How to get from Madrid to Palermo

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from Madrid to Palermo

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

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flight

To get from Madrid to Palermo on 25 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:55Madrid Barajas Airport6h25 18:20Palermo Airport
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£1841One-way
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22:30Madrid Barajas Airport14h15 12:45Palermo Airport
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£1231One-way
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11:55Madrid Barajas Airport11h00 22:55Palermo Airport
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£1841One-way
15:00Madrid Barajas Airport7h55 22:55Palermo Airport
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£2271One-way
11:55Madrid Barajas Airport21h30 09:25Palermo Airport
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£1841One-way

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Travel Information from Madrid to Palermo

distanceDistance923 miles (1488 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £70 • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesITA

Take a flight to travel 923 miles (1488 km) from Madrid to Palermo. ITA is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct from Madrid to Palermo.

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FAQs

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Palermo, Italy is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Spain?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Palermo if travelling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What measures do I need to follow in Palermo, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 23/05/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Palermo from Madrid.

The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from Italy is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Madrid from Palermo restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Madrid from Palermo?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Madrid, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 23/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Palermo closer to your date of departure here.

Getting from Madrid to Palermo includes taking a flight.

The fastest way to travel from Madrid to Palermo is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 35 min.

Palermo is approximately 923 miles (1488 km) away from Madrid.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Palermo:

  • Most travellers board their plane from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Palermo Airport.

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Madrid to Palermo:

  • You can travel from Madrid to Palermo by flight with ITA. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £70 with ITA from Madrid to Palermo.
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When planning your trip from Madrid to Palermo, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average £70 one way.

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

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