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from Milan to Palermo

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

Our recommendation

To get from Milan to Palermo on Oct 17 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMMilan Malpensa Airport1h45 10:45AMPalermo Airport
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$621One-way
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09:55PMMilan Malpensa Airport1h45 11:40PMPalermo Airport
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$501One-way
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09:10AMMilan Linate Airport1h35 10:45AMPalermo Airport
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$811One-way
10:20PMMilan Linate Airport1h35 11:55PMPalermo Airport
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$691One-way
08:15AMMilan Malpensa Airport1h40 09:55AMPalermo Airport
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$931One-way

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Sun
Oct 17
$168Intercity
$113Autoservizi Salemi
$50Wizz Air
Mon
Oct 18
$117Intercity Notte
$113Autoservizi Salemi
$50Wizz Air
Tue
Oct 19
$104Intercity Notte
$108Autoservizi Salemi
$8Malta Air
Wed
Oct 20
$104Intercity Notte
$108Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Thu
Oct 21
$104Intercity Notte
$111Flixbus
$16Malta Air
Fri
Oct 22
$104Intercity Notte
$113Autoservizi Salemi
$44Wizz Air
Sat
Oct 23
$104Intercity Notte
$123Flixbus
$16Malta Air
Sun
Oct 24
$104Intercity Notte
$108Autoservizi Salemi
$19Wizz Air
Mon
Oct 25
$104Intercity Notte
$113Autoservizi Salemi
$69easyJet
Tue
Oct 26
$98Intercity Notte
$150sais
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Wed
Oct 27
$98Intercity Notte
$108Autoservizi Salemi
$16Malta Air
Thu
Oct 28
$149Frecciarossa
$150sais
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Fri
Oct 29
$168Intercity
$113Autoservizi Salemi
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Sat
Oct 30
$117Intercity Notte
$118Flixbus
$58Alitalia
Sun
Oct 31
$104Intercity Notte
$111Flixbus
$6Malta Air
Mon
Nov 1
$104Intercity Notte
$108Autoservizi Salemi
$6Malta Air
Tue
Nov 2
$98Intercity Notte
$111Flixbus
$22Wizz Air
Wed
Nov 3
$77Intercity
$108Autoservizi Salemi
$6Malta Air
Thu
Nov 4
$92Intercity Notte
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Fri
Nov 5
$98Intercity Notte
$106Flixbus
$6Wizz Air

Travel Information between Milan and Palermo

distanceDistance549 miles (886 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$108 - $157
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $108 (€88) • 20 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $125 (€102) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAutoservizi Salemi, easyJet or Intercity

Travel 549 miles (886 km) by bus, flight or train from Milan to Palermo. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $108 (€88). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Autoservizi Salemi, easyJet or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Milan to Palermo.

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FAQs
How do I go from Milan to Palermo?

You can travel to Palermo from Milan 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Milan and Palermo is by taking a bus with an average price of $108 (€88).

This is compared to other travel options to Palermo:

Taking a bus is about $17 (€14) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $125 (€102) for this trip.

A bus is generally $49 (€40) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $157 (€128) from Milan to Palermo.

What is the fastest way from Milan to Palermo?

The quickest way to travel to Palermo from Milan is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 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.

What is the distance from Milan to Palermo?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Milan to Palermo?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Palermo is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

Where do I depart from Milan? Where do I arrive in Palermo?

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

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

  • Autoservizi Salemi can take you to Palermo by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Autoservizi Salemi from Milan to Palermo for $108 (€88).
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Palermo by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Milan to Palermo tickets on Omio for $125 (€102).
  • Travel with Intercity to go to Palermo by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Intercity Milan to Palermo tickets on Omio for $157 (€128).
Is there a direct service 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 between Milan and Palermo.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Milan to Palermo ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Milan to Palermo don't make Palermo their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Palermo are Catania, Rome or Naples, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Palermo to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Palermo from Milan online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Milan to Palermo, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $108 (€88) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $125 (€102) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $157 (€128) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Milan to Palermo tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey