How to get from Milan to Palermo by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Milan to Palermo is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||549 miles (886 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$69 - $71|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $69 (€60) • 22 h 24 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus or Intercity Notte|
Take a bus or train to travel 549 miles (886 km) to Palermo from Milan. A train is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about $69 (€60). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or Intercity Notte among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Milan to Palermo.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $47 (€42). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Trenitalia is Italy’s national railroad company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of travel include its high-speed travel Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and night travel. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia travel.
Taking a travel with Trenitalia is a great way to travel from Milan to Palermo, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 549 miles (886 km) long travel journey. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Milan to Palermo trip with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia travel schedule, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes to Palermo from Milan, and buy your cheap Trenitalia travel ticket on Omio easily and securely today.
Alsa is the main travel company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK travel 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 travel journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal travel with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe travel like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
EasyJet is a British multinational budget airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN) and the largest UK-based airline based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to more than 150 destinations in Europe and North Africa, making it a very popular low-cost carrier for travelers. To keep fares as low as possible, tickets are non-refundable, and no complimentary snacks are served onboard. All easyJet fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for travelers bringing hand luggage and checked luggage.
There are 2 ways to get from Milan to Palermo: bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Milan to Palermo is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $69 (€60) compared to other travel options to Palermo:
A train is $2 (€2) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $71 (€62) from Milan to Palermo.
The fastest way to get to Palermo from Milan is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 40 min.
Other travel options to Palermo take longer:
Getting to Palermo by bus takes 23 h 10 min on average.
Train takes 22 h 24 min on average.
The distance is approximately 549 miles (886 km) from Milan to Palermo.
The average frequency per day from Milan to Palermo is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Milan and Palermo as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Milan to Palermo:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Milan to Palermo with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Palermo tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.
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