How to travel from Palermo to Milan

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from Palermo to Milan

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

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To get from Palermo to Milan on Oct 05 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Palermo and Milan

distanceDistance549 miles (886 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $200
fastestFastest modeFlight • $200 (€192) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, ITA or Intercity

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 549 miles (886 km) to Milan from Palermo. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, ITA or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Palermo to Milan.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Milan 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 Palermo to Milan.
FAQs

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Palermo to Milan. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Milan is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€21) compared to other travel options to Milan:

Taking a ferry is about $11 (€11) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $33 (€32) for this trip.

A ferry is generally $178 (€171) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $200 (€192) from Palermo to Milan.

A ferry is $111 (€107) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Palermo to Milan costing on average $133 (€128).

The fastest way from Palermo to Milan is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Milan that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Milan by bus can take on average 19 h 10 min.

In comparison, getting to Milan by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Milan by train can take on average 14 h 30 min.

The distance from Palermo to Milan is approximately 549 miles (886 km).

The average frequency per day from Palermo to Milan is:

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

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

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Palermo to Milan depart from Palermo to Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Palermo Airport and arrive in Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Palermo Centrale to Milano Centrale.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Milan. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Palermo to Milan tickets on Omio for $33 (€32).
  • ITA can get you to Milan by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with ITA from Palermo to Milan for $200 (€192) on Omio.
  • Travel with Intercity for trains to Milan. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Intercity Palermo to Milan tickets on Omio for $133 (€128).

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus.
  • You can book a direct flight with Ryanair or Neos Air.
  • You can travel directly by train with Intercity Notte.

Direct services to Milan 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.

Omio customers who travel from Palermo to Milan often also extend their vacation to go to Rome, Paris or Naples. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Milan and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket costs $33 (€32) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $200 (€192) one way on average.
  • A ferry ticket costs $22 (€21) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $133 (€128) one way on average for this route.

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

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