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There are 4 ways to get from Toronto to Palermo by plane, shuttle or train

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Fly Toronto to Palermo

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Palermo (PMO)

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Palermo

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Palermo (PMO)

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Palermo

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Palermo (PMO)

Fly Toronto to Catania, train

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Catania (CTA)
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale

Toronto (YYZ) to Palermo (PMO) flights

The flight time between Toronto (YYZ) and Palermo (PMO) is around 13h 7m and covers a distance of around 7386 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 18m. Services are operated by British Airways, Air Canada, Swiss and others. Typically 22 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

22 Weekly Planes
13h 7m Average Duration
€388 Cheapest Price
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Canada → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Canada

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Canada
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Canada

  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Canada
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Isle of Man, Jersey, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion, Svalbard and Jan Mayen and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Kuwait, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Réunion, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Monaco and United Kingdom unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Palermo is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Palermo is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Palermo is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from Italy.

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Last updated: 15 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Palermo is to fly which costs $400 - $550 and takes 14h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Palermo is to fly which costs $400 - $550 and takes 14h 13m.

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The distance between Toronto and Palermo is 7391 km.

It takes approximately 14h 13m to get from Toronto to Palermo, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Palermo Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 35m and has one stopover.

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Palermo is 6h ahead of Toronto. It is currently 3:29 PM in Toronto and 9:29 PM in Palermo.

Swiss, Air Transat, easyJet and five other airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Palermo Airport.

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There are 648+ hotels available in Palermo. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $13.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Palermo.
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  • Distance: 7391.1 km
  • Duration: 14h 13m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Palermo, Italy?

British Airways, Air Canada and eight other airlines fly from Toronto to Palermo 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toronto to Palermo via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€380 - €1400
Flights from Toronto to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1100
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via Detroit, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€360 - €1300
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Palermo via Montreal, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€390 - €1400
Flights from Toronto to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€400 - €1300
Flights from Toronto to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€390 - €1400
Flights from Toronto to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€450 - €1100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€450 - €1100
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via New York JFK, Rome
Ave. Duration
16h 21m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€420 - €950
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via Washington Dulles, Rome
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€290 - €900
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via Newark, Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€280 - €900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Palermo via Boston, Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€480 - €1100
Flights from Toronto to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€400 - €1300
Flights from Toronto to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€390 - €1400
Flights from Toronto to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€450 - €1100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toronto to Palermo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€460 - €1100
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via Newark, Munich
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€290 - €900
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via Newark, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€290 - €900
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via Washington Dulles, Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€300 - €900
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via Washington Dulles, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€300 - €900
Flights from Toronto to Catania via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€460 - €1100
Flights from Toronto to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€460 - €1100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Toronto to Palermo via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via New York JFK, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€360 - €1100
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via Washington Dulles, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€370 - €1100
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Palermo via Montreal, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€390 - €1100
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Palermo via Boston, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€330 - €1600
Flights from Toronto to Catania via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€410 - €1200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Toronto to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1100
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via Washington Dulles, Rome
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€290 - €900
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via Newark, Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€280 - €900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Palermo via Boston, Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€480 - €1100
Flights from Toronto to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€450 - €1100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Toronto to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1100
Flights from Toronto to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€400 - €1300
Flights from Toronto to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€390 - €1400
Flights from Toronto to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€450 - €1100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Toronto to Palermo via Zurich
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€390 - €1100
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Palermo via Boston, Zurich
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€440 - €1100
Flights from Toronto to Catania via Zurich
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€390 - €1100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Palermo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€390 - €1100
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via New York JFK, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
12h 34m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€340 - €900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Palermo via Montreal, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€390 - €1100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Palermo via Montreal, Rome
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€390 - €1100
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Palermo via Montreal, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€390 - €1100
Flights from Toronto to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€390 - €1100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via Newark, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€280 - €850
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via Washington Dulles, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€290 - €900
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via Newark, Naples
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€290 - €900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Palermo via Montreal, Brussels
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€390 - €1100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Buffalo to Palermo via Newark, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€290 - €900
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Toronto to Catania via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€430 - €1200
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 Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€29 - €32
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€20 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus

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