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How to get from Rome to Palermo

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


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from Rome to Palermo

How to get from Rome to Palermo

Travel from Rome to Palermo and discover this Sicilia city of 650.000 inhabitants. The distance from Rome to Palermo is 425 kilometers; with Wanderio you can compare the available flights, buses, and trains to get from Rome 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 Rome to Palermo, you’ll get to your destination in about 1 hour on average; flight ticket prices start from 156 €. Going from Rome to Palermo by train instead? Prices for your ticket start from 13 € and the train journey takes about 3 hours on average.

Flights Rome - Palermo

To get to Palermo from Rome you can take a flight from Rome Ciampino Airport, which is the closest airport to Rome, and arrive at Palermo Airport, the airport the best serves Palermo. The average price for a Rome to Palermo flight is 336€, but you can find low cost flights as well, with prices starting from 156€. Getting from Rome 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 29 daily connections between Rome and Palermo provided by Alitalia, British Airways, and IBERIA. 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.

Buses Rome - Palermo

Coaches from Rome to Palermo are comfortable and rather cheap; you can travel with BusCenter on one of the 12 buses that every day link Rome to Palermo and get you to your destination in about 12 hours on average. Rome - Palermo bus tickets cost 34€ on average. Thanks to low cost fares though, you can find cheap buses at prices as low as 31€. Travelling Italy by bus could be the cheapest solution for you low budget trips.

Trains Rome - Palermo

You can get from Rome to Palermo by train, thanks to the 163 daily routes provided by ItaloTreno and Trenitalia. The train ride from Rome to Palermo takes about 3 hours on average and the average train ticket is 104€. If you book in advance, you can find the best fares and save 42% on average on your train ticket, with prices starting from 13€. Travelling Italy by train can often be cheap.