There are 7 ways to get from Sorrento to Palermo by ferry, subway, train, car ferry, bus, rideshare 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  •  9 h 50 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

$123 - $178

Cheapest option

Subway to Naples, fly  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Palermo (PMO) NAP - PMO

$47 - $174

5 alternative options

Subway, train, car ferry  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi Tr3
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Fb / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$71 - $159

Subway, train  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi Tr3
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$68 - $94

Ferry, car ferry  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the ferry from Sorrento to Naples
  2. Take the car ferry from Naples to Palermo

$59 - $88

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Sorrento to Napoli Piazza Garibaldi
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Naples to Messina
  3. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo

$79 - $195

Subway, train to Rome, fly  •  6 h 21 min

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

$76 - $214

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sorrento to Palermo is to subway and fly which costs 40€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sorrento to Palermo is to subway and fly which takes 4 h 59 min and costs 40€ - 150€.

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The distance between Sorrento and Palermo is 291 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 50 min to get from Sorrento to Palermo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Sorrento to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Sorrento and arriving at Palermo via Naples and Ustica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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

There is no direct connection from Sorrento to Palermo. However, you can take the ferry to Naples, take the ferry to Ustica, then take the ferry to Palermo. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Sorrento to Palermo via Napoli Garibaldi, Napoli Centrale, Villa S.Giovanni, Villa San Giovanni, Messina Marittima, and Messina Centrale in around 10 h 49 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday
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
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
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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 Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $35
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 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Bus from Sorrento to Napoli Piazza Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
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
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
navlib.it
Adults
$18 - $24
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 Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $45
Other operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Rideshare from Naples to Messina
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it

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