Bicycle Rental in Palermo

Social Bike Palermo

Centrally located outfit renting out numerous types of bicycles, including folding, standard, electric and tandem versions. The outfit also runs a trio of interesting bikes tours, including tours of Palermo's histor…
Bus in Palermo

Prestia e Comandè

Runs efficient, half-hourly buses between Palermo and the airport. From the airport, buses run from 5am to 12.30am (1am May to October; 50 minutes). From Palermo, airport-bound buses run from 4am to 10.30pm, departi…
Airport in Palermo

Palermo Falcone-Borsellino Airport

At Punta Raisi, 35km northwest of central Palermo.
Bus in Palermo


Runs an extensive network of buses throughout Italy and Europe. Direct daily connections to/from Palermo include Taranto (from €10, 10 hours), Lecce (from €10, 11½ hours) and Rome (from €10, 13 hours). Most Flixbus …
Bus in Palermo

City Sightseeing

Panoramic hop-on, hop-off buses offering two sightseeing routes through central Palermo (adult/child €25/10), with commentary in numerous languages. A third route runs from Palermo to Monreale, with Monreale-bound b…
Bus in Palermo


Palermo's orange, white and blue city buses, operated by AMAT, are frequent but often crowded and slow. Tickets, valid for 90 minutes, cost €1.40 and can be pre-purchased from tabaccheria (tobacconists) or AMAT bus …
Bus in Palermo

Autoservizi Tarantola

From April to October only, Autoservizi Tarantola operates buses to/from Segesta (single/return €7/11.20, 80 minutes, three daily Monday to Saturday). Check schedules carefully as times posted are not necessarily re…
Train in Palermo

Trincaria Express

Trains run between the airport (Punta Raisi station) and Palermo Centrale (€5.90, around one hour). Trains run every 15 to 60 minutes and tickets can be purchased online or at the station.
Bus in Palermo

AST Bus to Monreale

AST buses for Monreale leave opposite Palermo Centrale train station (€1.90, 40 minutes, every 60 to 90 minutes Monday to Saturday). It's cheaper to buy a return ticket (€3).
Ferry in Palermo

Grimaldi Lines

Twice-weekly ferries from Palermo to Salerno (from €25, 9½ to 11 hours) and Tunis (from €38, 10 to 13½ hours). Thrice-weekly ferries to Livorno (from €32, 18½ to 19½ hours).