is 264 km. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Siracusa to Palermo.

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