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Palermo International Airport

Palermo International Airport

Palermo Falcone-Borsellino International Airport is located 35 kilometres (20 miles) from Palermo. With the bus company Prestia e Comandè, you can get to the city centre of Palermo from the airport. The bus runs between 05:00 and 00:15 and from 06:30 the bus runs every 30 minutes. The tickets can be bought online (www.prestiaecomande.it), on the bus and at the ticket office at the airport (next to the Arrivals and the bus stop). There is also a train connecting the Central Station of Palermo with Punta Raisi, where the airport is located: check the timetable on the website of the Italian train company: www.trenitalia.com The airport taxi service is on the exit Arrivals Area and they are coordinated with the timetable of the arrival flights. Car rental companies such as Avis, Hertz, Europecar and Sixt are all located in the Arrivals Hall of the airport if you'd like to rent a car.
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Passport/Visa

Passport/Visa

Italy can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport, but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.
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Taxi

Taxi

Taking a taxi in Palermo can be expensive, especially in the evenings and if you have a lot of luggage. Always agree on a price before starting the journey and also make sure it is run by an official taxi company (check if there is a taximeter before boarding the taxi). Taxi ranks are located at the train station, Piazza Politeama, Teatro Massimo and Piazza Independenza. Autoradiotaxi +39 091 8481 / +39 091 513311 www.autoradiotaxi.it autoradiotaxipalermo@libero.it Cooperativa Radiotaxi Trinacria +39 091 6878 www.radiotaxitrinacria.it
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