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Palermo Airport is an international airport in the capital of Sicily, Italy. It is located about 35 km northwest of Palermo’s city centre. It had over 6.6 million travellers in 2018 and is the base for Alitalia, Danish Air Transport, Ryanair, and Volotea.


Località Punta Raisi, 90145 Cinisi PA, Italy

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Departures (flight irregularity)

Flight # Airline To Expected Arrival Actual Arrival

Palermo Airport MCT

It is important to be aware of the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in an airport when the route has a connecting flight. It is a good idea to be aware of this before booking any flight. The MCT is also a deciding factor when a traveller makes a claim for compensation for a missed connection. Below you can see the MCT for connecting flights in Palermo Airport.

  • Between domestic flights: 30 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 40 min.
  • Between international flights: 40 min.

Palermo Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the totally separate sectors which make it possible for air travellers to transfer between transport on the ground, gates and the plane. It is very important to confirm from which terminal you are departing from or travelling through as passengers may need some more time to get to the correct one, especially in larger airports. There is 1 Terminal in Palermo Airport.

Terminal 1 – Air Malta, Alitalia, EasyJet, Ryanair, Volotea and others

Getting from Palermo Airport to city centre

It can be challenging to find the most convenient way to get to the city centre when travelling to a destination for the first time. Public transportation is not always accessible immediately at the airport and taxis might be expensive. We recommend reviewing all the alternatives prior to the flight so you can find out what your options are and can schedule your trip respectively.

For the latest information and public transport connections go here.

Palermo Airport bus

  • Prestia e Comandè
    Direction: Palermo Centrale
    Travel time (approx.): 50 min.

Palermo Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 40 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 45 EUR

Where to have a rest in Palermo PMO Airport

At times you can have a lengthy wait between flights, for example an overnight layover or a flight delay until the next day. When this happens, it is good for travellers to be familiar with where they can unwind and pass their time between flights.

Palermo Airport lounge

Airport lounges offer passengers the benefit of waiting for their flight in a comfortable environment and provide services such as food and beverages, WIFI, spaces to relax in and showers.

  • Gesap VIP Lounge
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 05:30 AM - 09:30 PM, daily

Palermo Airport hotels

When your flight departs the following day or the lounge isn’t so comfortable, you can opt for staying in a hotel close to the airport. Sometimes hotels are located in the airport building, however at others you may need to leave the airport vicinity to get to a nearby hotel. We have chosen the best alternatives for you in case you choose to stay in a hotel between flights.

  • Magaggiari Hotel
    Price: from 100 EUR per night
    Address: Via Impastato Peppino, 7, 90045 Cinisi PA, Italy
    Contact: +39 091 866 5351
    Website: click
  • B&B Villa Rosa dei Venti
    Price: from 50 EUR per night
    Address: Piazza Paolo Borsellino e Giovanni Falcone, 107, 90045 Cinisi PA, Italy
    Contact: +39 091 869 4438
    Website: click
  • Tra le Braccia di Morfeo Hotel
    Price: from 50 EUR per night
    Address: Via Carlo, Viale C. Alberto dalla Chiesa, 41/A, 90049 Terrasini PA, Italy
    Contact: +39 393 908 8212
    Website: click

Palermo Airport restaurants, bars & cafes

Feeling hungry or thirsty when travelling is the last thing you want. Whatever you’re looking for, whether it’s a quick snack for the plane, a spot for coffee before an early flight, or a place to relax and sit down during a layover, we have a selection of possibilities to cover your needs.

Go here to find a comprehensive list of dining places in Palermo Airport.

  • Autogrill "Territori d'Italia"
    Description: self-service restaurant
    Location: Departures, Level 2
    Opening hours: 11:00 AM - 09:30 PM, daily
  • Sky Lounge
    Description: snack bar
    Location: Departures, Level 2
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 09:30 PM, daily
  • Autogrill "Time Cafe"
    Description: snack bar
    Location: Boarding area, Levels 1 and 2
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 10:30 PM, daily
  • Bar Autogrill
    Description: bar, savoury and sweet snacks
    Location: Arrivals and Check-in area, Level 1
  • Autogrill "Ai Quattro Canti"
    Description: bar
    Location: Departures, Level 2
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 09:30 PM, daily

Palermo Airport shops

The airport shops are the ideal place to buy that last-minute souvenir, or simply to kill some time before the flight. Our guide below can help you to discover the best shopping spots for your needs.

Follow this link for a complete description.

  • Aelia
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: Boarding area, Level 2
  • Camomilla Italia
    Description: women's clothing and accessories
    Location: Departures, Level 2
  • Discover Sicily
    Description: Sicilian products and souvenirs
    Location: Departures, Level 2
  • NAU!
    Description: sunglasses, optical glasses, contact lens, accessories
    Location: Departures, Level 2
  • MC2 Saint Barth
    Description: beachwear
    Location: Departures, Level 2v

Palermo Airport car hire

Sometimes driving is the most suitable option to explore a destination, or perhaps you need a car for your trip. This list of car hire companies will help you to pick the best choice for your journey.

  • Hertz
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:30 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +39 091 213 112
  • Europcar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +39 091 591 688
  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:30 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +39 091 591 684
  • Budget
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 09:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +39 091 591 684
  • Enterprise
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily

Other services in Palermo Airport (PMO)

  • Lost & Found
  • Pharmacy (Farmacia)
    Location: Departures, Level 1
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +39 091 704 4184
  • FLYME - Baggage wrapping service
    Location: Departures, Level 1
  • Information desk
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +39 091 702 0273

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