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Cheap flights to Palermo, Italy

Popular in July High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise
Cheapest in March Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop
Average price $1450 Average for round-trip flights in July 2020
Round-trip from $1648 From Las Vegas to Palermo
One-way from $215 One-way flight from Las Vegas to Palermo
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Palermo related to COVID-19?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Palermo along with the rest of Italy. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Italy has restricted the entry of all visitors who are traveling as tourists, and has suspended flights from China and Taiwan. However, while direct flights between China and Italy have been temporarily postponed, there are no specific restrictions for entry of anyone based solely on their nationality. Italian residents and people traveling on business, for health reasons, and in an emergency may enter the country. However, travelers must inform the regional Department of Prevention of their arrival, and are subject to health surveillance and isolation for 14 days, and must submit a declaration that they entered Italy for proven work reasons for a maximum of 72 hours, or for a justified extension for specific needs for an additional 48 hours. All travelers must submit a completed self-declaration form to the airline before arriving in Italy. Travelers whose destination is the island of Sardinia are also required by the local authority to register their trip in advance. Effective from June 3, 2020, travelers arriving from member states of the European Union, states party to the Schengen Agreement, the United Kingdom, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and the Vatican City may enter Italy and will no longer be required to self-isolate unless they have stayed in other countries during the 14-day period prior to entering Italy. Effective from July 1, travelers who have spent the last 14 days in one of the following countries may now also enter Italy, without need to quarantine: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay. For more information, see here. Residence permits issued by Italy with expiration dates between January 31, 2020 and July 31 2020 will be considered valid until August 31, 2020. . If you are looking to book a trip to Palermo and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.

Cheapest Prices for Palermo flights by month

January
$597
February
$589
March
$670
April
$851
May
$776
June
$963
July
$1046
August
$930
September
$811
October
$757
November
$769
December
$658
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Palermo is currently February; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Palermo?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LAS - PMO
Price
$589 - $1237
PMO
Temperature
59 - 86 °F
PMO
Rainfall
0.12 - 5.55 inches
February is typically the best time to fly to Palermo, but there are other times where great deals are available. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Palermo, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being December.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Palermo?

Wednesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Palermo. Flying on Sunday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Palermo?

At the moment, flights in the afternoon are likely to offer the best value for money for your Palermo trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.

The best view of Palermo is from the sky. On your flight to Palermo, take in the views of the sparkling sea and the glittering lights of the city center. On a perfect night, the full moon illuminates the city casting a quixotic shadow over Sicily’s largest city. The flight to Palermo is just the beginning of what will become an illustrious Italian excursion.

Palermo’s history is a mix of cultures – Roman, Arab, Italian and Asian influences had a hand in the city’s foundation. As today’s first-time travelers are introduced to Palermo’s romantic reputation, previous generations of Sicilians remember Palermo’s most famous Mafia reputation. Once a crime scene for the Cosa Nostra (one of Italy’s most famous families), today Palermo has blossomed into a beautiful city largely undiscovered by tourists. Sicily’s richest city has unique character that keeps it’s devote travelers booking return flights to Palermo every year.

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Palermo climate

Courtesy of its Mediterranean location, Palermo experiences pleasant weather year-round which means flights to Palermo are good for any season. Summers are especially warm, with temperatures on the sun-soaked sand hitting 85 degrees Fahrenheit on average; winters in Palermo are mild with little precipitation and temperatures drop no lower than 50 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Best Time to Fly to Palermo

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing stay on the beach or eager to get lost moseying through the ancient streets of the capital of Sicily, a flight to Palermo will take you to a vacation destination ideal in any time of year.

Peak Season:

The sandy stretches of beach are packed as soon as the summer hits, so Palermo flights are packed May through September. With over 125 miles of coastline, Palermo is one of the most popular Mediterranean destinations, so make your travel arrangements months in advance if you plan on joining the hordes of beach combers in the summer sun.

Off-Peak Season:

The winter winds may cool the shores of the island December through March, but it’s a sure time to find a seat on a cheap flight to Palermo. Try booking your Palermo flight in the transitional seasons of fall and spring: With high temperatures settling comfortably at 60 degrees F on average, you can enjoy the beaches and Palermo’s nightlife without having to deal with crowds of tourists.

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Getting around Palermo

The best way to see Palermo’s medieval center is on foot. All the sights are close enough that you won’t need more than your own two feet. The rest of the city is another story, and you’ll need to travel via bus or taxi. Buy bus tickets at tobacco shops before you board, and the bus will take you anywhere you need to go, including as far out as Monreale or Mondello. Trips made within a set time period cost a flat fare, or you can buy an all-day pass. For major sights and attractions, you may want to take the Giro Citta tourist bus. The bus travels in a loop, so you’ll get on and get off at Teatro Politeama. Buy your tickets on board. Buses are very convenient, but they can be slow. For a faster trip, call for a taxi or pick one up at a stand. You can also rent a taxi for an entire day.   

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Palermo Travel Information

  • Architecture fiends and art gurus will have a field day perusing Palermo’s streets. Formerly under Roman, Carthaginian, Byzantine, Greek, Norman, Swabian and Spanish domain, the city is home to an eclectic mix of architecture from a handful of civilizations and the ruins are fascinating to behold. Most tourists booking flights to Palermo make a beeline for the Cappella Palatina, whose stunning mosaics were recently restored to their 12th century splendor. Save the Cappella Palatina for a day when you’re not on a set schedule: The lines at the chapel are long due to the popularity of the attraction, but the sights inside are well worth the wait. The Castello della Zisa is another popular site for its beautifully preserved latticework windows, as well as its collection of Arabic crafts and Islamic art.
  • For those interested in attending an Italian opera or beautifully staged ballet, head to the Teatro Massimo in Piazza Verdi. The theater is one of the largest in Europe and its restored neoclassical interiors provide a gorgeous setting for performances. Even if you’re not a huge fan of high-pitched arias and tour-jetes, it would be a shame to miss out on a visit to the Teatro Massimo before your return Palermo flight.
  • If you were lucky enough to score a seat on a flight to Palermo during the summer months, drop your bags off immediately after your arrival and head straight for the beach! There are plenty of public beaches along the Sicilian shore and the best stretches of sand in the country are just a stone’s throw from downtown Palermo. Mondello Beach, though crowded during high season, is a local favorite, as is Cefalu for its long stretches of sand.
  • The catacombs under the Capuchins Monastery are in the Piazza Cappuccini. In 1599, the monks discovered that the catacombs had a preservative that helped mummify the dead, a discovery that made the grottos very popular with the locals. The oldest corpses date from the late 16th century and the last corpse is two-year-old Rosalia Lombaro, who died in 1920. Visitors can wander through the catacombs’ corridors among the mummified bodies.

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Palermo airports

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