How to get from Palermo to Florence

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from Palermo to Florence

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

Our recommendation

To get from Palermo to Florence on 17 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:05Palermo Airport3h35 22:40Florence Peretola Airport
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18:00Palermo15h00 09:00Florence
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17:05Palermo Airport1h25 18:30Florence Peretola Airport
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15:10Palermo Airport7h30 22:40Florence Peretola Airport
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17:05Palermo Airport1h25 18:30Florence Peretola Airport
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Travel Information to Florence from Palermo

distanceDistance404 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£86 - £174
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £86 • 15 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £174 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Vueling or Intercity

Travel 404 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Palermo and Florence. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £86. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Vueling or Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Palermo to Florence.

Travel Tips: Travel from Palermo to Florence

Travel to Florence easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Palermo to Florence.

There are 4 travel options from Palermo to Florence: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Palermo to Florence is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £86 compared to other travel options to Florence:

A coach is generally £88 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £174 from Palermo to Florence.

A coach journey is usually £3 less than a journey to Florence by train, which costs on average £89 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Palermo to Florence is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

Other travel options between Palermo and Florence can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 15 h   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 12 h 56 min.

The distance between Palermo and Florence is around 404 miles.

The average frequency per day from Palermo to Florence is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Florence from Palermo as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Palermo and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Palermo Airport to Florence Peretola Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Palermo Centrale and arrive in Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

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

  • You can go to Florence from Palermo by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £86 with Flixbus from Palermo to Florence on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Palermo to Florence with Vueling. Cheap tickets can be found for £174 with Vueling from Palermo to Florence.
  • You can travel by train between Palermo and Florence with Intercity, and you can find Intercity Palermo to Florence tickets for £89 on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Palermo to Florence? Many Omio customers who go from Palermo to Florence usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Milan or Venice. If you're looking to explore Rome, Milan or Venice from Florence, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £86 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £174 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £89 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Palermo to Florence 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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