How to travel from Palermo to Rome

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from Palermo to Rome

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

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flight

To get from Palermo to Rome on Aug 14 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:05PMPalermo Airport1h10 08:15PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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621One-way
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09:00PMPalermo17h00 02:00PMRome
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431One-way
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08:10PMPalermo Airport1h10 09:20PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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621One-way
10:10AMPalermo Airport1h10 11:20AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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771One-way
06:10AMPalermo Airport1h10 07:20AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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661One-way

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Travel Information from Palermo to Rome

distanceDistance264 miles (426 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$65 - $356
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $65 (€60) • 12 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $356 (€330) • 1 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAutoservizi Salemi, ITA or Intercity Notte

Travel 264 miles (426 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Palermo to Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $65 (€60). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Autoservizi Salemi, ITA or Intercity Notte among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Palermo to Rome.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel between Palermo and Rome. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Rome from Palermo is by taking a bus, which costs on average $65 (€60).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rome:

A bus is generally $291 (€270) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $356 (€330) from Palermo to Rome.

A bus is $104 (€96) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Palermo to Rome costing on average $169 (€156).

The quickest way to travel between Palermo and Rome is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 9 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 12 h   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 10 h 50 min   on average.

The distance from Palermo to Rome is approximately 264 miles (426 km).

The average frequency per day from Palermo to Rome is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Rome 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 from Palermo to Rome:

  • Buses mostly depart from Palermo and arrive in Rome, Termini.
  • Flights most often depart from Palermo at Palermo Airport and arrive in Rome at Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Trains from Palermo to Rome most often leave from Palermo Centrale and arrive in Roma Termini.

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

  • You can travel between Palermo and Rome by bus with Autoservizi Salemi. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $65 (€60) with Autoservizi Salemi from Palermo to Rome.
  • You can travel to Rome from Palermo by flight with ITA. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $356 (€330) with ITA from Palermo to Rome.
  • You can travel by train from Palermo to Rome with Intercity Notte, and you can find Intercity Notte Palermo to Rome tickets for $169 (€156) on Omio.

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

  • You can check for a direct bus to Rome with Flixbus, Autoservizi Salemi or Itabus with 1 direct bus per day.
  • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Rome with Intercity or Intercity Notte.

Direct services to Rome 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 route.

Many of our customers traveling from Palermo to Rome don't make Rome their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Rome are Milan, Florence or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Rome to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $65 (€60) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $356 (€330) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $169 (€156) one way.

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

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