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from Milan to Palermo

You can get from Milan to Palermo by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Milan to Palermo on Jan 28 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:20AMMilan Malpensa Airport1h45 11:05AMPalermo Airport
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$121One-way
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09:20AMMilan Malpensa Airport1h45 11:05AMPalermo Airport
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05:05PMMilan Malpensa Airport1h45 06:50PMPalermo Airport
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$481One-way
07:10PMMilan Malpensa Airport1h45 08:55PMPalermo Airport
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$581One-way
08:05PMMilan Malpensa Airport1h45 09:50PMPalermo Airport
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Fri
Jan 28
$151Intercity
$117Autoservizi Salemi
$12Wizz Air
Sat
Jan 29
$100Intercity Notte
$144sais
$34Wizz Air
Sun
Jan 30
$112Intercity Notte
$144sais
$6Wizz Air
Mon
Jan 31
$90Intercity
$117Autoservizi Salemi
$12Wizz Air
Tue
Feb 1
$86Intercity
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$6Malta Air
Wed
Feb 2
$86Intercity
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$6Malta Air
Thu
Feb 3
$94Intercity Notte
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$6Malta Air
Fri
Feb 4
$90Intercity
$109Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Sat
Feb 5
$94Intercity
$144sais
$6Malta Air
Sun
Feb 6
$86Intercity
$144sais
$6Wizz Air
Mon
Feb 7
$90Intercity
$104Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Tue
Feb 8
$66Intercity
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$6Wizz Air
Wed
Feb 9
$66Intercity
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Thu
Feb 10
$86Intercity
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$6Malta Air
Fri
Feb 11
$90Intercity
$104Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Sat
Feb 12
$101Frecciarossa
$144sais
$6Malta Air
Sun
Feb 13
$90Intercity
$144sais
$6Wizz Air
Mon
Feb 14
$90Intercity
$104Autoservizi Salemi
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Tue
Feb 15
$72Intercity
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$6Wizz Air
Wed
Feb 16
$62Intercity
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$6Malta Air

Travel Information between Milan and Palermo

distanceDistance549 miles (886 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $106
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $6 (€5) • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $6 (€5) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAutoservizi Salemi, Malta Air or Intercity

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 549 miles (886 km) between Milan and Palermo. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Autoservizi Salemi, Malta Air or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Milan to Palermo.

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FAQs

What are the ways to get from Milan to Palermo?

There are 3 travel options from Milan to Palermo: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Milan to Palermo?

The cheapest way to travel to Palermo from Milan is by taking a flight with an average price of $6 (€5).

This is compared to other travel options to Palermo:

A flight is generally $99 (€83) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $106 (€88) from Milan to Palermo.

Taking a flight is about $45 (€38) less than taking a train, which costs on average $51 (€43) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get from Milan to Palermo?

The quickest way to travel to Palermo from Milan is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 20 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 20 h 45 min.

How many miles from Milan to Palermo would I travel?

Palermo is approximately 549 miles (886 km) away from Milan.

How many services a day are there to Palermo from Milan?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Palermo is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Milan to Palermo as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Milan and Palermo, what are the departure and arrival points in Milan and Palermo?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Milan to Palermo:

  • Buses mostly leave from Milan, Stazione Centrale and tend to arrive in Palermo, Via Brasa (Ottica Universitaria Outlet).
  • Flights from Milan to Palermo most often leave from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Palermo Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Milan at Milano Centrale and arrive in Palermo at Palermo Centrale.

Which travel companies can get me from Milan to Palermo?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Milan to Palermo, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Autoservizi Salemi to go to Palermo by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Autoservizi Salemi Milan to Palermo tickets on Omio for $106 (€88).
  • Travel with Malta Air for flights to Palermo. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Malta Air Milan to Palermo tickets on Omio for $6 (€5).
  • Intercity can take you to Palermo by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Intercity from Milan to Palermo for $51 (€43).

Can I find a direct route to Palermo from Milan?

Yes, there are direct services available from Milan to Palermo with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with Intercity Notte with 1 direct train per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Palermo as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Palermo from Milan.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Milan to Palermo?

Looking to extend your trip from Milan to Palermo? Many Omio customers who go from Milan to Palermo usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Catania, Rome or Naples. If you're looking to explore Catania, Rome or Naples from Palermo, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When should I book a ticket from Milan to Palermo online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Milan to Palermo, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $106 (€88) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $6 (€5) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $51 (€43) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Milan to Palermo online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.