How to travel from Naples to Palermo

Compare ferry, train, bus, and flight tickets to find the best option for you.

Mon, Jul 15
+ Add return
QR-Code
Scan to get our free app
Use our app to get live travel updates and book mobile tickets for trains, buses, flights, and ferries.
App Store
rate4.9
42K ratings
Google Play
rate4.6
136K reviews

Travel Information between Naples and Palermo

distanceDistance193 miles (311 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFerry, train, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$12 - $61
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 8 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $61 (€52) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus, GNV, Volotea or Intercity

Take a ferry, train, bus or flight to travel 193 miles (311 km) between Naples and Palermo. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Itabus, GNV, Volotea or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Naples to Palermo.

Travel options
from Naples to Palermo

How to get from Naples to Palermo by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
ferry

The best way to travel from Naples to Palermo is by taking a ferry because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Grimaldi
10:30PM8h30
Naples
07:00AMPalermo
$311One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Grimaldi
10:30PM8h30
Naples
07:00AMPalermo
$311One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
easyJet
04:35PM0h55
Naples International Airport (NAP)
05:30PMPalermo Airport (PMO)
$1831One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Intercity
09:50AM9h12
Naples Centrale
07:02PMPalermo Centrale
$741One-way
0 transfers
Intercity
01:45PM9h05
Naples Centrale
10:50PMPalermo Centrale
$741One-way
0 transfers
Italo
12:00PM9h15
Naples Centrale
09:15PMPalermo Centrale
$1011One-way
1 transfer
Itabus
09:30PM10h50
Napoli, Autostazione Metropark
08:20AMPalermo
$351One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
03:45PM18h35
Napoli, Napoli Centrale
10:20AMPalermo
$1001One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
03:55PM20h10
Naples
12:05PMPalermo
$1131One-way
1 transfer
Volotea
10:35AM1h00
Naples International Airport (NAP)
11:35AMPalermo Airport (PMO)
$1221One-way
0 transfers
easyJet
07:00AM1h00
Naples International Airport (NAP)
08:00AMPalermo Airport (PMO)
$1211One-way
0 transfers
ITA
06:35AM2h45
Naples International Airport (NAP)
09:20AMPalermo Airport (PMO)
$1381One-way
1 transfer
Gnv
08:00PM12h00
Naples
08:00AMPalermo
$511One-way
0 transfers
Tirrenia
08:15PM10h30
Naples
06:45AMPalermo
$611One-way
0 transfers

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, flight, and ferry .

Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

Mon
Jul 15
Tue
Jul 16
Wed
Jul 17
Thu
Jul 18
Fri
Jul 19
Sat
Jul 20
Sun
Jul 21
Mon
Jul 22
Tue
Jul 23
Wed
Jul 24
Thu
Jul 25
Fri
Jul 26
Sat
Jul 27
Sun
Jul 28
Mon
Jul 29
Tue
Jul 30
Wed
Jul 31
Thu
Aug 01
Fri
Aug 02
Sat
Aug 03
Sun
Aug 04

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Naples to Palermo

Find the best trip from Naples to Palermo with Intercity, Italo and Ryanair. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Trenitalia Intercity is a high-speed train service operated by the Italian national railway company, Trenitalia. It operates throughout the country, with services running from early morning to late evening. The Intercity trains come in two types: the Intercity Plus, which is the fastest and most comfortable, and the Intercity, which is slightly slower but still offers a comfortable journey. Onboard facilities include air conditioning, power sockets, Wi-Fi, and a bar service. There are several ticket types available, including Standard, Super Economy, and Business. The most popular routes for Trenitalia Intercity are from Rome to Milan, Naples to Florence, and Turin to Venice.

    Italo is a brand of high-speed travel from the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV) offering regular services to popular cities around Italy, such as Rome, Naples, Florence and Milan. Among its fleet of travel are the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly travel that can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). You can choose from the following Italo ticket types when purchasing tickets from Naples to Palermo: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex. Italo offers four different class options: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Standard services in all Italo travel include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of films, music and games). While some amenities may differ based on the class option booked, each travel car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort.

        FAQs: Travel from Naples to Palermo

        FAQs: Travel 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 Naples to Palermo.
        FAQs

        You can get from Naples to Palermo 4 different ways: ferry, train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Naples to Palermo is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $12 (€10) compared to other travel options to Palermo:

        A bus is $17 (€15) less than a ferry with an average ticket price of $29 (€25) from Naples to Palermo.

        Taking a bus costs $49 (€42) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $61 (€52) for the same trip.

        Taking a bus costs $40 (€35) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $52 (€45).

        The fastest way from Naples to Palermo is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Palermo that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 8 h 55 min.

        Ferry takes on average 8 h 30 min.

        Train takes 8 h 55 min on average.

        The distance is approximately 193 miles (311 km) from Naples to Palermo.

        The average frequency per day from Naples to Palermo is:

        • 1 bus per day.
        • 1 ferry per day.
        • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

        • Buses mostly depart from Naples Capodichino Airport Terminal Bus and arrive in Palermo, Via Tommaso Fazello (Terminal Bus).
        • Flights most often depart from Naples at Naples International Airport and arrive in Palermo at Palermo Airport.
        • Trains from Naples to Palermo most often leave from Naples Centrale and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Naples to Palermo:

        • You can go to Palermo from Naples by bus with Itabus, FlixBus, Italo, BlaBlaCar or Autoservizi Salemi. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $12 (€10) with Itabus from Naples to Palermo on Omio.
        • You can go to Palermo from Naples by ferry with GNV, Tirrenia, Grimaldi, Tirrenia, Academy, Fred. Olsen Express or Alpha Lines. You'll see cheap ferry tickets for $29 (€25) with Grimaldi from Naples to Palermo on Omio.
        • You can take a flight from Naples to Palermo with Volotea, easyJet, Ryanair, Malta Air or Alitalia. Cheap tickets can be found for $61 (€52) with Volotea from Naples to Palermo.
        • You can travel from Naples to Palermo by train with Intercity or Intercity Notte. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $56 (€48) with Intercity from Naples to Palermo.

        Yes, there are direct routes from Naples to Palermo with the following travel companies:

        • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Palermo with Itabus or FlixBus.
        • You'll find 1 direct ferry a day to Palermo with GNV, Tirrenia or Tirrenia.
        • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Palermo with Intercity.

        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.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Naples to Palermo often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Catania, Rome, Cefalù, Milan or Trapani. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Naples and Palermo itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Palermo and any of these top destinations today!
        HomeTravelTravel to ItalyTravel to PalermoHow to travel from Naples to Palermo

        The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

        We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

        ios-badge
        android-badge
        Hand With Phone
        More routes, destinations and providers
        Currency
        Language