The cheapest buses from Milan to Palermo

Showing times and prices for Oct 23

Cheapest

$162

Average

$164

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Milan to Palermo will cost around $ 164 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 162.

2nd Cheapest
07:10AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano25h45 08:55AMPalermo
1 changes
$1621One-way
07:50AMMilano, San Donato25h05 08:55AMPalermo
1 changes
$1651One-way

Timetable Milan to Palermo

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sat, Oct 23
07:10AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano25h45 08:55AMPalermo
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07:50AMMilano, San Donato25h05 08:55AMPalermo
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Sat
Oct 23
$173Intercity
$111Flixbus
$50Wizz Air
Sun
Oct 24
$117Intercity Notte
$157sais
$38Wizz Air
Mon
Oct 25
$117Intercity Notte
$99Flixbus
$89Malta Air
Tue
Oct 26
$105Intercity Notte
$99Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Wed
Oct 27
$123Intercity Notte
$106Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Thu
Oct 28
$168Intercity
$118Flixbus
$38Wizz Air
Fri
Oct 29
$206Frecciarossa
$122Autoservizi Salemi
$100Wizz Air
Sat
Oct 30
$117Intercity Notte
$111Flixbus
$38Wizz Air
Sun
Oct 31
$117Intercity Notte
$151sais
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Mon
Nov 1
$105Intercity Notte
$109Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Tue
Nov 2
$99Intercity Notte
$162sais
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Wed
Nov 3
$99Intercity Notte
$109Autoservizi Salemi
$6Malta Air
Thu
Nov 4
$99Intercity Notte
$106Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Fri
Nov 5
$98Intercity
$106Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Sat
Nov 6
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$99Flixbus
$6Malta Air
Sun
Nov 7
$92Intercity Notte
$106Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Mon
Nov 8
$99Intercity Notte
$99Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Thu
Nov 11
$92Intercity Notte
$99Flixbus
$6Wizz Air

The fastest buses from Milan to Palermo

Showing times and prices for Oct 23

Fastest Journey

1d 1 h 5 m

Average

1d 1 h 25 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

887 km

It's difficult to get from Milan to Palermo without transferring at least once.

07:50AMMilano, San Donato25h05 08:55AMPalermo
1 changes
$1651One-way
07:10AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano25h45 08:55AMPalermo
1 changes
$1621One-way

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Bus Information to Palermo from Milan

distanceDistance549 miles (886 km)
durationAverage bus duration20 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$115 (€94)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesBus Center, Baltour, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Flixbus

Buses from Milan to Palermo cover the 549 miles (886 km) long route taking on average 20 h 30 min with our travel partners like Bus Center, Baltour, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $115 (€94), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $99 (€80). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Palermo, Via Brasa (Ottica Universitaria Outlet).

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FlixBus between Milan and Palermo

FlixBus buses will get you between Milan and Palermo from $99 (€80). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Milan and Palermo.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy bus between Milan and Palermo, check Omio for FlixBus buses offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus to take for this 549 miles (886 km) journey between Milan and Palermo, Omio makes it easier than ever to find FlixBus buses at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book bus tickets online. Check the current FlixBus bus schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Milan to Palermo as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your FlixBus bus on Omio. If you search for buses from Milan to Palermo in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the FlixBus tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for FlixBus buses between Milan and Palermo starting at $99 (€80), buy your official FlixBus tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

FlixBus' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Milan and Palermo are the following:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from Milan to Palermo

Bus trips to Milan and Palermo have a total duration of about 20 hours, including the passage over the Strait of Messina. Every day there are generally four journeys: two direct journeys and two routes with change, with a departure in the middle of the day and three evening journeys. The vehicles depart from the Bus Station of Lampugnano or the San Donato Bus Station, while the arrival station in Palermo is located in Piazza Cairoli.

Which bus lines operate the Milan-Palermo route?

The company that makes the direct trip is Bus Center, provides two trips a day and provides between services on board toilets and electrical outlets. The connection with gearbox is offered instead by the line Baltour.

How long does the bus journey from Milan to Palermo take?

The direct trip to Milan Palermo operated by Bus Center bus lines lasts from 19 to 22 hours. The change connection proposed by Baltour provides departures from the Bus Station of Lampugnano, with a journey time between 17 hours and 45 minutes and 18 hours and 30 minutes.

How many buses are there Milan-Palermo?

Two direct rides are scheduled each day, departing around 13:45 and 20:45. Coach services that make trips with change leave Milan in the evening with arrival in the next afternoon. A total of at least 25 connections are guaranteed each week.

Where do the buses Milan-Palermo depart from and where do they arrive?

Milan Palermo buses leave from Lampugnano Bus Station, which can be reached by metro, or from Piazzale San Donato Bus Station, which is connected to the city centre by the M3 underground. The terminus is in Palermo in Piazza Cairoli, connected to the rest of the city by several bus lines.

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FAQs
How much does a cheap bus to Palermo from Milan cost?
Bus tickets to Palermo from Milan for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $99 (€80)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket from Milan to Palermo?
The Milan to Palermo bus ticket price is on average $115 (€94)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Palermo from Milan by bus?
The distance from Milan to Palermo by bus is approximately 549 miles (886 km).
How long is the bus from Milan to Palermo?
The Milan to Palermo bus duration is on average 20 h 30 min, which is to be expected when traveling 549 miles (886 km) between Milan and Palermo. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What bus station in Milan goes to Palermo? What bus station do I come into Palermo from Milan?

There are a few bus stations in Milan to start your route from including Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Milan, Largo Tazio Nuvolari (Romolo). In Palermo you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Palermo, Via Brasa (Ottica Universitaria Outlet), Palermo, Viale dei Picciotti (Segesta Autolinee SRL) and Palermo, Via Francesco Crispi / Molo Piave (Amari Port).

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Milano Centrale   and arrive in Palermo, Via Brasa (Ottica Universitaria Outlet).

Where is the Milan bus station located? Where is the Palermo bus station located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Milano Centrale and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Palermo most often arrive at Palermo, Via Brasa (Ottica Universitaria Outlet) and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Milan to Palermo?
When taking a bus from Milan to Palermo, you can count on Bus Center, Baltour, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Flixbus for the best way to get you to Palermo. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service to Palermo from Milan and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
Are there any direct buses from Milan to Palermo?
Yes, you can look for direct buses from Milan to Palermo with Flixbus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
When is the earliest bus from Milan to Palermo? When is the last bus from Milan to Palermo?
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Milan at 8: 30 AM. The last bus leaves from Milan at 11: 50 AM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Milan to Palermo and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Milan to Palermo bus for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Milan to Palermo is on average $115 (€94) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this journey. In general, you can find bus tickets to Palermo from Milan available a few months in advance.

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