How to travel from Taranto to Palermo

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from Taranto to Palermo

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

Our recommendation

To get from Taranto to Palermo on Sep 27 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:20PMBari Palese Airport5h05 08:25PMPalermo Airport
1 transfer
11:00PMTaranto9h55 08:55AMPalermo
0 transfers
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07:20PMBari Palese Airport3h35 10:55PMPalermo Airport
1 transfer
03:10PMBrindisi Airport5h15 08:25PMPalermo Airport
1 transfer
03:20PMBari Palese Airport6h40 10:00PMPalermo Airport
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Taranto and Palermo

distanceDistance262 miles (423 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $152
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $31 (€29) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $31 (€29) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Ryanair or Trenitalia

Travel 262 miles (423 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Taranto to Palermo. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Ryanair or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Taranto to Palermo.

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There are 4 travel options from Taranto to Palermo: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Palermo from Taranto is by taking a flight, which costs on average $31 (€29).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Palermo:

A flight is generally $4 (€4) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $35 (€33) from Taranto to Palermo.

Taking a flight is usually $121 (€114) less than taking a train to Palermo, which costs on average $152 (€143) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Palermo from Taranto is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Palermo can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 9 h 55 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 13 h 42 min   on average.

The distance from Taranto to Palermo is approximately 262 miles (423 km).

The average frequency per day from Taranto to Palermo is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Palermo from Taranto 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 Taranto to Palermo:

  • Buses from Taranto to Palermo most often leave from Taranto, Porto Mercantile and arrive in Palermo.
  • Trains from Taranto to Palermo most often leave from Taranto, Porto Mercantile and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Palermo by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Taranto to Palermo for $35 (€33) on Omio.
  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Palermo. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Taranto to Palermo tickets on Omio for $31 (€29).
  • Trenitalia can get you to Palermo by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Trenitalia from Taranto to Palermo for $152 (€143) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Taranto to Palermo with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 1 direct bus per day and travel with Flixbus or Sais Autolinee.

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 from Taranto to Palermo.

Your trip from Taranto to Palermo doesn't have to end in Palermo. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Catania, Rome or Milan. If you’d like to add Catania, Rome or Milan to your Taranto to Palermo tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Palermo today!

Before traveling from Taranto 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 costs $35 (€33) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $31 (€29) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $152 (€143) one way.

But we recommend booking Taranto to Palermo 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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