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How to get from Messina to Palermo

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


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from Messina to Palermo

How to get from Messina to Palermo

Travel from Messina to Palermo and discover this Sicilia city of 650.000 inhabitants. The distance from Messina to Palermo is 312 kilometers; with Wanderio you can compare the available trains and flights to get from Messina 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 train from Messina to Palermo, you’ll get to your destination in about 3 hours on average; train ticket prices start from 12 €. Going from Messina to Palermo by flight instead? Prices for your ticket start from 119 € and the flight journey takes about 4 hours on average.

Trains Messina - Palermo

You can get from Messina to Palermo by train, thanks to the 8 daily routes provided by Trenitalia. The train ride from Messina to Palermo takes about 3 hours on average and the average train ticket is 15€. If you book in advance, you can find the best fares and save 42% on average on your train ticket, with prices starting from 12€. Travelling Italy by train can often be cheap.

Flights Messina - Palermo

To get to Palermo from Messina you can take a flight from Reggio di Calabria Airport, which is the closest airport to Messina, and arrive at Palermo Airport, the airport the best serves Palermo. The average price for a Messina to Palermo flight is 220€, but you can find low cost flights as well, with prices starting from 119€. Getting from Messina to Palermo by flight takes about 4 hours on average; however, you need to consider the time to get to the airport and pass the security checks. You can count on 34 daily connections between Messina and Palermo provided by Alitalia. Palermo Airport is the closest airport to Palermo and is 34.2 kilometers away from the city center; you can get to Palermo in about 1 hour thanks to airport shuttles from Palermo Airport to Palermo.