There are 7 ways to get from Split to Palermo by car ferry, car, ferry, bus and ferry, train, bus 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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Carferry, drive, ferry  •  24 h 48 min

  1. Take the carferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Drive from Ancona to Naples
  3. Take the ferry from Naples to Ustica
  4. Take the ferry from Ustica to Palermo

$190 - $278

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Fly to Palermo  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Palermo (PMO) SPU - PMO

$85 - $490

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Carferry, bus and ferry  •  27 h 58 min

  1. Take the carferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Palermo

$88 - $124

Carferry, train  •  28 h 28 min

  1. Take the carferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$133 - $174

Train  •  31 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Split to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le En
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  5. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$185 - $298

Bus  •  33 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Trogir to Bologna, Bologna N535
  2. Take the bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

$112 - $173

Fly to Catania, bus  •  10 h

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Catania (CTA) SPU - CTA
  2. Take the bus from Catania–Fontanarossa Airport to Palermo

$108 - $503

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Split to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS via Trogir and Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Split to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Palermo Centrale via Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Villach Hbf, Bologna C.Le and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 45 min.

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The distance between Split and Palermo is 652 km.

The best way to get from Split to Palermo without a car is to carferry and bus and ferry which takes 27 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 24 h 48 min to get from Split to Palermo, including transfers.

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Split to Palermo bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Trogir station.

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Split to Palermo train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Split station.

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The best way to get from Split to Palermo is to train which takes 31 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 33 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 9 h 1 min.

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There is no direct flight from Split Airport to Palermo Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h and has one stopover.

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Split to Palermo bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS station.

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Map of how to get from Split to Palermo.
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  • Distance: 407.7 miles
  • Duration: 24 h 48 min

What companies run services between Split, Croatia and Palermo, Italy?

You can take a train from Split to Palermo via Zagreb, Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Villach Hbf, Bologna C.Le, and Roma Termini in around 31 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Split to Palermo via Trogir, Bologna, Bologna, and Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs in around 33 h 30 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Split to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Split to Palermo via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Split to Catania via Venice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Split to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Split to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Flights from Split to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Split to Palermo via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Split to Catania via Hannover
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Split to Palermo via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Split to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Split to Palermo via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Split to Catania via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Split to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
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 Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.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 Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
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 Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Palermo
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trogir to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
SAIS Autolinee
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $28
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$47
Vehicle
$70
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

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

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Austrian Airlines, Vueling Airlines, Alitalia and four other airlines offer flights from Split Airport to Palermo Airport.

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There are 3162+ hotels available in Palermo. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Split to Split Airport is to line 37 bus which takes 40 min and costs .

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