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from Bologna to Palermo

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

Our recommendation

To get from Bologna to Palermo on 8 Dec we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:35Bologna Airport1h20 22:55Palermo Airport
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£271One-way
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21:35Bologna Airport1h20 22:55Palermo Airport
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£271One-way
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13:10Bologna Airport1h30 14:40Palermo Airport
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£511One-way
06:35Bologna Airport1h30 08:05Palermo Airport
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£591One-way
20:15Bologna Airport1h30 21:45Palermo Airport
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£741One-way

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Tue
7 Dec
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£76Flixbus
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Wed
8 Dec
£106Frecciargento
£62Flixbus
£27Wizz Air
Thu
9 Dec
£65Intercity
£53Flixbus
£19Malta Air
Fri
10 Dec
£83Intercity Notte
£71Flixbus
£9Malta Air
Sat
11 Dec
£69Intercity
£104sais
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Sun
12 Dec
£88Intercity Notte
£53Flixbus
£12Wizz Air
Mon
13 Dec
£70Intercity
£53Flixbus
£23Malta Air
Tue
14 Dec
£70Intercity
£53Flixbus
£9Malta Air
Wed
15 Dec
£58Intercity
£71Flixbus
£9Wizz Air
Thu
16 Dec
£56Intercity
£76Autoservizi Salemi
£9Malta Air
Fri
17 Dec
£106Intercity
£76Autoservizi Salemi
£44Malta Air
Sat
18 Dec
£106Intercity
£86Autoservizi Salemi
£68Malta Air
Sun
19 Dec
£106Intercity
£80Flixbus
£59Wizz Air
Mon
20 Dec
£106Intercity
£79Autoservizi Salemi
£72Wizz Air
Tue
21 Dec
£106Intercity
£86Autoservizi Salemi
£82Malta Air
Wed
22 Dec
£106Intercity
£93Autoservizi Salemi
£125Malta Air
Thu
23 Dec
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£93Autoservizi Salemi
£196Malta Air
Fri
24 Dec
£127Frecciarossa
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£171Wizz Air
Sat
25 Dec
£80Frecciarossa
£76Flixbus
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Sun
26 Dec
£65Intercity
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£44Malta Air
Mon
27 Dec
£79Intercity
£76Flixbus
£54Wizz Air

Travel Information between Bologna and Palermo

distanceDistance451 miles (728 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£45 - £106
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £45 • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £45 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Wizz Air or Intercity

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 451 miles (728 km) to Palermo from Bologna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £45. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Wizz Air or Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bologna to Palermo.

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FAQs
What are my Bologna to Palermo travel options?

There are 3 travel options from Bologna to Palermo: coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Bologna to Palermo the cheapest way?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Bologna to Palermo. Tickets for a flight cost on average £45.

This is compared to other travel options to Palermo:

A flight journey is usually £26 less than a journey to Palermo by coach, which costs on average £71 for the same trip.

A flight is £61 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Bologna to Palermo costing on average £106.

What is the quickest way from Bologna to Palermo?

The fastest way to get to Palermo from Bologna is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 16 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 17 h 50 min   on average.

How far is it from Bologna to Palermo?

Palermo is approximately 451 miles (728 km) away from Bologna.

Where do I depart from Bologna? Where do I arrive in Palermo?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bologna to Palermo:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Bologna, Autostazione and arrive in Palermo, Via Brasa (Ottica Universitaria Outlet).
  • Flights most often depart from Bologna at Bologna Airport and arrive in Palermo at Palermo Airport.
  • Trains from Bologna to Palermo most often leave from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Palermo Centrale.
Which travel companies can get me from Bologna to Palermo?

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

  • You can take a coach from Bologna to Palermo with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £71 with Flixbus from Bologna to Palermo.
  • You can go to Palermo from Bologna by plane with Wizz Air. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £45 with Wizz Air from Bologna to Palermo on Omio.
  • You can go to Palermo from Bologna by train with Intercity. You'll see cheap train tickets for £106 with Intercity from Bologna to Palermo on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Bologna to Palermo?
Looking to extend your trip from Bologna to Palermo? Many Omio customers who go from Bologna to Palermo usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Catania, Rome or Milan. If you're looking to explore Catania, Rome or Milan from Palermo, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book tickets between Bologna and Palermo online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £71 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £45 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £106 one way.

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