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How to get from Florence to Palermo

Compare flights, trains, buses and transfers to get from Florence to Palermo


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from Florence to Palermo

How to get from Florence to Palermo

Travel from Florence to Palermo and discover this Sicilia city of 650.000 inhabitants. The distance from Florence to Palermo is 652 kilometers; with Wanderio you can compare the available trains, buses, and flights to get from Florence to Palermo, so that you can organize your trip choosing the fastest route, the most comfortable or the cheapest one. You can choose among different choices and organize your trip according to your needs, depending on whether you are looking for the fastest, the most comfortable or perhaps the cheapest travel solution. For example, by choosing a flight from Florence to Palermo, you’ll get to your destination in about 1 hour on average; flight ticket prices start from 30 €. Going from Florence to Palermo by train instead? Prices for your ticket start from 63 € and the train journey takes about 13 hours on average.

Trains Florence - Palermo

You can get from Florence to Palermo by train, thanks to the 12 daily routes provided by Trenitalia. The train ride from Florence to Palermo takes about 13 hours on average and the average train ticket is 95€. If you book in advance, you can find the best fares and save 42% on average on your train ticket, with prices starting from 63€. Travelling Italy by train can often be cheap.

Buses Florence - Palermo

Coaches from Florence to Palermo are comfortable and rather cheap; you can travel with Baltour on one of the 1 buses that every day link Florence to Palermo and get you to your destination in about 19 hours on average. Florence - Palermo bus tickets cost 71€ on average. Thanks to low cost fares though, you can find cheap buses at prices as low as 71€. Travelling Italy by bus could be the cheapest solution for you low budget trips.

Flights Florence - Palermo

To get to Palermo from Florence you can take a flight from Florence Airport, Peretola, which is the closest airport to Florence, and arrive at Palermo Airport, the airport the best serves Palermo. The average price for a Florence to Palermo flight is 263€, but you can find low cost flights as well, with prices starting from 30€. Getting from Florence to Palermo by flight takes about 1 hour on average; however, you need to consider the time to get to the airport and pass the security checks. You can count on 66 daily connections between Florence and Palermo provided by Ryanair, IBERIA, and British Airways. Palermo Airport is the closest airport to Palermo and is 21.3 kilometers away from the city center; you can get to Palermo in 32 minutes thanks to airport shuttles from Palermo Airport to Palermo.