Catania to Palermo coach

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Catania - Palermo Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 124 intercity coaches per day from Catania to Palermo. Traveling by coach from Catania to Palermo usually takes around 2 hours and 34 minutes, but the fastest Sais Regional coach can make the trip in 2 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance103 mi (166 km)
Shortest duration2h 25m
Cheapest price£5.01
Trips per day124
Most frequent serviceSais Regional
Coach lines2

How much is a coach ticket from Catania to Palermo?

Bus tickets for a trip from Catania to Palermo cost £10.38 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Catania to Palermo by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around £12 whenever you decide to travel.

What coach companies travel from Catania to Palermo?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Catania to Palermo that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Sais Regional usually offers more choice, with 142 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus82h 47m£11.10
Sais Regional1422h 33m£11.62
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 8 trips from Catania to Palermo, and usually makes the trip in about 2 hours and 47 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Book Sais Regional from Catania to Palermo from £11. There are 142 Sais Regional schedules from Catania to Palermo and you can expect on average to pay for a Sais Regional ticket to Palermo. In Catania, Sais Regional departs to Palermo from Catania CBS and 3 other stations. In Palermo, Sais Regional arrives at Via Oreto and 1 other station.

    An average trip on Sais Regional from Catania to Palermo takes 2 hours and 33 minutes , while the fastest available Sais Regional trip will get you to Palermo in 2 hours and 25 minutes .

    On weekends, Sais Regional offers 136 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Palermo.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 2 hours and 34 minutes to cover the 103 miles from Catania to Palermo. However, the fastest coach only takes 2 hours and 25 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Travelers prefer riding the coach on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Palermo. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Palermo, book your ticket for the last day of the week."

The first coach leaves at 04:00 and the last coach leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all coaches from Catania to Palermo, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 124 scheduled coaches that travel from Catania to Palermo every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Catania to Palermo without transferring.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Catania?

Main departure station: Fontanarossa Airport

Coaches to Palermo leave from 5 stations in Catania.

All coach stations in Catania:

  • Fontanarossa Airport

  • Catania CBS

  • Via S. Giuseppe Alla Rena, 86

  • Catania Piazza Paolo Borsellino

  • Via D'Amico 195

Where does the coach arrive in Palermo?

Main arrival station: Via Tommaso Fazello - Autostazione

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Palermo.

Coach stations in Palermo:

  • Via Tommaso Fazello - Autostazione

  • Via Oreto

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