How to get from Palermo to Rome

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from Palermo to Rome

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

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flight

To get from Palermo to Rome on 16 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:10Palermo Airport1h10 07:20Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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£741One-way
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21:00Palermo14h00 11:00Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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£531One-way
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22:45Palermo Airport1h14 23:59Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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£741One-way
09:55Palermo Airport1h10 11:05Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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£931One-way
10:20Palermo Airport1h10 11:30Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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£931One-way

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Travel Information between Palermo and Rome

distanceDistance264 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£52 - £288
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £52 • 12 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £288 • 1 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAutoservizi Salemi, ITA or Intercity Notte

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 264 miles to Rome from Palermo. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £52. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Autoservizi Salemi, ITA or Intercity Notte among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Palermo to Rome.

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

The cheapest way from Palermo to Rome is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £52 compared to other travel options to Rome:

A coach is £236 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Palermo to Rome costing on average £288.

A coach is about £84 less than a train, which costs on average £137 for this journey.

The fastest way from Palermo to Rome is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 9 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Rome by coach can take on average 12 h.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 10 h 50 min.

The distance from Palermo to Rome is approximately 264 miles.

The average frequency per day from Palermo to Rome is:

  • Around 2 coaches per day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Palermo and Rome 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 for travellers from Palermo to Rome:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Palermo and tend to arrive in Rome, Termini.
  • Flights most often depart from Palermo at Palermo Airport and arrive in Rome at Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Palermo Centrale and tend to arrive in Roma Termini.

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

  • Travel with Autoservizi Salemi to go to Rome by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Autoservizi Salemi Palermo to Rome tickets on Omio for £52.
  • Travel with ITA for flights to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for ITA Palermo to Rome tickets on Omio for £288.
  • Travel with Intercity Notte to go to Rome by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Intercity Notte Palermo to Rome tickets on Omio for £137.

Yes, there are direct services available between Palermo and Rome with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around 1 direct coach per day and book this direct coach with Flixbus, Autoservizi Salemi or Itabus.
  • You can take a direct flight with Ryanair or ITA with direct flights per day.
  • You can find around 1 direct train per day and book this direct train with Intercity or Intercity Notte.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Rome as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Palermo to Rome.

Looking to extend your trip from Palermo to Rome? Many Omio customers who go from Palermo to Rome usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you're looking to explore Milan, Florence or Paris from Rome, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Palermo to Rome, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £52 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £288 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £137 one way.

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

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