How to Reach Palermo


By Air: Palermo international Airport serves various domestic and international flights to major European cities on regular basis. You can get cheap flights to Palermo if you book well in advance.

By train: Palermo is connected to Naples and Rome via train.

By boat: Salerno, Genoa, Civitavecchia, Livorno, Naples, Malta (Valletta), Cagliari (Sardinia) and Tunis have frequent ferries to Palermo.


By Bus: The road network of Palermo city is well connected; it is in fact located on the European route E 90. Palermo Buses are frequent to get around the city.

By metro train: Transport in Palermo is easy due to the metropolitan railway service; it is cheap and convenient if you want to travel from one point to another.

By cruise ship: If you prefer to use a cruise ship, then you can go to the port of Palermo which is linked to different islands such as Aeolian and Ustica.

On foot:  Being a fair-sized city, Palermo is convenient to explore on foot.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Palermo. The most preferred mode of transport in Palermo is Car.

Average distance: 11.64 km Average time: 35.13 min

  • Car 37.5%
    Driving 38.33 min Walking 3.33 min Overall average time for 19 kms 41.67 min
  • Walking 25%
    Walking 16 min Motorbike 5 min Overall average time for 4.25 kms 21 min
  • Motorbike 25%
    Motorbike 15 min Walking 2 min Overall average time for 5.8 kms 17 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 12.5%
    Bus 30 min Tram 30 min Waiting 20 min Overall average time for 16 kms 80 min
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