There are 9 ways to get from Venice to Palermo by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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

Fly from Venice  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Palermo (PMO) VCE - PMO

$66 - $252

Cheapest option

Train to Verona, fly  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Palermo (PMO) VRN - PMO

$58 - $282

7 alternative options

Fly from Venice Treviso  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Palermo (PMO) TSF - PMO

$68 - $226

Train to Bologna, fly  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Palermo (PMO) BLQ - PMO

$62 - $231

Train, car ferry  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Fb / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$117 - $266

Train  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$122 - $186

Bus SAIS Autolinee  •  19 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
  2. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo

$233 - $372

Bus Baltour  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS Baltour

$75 - $106

Drive, car ferry  •  21 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Livorno
  2. Take the car ferry from Livorno to Palermo

$112 - $171

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Palermo is to bus which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 20 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Palermo is to fly which takes 3 h 38 min and costs 55€ - 220€.

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The distance between Venice and Palermo is 817 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Venice to Palermo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Venice - Tronchetto and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Messina - Piazza della Repubblica and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Palermo Centrale via Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 24 min.

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

Alitalia and Volotea fly from Venice to Palermo every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Palermo via Roma Termini in around 16 h 24 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Venice to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Bologna to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Bologna to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Verona to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Bologna to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $350
Flights from Verona to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Verona to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
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
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
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
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ferry operators
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
Grimaldi Lines

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