How to get from Venice to Palermo by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Venice to Palermo is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||507 miles (818 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$164 - $185|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $164 (€141) • 23 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $182 (€156) • 21 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, ITA or Intercity|
Travel 507 miles (818 km) by bus, flight or train from Venice to Palermo. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 21 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $164 (€141). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, ITA or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Venice to Palermo.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $40 (€35). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
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.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Wizz Air is one of the leading low-cost airlines offering flights within and outside Europe, and you can choose between Basic, Wixx Go, Wizz Plus & Flex ticket types for your travel between Venice and Palermo.
There are 3 ways to get from Venice to Palermo: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel to Palermo from Venice is a bus with an average price of $164 (€141).
This is compared to other travel options from Venice to Palermo:
A bus is $18 (€15) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $182 (€156) from Venice to Palermo.
A bus is $20 (€17) less than a train with an average ticket price of $185 (€158) from Venice to Palermo.
The fastest way to get to Palermo from Venice is by flight with an average travel time of 21 h 10 min.
Other travel options to Palermo take longer:
Bus takes 23 h 40 min on average.
Train takes 22 h 2 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 507 miles (818 km) between Venice and Palermo.
The average frequency per day from Venice to Palermo is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Venice to Palermo as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Venice to Palermo:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Venice to Palermo with the following travel companies:
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 journey.
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