The airport is named after two famous Sicilian anti-mafia judges and officially called Falcone-Borsellino Airport. Palermo Airport – Rome Fiumicino Airport is the second busiest air route in Italy. Palermo Airport is located 33 kilometers / 20.5 miles from the centre of Palermo, the largest city in Sicily. You can reach the centre of Palermo by train, bus, taxi or rental car.
Where is Palermo Airport situated?
The second busiest airport in Sicily is located on the coast, northwest of the Sicilian capital Palermo. Palermo Airport can be reached via the A29/E90 motorway, exit ‘Puntaraisi – Aeroporto Falcone Borsellino’.
How many terminals does Palermo Airport have?
Palermo Airport consists of one terminal with four floors, namely the train station on level -1, the Arrivals hall on the ground floor, the check-in desks on the first floor and the Departures hall on the second floor (commercial zone, security check, boarding gates). The terminal of Palermo Airport is currently being expanded and renovated (Terminal Development Plan 2019-2022).
The distance from Palermo Airport to the centre of Palermo is 33 kilometres. By car, it takes 40 minutes to get to the centre of Palermo.
From PMO Airport to Palermo City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Palermo Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Palermo Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Palermo Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Palermo Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Palermo Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Palermo is about € 50.-. Book your taxi at Palermo Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From PMO Airport to Palermo City centre by Taxi
At Palermo Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Palermo Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Palermo Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- ITA Airways
- TUI fly Belgium
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Palermo
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Palermo Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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