Palermo Airport Guide

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Palermo Airport - PMO

Palermo International Airport
Societa di Gestione dell´Aeroporto
I-90139 Punta Raisi

Airport Code: PMO

Telephone: +39 917 020 111


Sicily Palermo Airport

Palermo airport is also known as Punta Raisi Airport or Falcone-Borsellino Airport in tribute to two anti-mafia judges who were assassinated in 1992 by members of the mafia.

Situated on the northern coast of Sicily, Palermo International Airport provides one of the main gateways to the island. All international and domestic flights are handled by the airport's single terminal.

Palermo International Airport is situated in Punta Raisi and on the coastline, next to Cinisi, Pozzillo, Terrasini and Torre Muzza, around 32km to the north-west of Palermo, which is Sicily's capital city.
Going from Palermo Airport to the centre of town by car takes around 40 minutes, depending on the traffic. From the airport follow highway A29 towards Trapani-Palermo and exit at Palermo Centro.

Car Hire at Sicily Palermo Airport

You can obtain a very competitive quote for car hire at Palermo Airport online. We provide details of driving rules and regulations in Italy as well as details on the car hire companies based in the arrivals hall at Palermo Airport, with contact information on:

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Palermo Airport Transfers

If you want your onward transfer to your destination to be as speedy and stress free as possible then book a private transfer. You can arrange connections to all the surrounding towns and cities: the most popular of which include Cefalú, Erice, Monreale and Segesta.

Find out more on how to pre-book a transfer at Palermo Airport here.

Shuttle Bus Services at Palermo Airport

A less expensive option than booking at private transfer is to reserve a seat on a private shuttle bus at Palermo Airport. This can be booked in advance and will take you from the airport to your final destination.

Palermo Airport Flights

Palermo Airport is the most convenient Sicily airport for UK budget travellers, as Ryanair run low-cost flights from London Stansted. The most important low cost airline is Meridiana, which has its hub there, but other airlines flying to Palermo incude Blu-express, clickair, Helvetic Airways, MyAir, Ryanair and Transavia and others. There are also a number of domestic flights including transfers the holiday islands of Lampedusa and Pantelleria.

You can find out more about flight destinations from Palermo in Sicily, timetables and fares and book a flight online for:

UK Flights : Stansted to Palermo

Spanish Flights : Palermo to Barcelona

Arrivals at Sicily Palermo Airport

arrivals at palermo AirportIn the arrivals hall at Palermo Airport there is also a service kiosk for general airport and flight information as well as hotel reservations.

We also provide information on live flight arrivals at Palermo Airport

Sicily Palermo Airport Departures

On the first level of Palermo Airport terminal there are two VIP Lounges, one for Alitalia passengers and one for passengers of the other airline companies

To find out more and check live flight departures at Palermo Airport click on this link.

Buses at Palermo Airport

Half-hourly buses run from the airport into Palermo, to Stazione Centrale. Less frequent buses run to Agrigento and to Trapani.

We provide detailed information on routes, fares and timetables of buses in Palermo

Sicily Palermo Airport Trains

The Trinacria Express provides a fast, frequent and economical service to passengers arriving or departing from Palermo Punta Raisi Airport. The service runs from the inside the airport terminal to Palermo Centrale Station and tickets cost €5 single fare.

You can find out more about train services on the island in our guide to trains in Sicily.

Taxis at Sicily Palermo Airport

If you want to drive yourself around Sicily you can take advantage of the many car hire companies based at Palermo Airport, but if you don't want to get behind a wheel straight away you can catch a taxi from outside the Arrivals Hall.

A taxi ride to Palermo takes approximately 45 minutes (depending on traffic) and costs around € 35.00. The airport's taxi service is in operation from 06.00 to 24.00 7 days a week, and the taxi rank can be found outside the Arrivals Area. For more information telephone: +39 091 225 455

Palermo Airport Parking

Palermo Airport has 1,058 parking places (342 of which are covered). They are close to the terminal building and connected to it by roofed walkways.

Find out more about parking facilities and tariffs in our guide to parking at Sicily Palermo Airport.

Information on Palermo Airport

There is a bank located on the ground floor of Palermo Airport and two cash dispensers (one for foreign exchange) can be found in the arrivals hall. A post office is also located on the first floor.

There is an Ecumenical Chapel located on the second floor of the iarport terminal which is open at all times and a Catholic mass is celebrated every Saturday at 19:00 and on Sunday at 08:45.

A baby care room is available in the passenger lounge as well as a First Aid post that is attended by Red Cross personnel and an ambulance service which is available 24 hours a day.

Shopping at Palermo Airport

Palermo International Falcone Borsellino has a number of shops and kiosks with Fly Free Shop selling duty-free goods and Sicilia Arte and Buona Sicilia supplying souvenirs and local crafts and produce.

You will find a selection of perfumes at Sikania, books, newspapers and magazines at Libreria Flaccovio, guidebooks at La Tabaccheria dell'Aeroporto, Informazioni e Coppole has the original “Coppole” hats Made in Sicily and there is Sicilian confectionery at Pasticceria Palazzolo

Palermo Airport Bars & Restaurants

Passengers waiting for flights or connections can chose from a number of cafés, bars and restaurants spread around Palermo Airport. They include the Bar Chef Express, Bar My Chef, Wine Bar, Pizzeria My Chef and a large self-service Restaurant Cremonini.

Maps & Driving Directions for Sicily Palermo Airport

driving directionsTo help you get to your onward destination after you arrive at the airport, we have put together some information including maps and driving directions on how to get to Palermo Airport.


Weather at Palermo Airport

You can find out what the current weather is like in Sicily Palermo as well as a 5 and 10 day forecast and details on the climate in this beautiful region of Italy.


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