How to get from Venice to Palermo

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from Venice to Palermo

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

Our recommendation

To get from Venice to Palermo on 15 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30Venice Marco Polo Airport1h35 10:05Palermo Airport
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08:10Venice24h30 08:40Palermo
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07:05Venice Marco Polo Airport6h15 13:20Palermo Airport
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07:05Venice Marco Polo Airport4h05 11:10Palermo Airport
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07:05Venice Marco Polo Airport7h20 14:25Palermo Airport
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Travel Information from Venice to Palermo

distanceDistance507 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£71 - £128
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £71 • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £71 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Wizz Air or Intercity

Travel 507 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Venice to Palermo. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £71. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Wizz Air or Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Venice to Palermo.

Travel Tips: Travel from Venice to Palermo

Travel to Palermo 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 Venice to Palermo.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Venice and Palermo. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Venice to Palermo. Tickets for a flight cost on average £71.

This is compared to other travel options to Palermo:

A flight journey is usually £2 less than a journey to Palermo by coach, which costs on average £73 for the same trip.

A flight journey is usually £57 less than a journey to Palermo by ferry, which costs on average £128 for the same trip.

A flight is generally £43 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £114 from Venice to Palermo.

The fastest way from Venice to Palermo is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Palermo from Venice can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 21 h 5 min.

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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 15 h 39 min   of travel time.

The Venice to Palermo distance is approximately 507 miles.

The average frequency per day from Venice to Palermo is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Venice to 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 Venice to Palermo:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Venice to Palermo depart from Venice, Port San Basilio to Palermo.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Venice Marco Polo Airport and arrive in Palermo Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Palermo by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Venice to Palermo for £73.
  • Travel with Wizz Air to go to Palermo by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Wizz Air Venice to Palermo tickets on Omio for £71.
  • Travel with Intercity for trains to Palermo. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Intercity Venice to Palermo tickets on Omio for £114.

Yes, there are direct services available to Palermo from Venice with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Ryanair.
  • You can book a direct train with.

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

Omio customers who travel from Venice to Palermo often also extend their holiday to go to Catania, Rome or Milan. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Palermo and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £73 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £71 one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average £128 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £114 one way on average.

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

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