Milan to Palermo bus

Cheap bus tickets from Milan to Palermo

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Cheapest

70

Average

88

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.

Cheapest
07:30AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano25h10 08:40AMPalermo
1 transfer
701One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:45AMMilano, San Donato21h00 07:45AMPalermo
1 transfer
971One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:00AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano21h45 07:45AMPalermo
1 transfer
971One-way

Bus schedule from Milan to Palermo

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07:30AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano25h10 08:40AMPalermo
1 transfer
10:00AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano21h45 07:45AMPalermo
1 transfer
10:45AMMilano, San Donato21h00 07:45AMPalermo
1 transfer

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Bus times from Milan to Palermo

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Fastest Journey

21 h

Average

22 h 38 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

887 km

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

Fastest
10:45AMMilano, San Donato21h00 07:45AMPalermo
1 transfer
971One-way
2nd Fastest
10:00AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano21h45 07:45AMPalermo
1 transfer
971One-way
07:30AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano25h10 08:40AMPalermo
1 transfer
701One-way

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Overview: Bus from Milan to Palermo

distanceDistance549 miles (886 km)
durationAverage bus duration20 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$86 (€79)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesAutoservizi Salemi, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, Autoservizi Salemi, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar or Alsa

Buses from Milan to Palermo cover the 549 miles (886 km) long route taking on average 20 h 10 min with our travel partners like Autoservizi Salemi, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, Autoservizi Salemi, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar or Alsa. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $86 (€79), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $61 (€56). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Palermo.

Bus companies: FlixBus and Alsa from Milan to Palermo

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FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: $82

Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

    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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Palermo from Milan

    Take the bus to Palermo easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Milan to Palermo.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Palermo from Milan for as low as $61 (€56)  for the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $86 (€79)  for a bus ticket between Milan and Palermo.
    You should expect to travel around 549 miles (886 km)  between Milan and Palermo by bus.
    On average the Milan to Palermo bus travel time is 20 h 10 min  for the 549 miles (886 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    There are a few bus stations in Milan to start your trip from including Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Novegro-Tregarezzo, Aeroporto di Milano Linate. In Palermo you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Palermo, Palermo, Politeama and Palermo, Autostazione - Piazza Cairoli.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Milano Centrale   and arrive in Palermo.

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Milano Centrale, which is located around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Palermo, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center.

    For the best Milan to Palermo bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Autoservizi Salemi, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, Autoservizi Salemi, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar or Alsa. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services to Palermo from Milan to compare what amenities they may offer.
    If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
    The first Milan to Palermo bus departs at 5: 30 AM   and the last bus from Milan to Palermo leaves at 12: 30 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Milan to Palermo on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this trip and save money. If you book bus tickets from Milan to Palermo within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $86 (€79) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from Milan to Palermo a few months in advance.

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