Best flights to Palermo from London

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Are you stressed when you’re planning your next holidays? Don’t panic. We can help you. First, you should check a list of the best flights to Palermo from London. Every day, there are direct connections, operated by the main European companies.

As you may know, Palermo is the capital of Sicily, so it has good options. Also, there are several direct flights with low-cost companies. So, you can even find cheap and direct flights to Sicily.

Finally, once you’ll have your tickets, you should take a look at our Escorted tours, Shore Excursions or One-Day tours of Sicily.

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Best flights to Palermo from London – Companies

Every day, there are several flights to Palermo from London. First, you can easily find a direct flight. But, especially during the high season, there are also flights with stopovers, that could be cheaper if you book last minute. Even though, we don’t recommend to wait for booking, since the prices could double.

Now, let’s see which are the best flights to Palermo from London, without stops.

British Airways

Nowadays, there are two main routes operated by the head company from the U.K. Indeed, you can fly from London Heathrow to Palermo, or from London Gatwick to Catania. Usually, both flights take three hours.
If you choose the first option, flights are three times per week, all year-round.
However, the other option is flying to Catania, the second largest city in Sicily. But, in this case, there are flights only in summer, from London Gatwick. If you choose Catania Airport, at Excursions Sicily we can offer our Private Transfer service. Thanks to our private drivers, you will easily reach your favourite destination on the island.

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Easyjet

When travelling with Easyjet, you can choose between London Luton and Gatwick. However, the best flights to Palermo from London are the ones departing from Gatwick, since you have three flights per week all the year around.
On the other hand, from Luton, there are two connection per week, but only from May to October.

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Ryanair

Generally, Ryanair offers 1 flight per day, from London Stansted to Palermo. In particular, from May to October, there is a direct flight that will bring you to Palermo. However, during the other months, you will have 1 departure every 2 days.

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Best flights to Palermo from London – Timetables

In order to choose the best flights to Palermo from London, it’s essential to know the timetables. First, you should choose the best airport for you, checking also the connections from London City centre.
While, when in Sicily, you can book our VIP Service. Our private drivers will wait for you at the arrival gate and will drive you to your favourite location on the island.

Now, let’s see the timetables for the three main companies flying to Palermo from London.

British Airways Timetables

Here you have the best flights to Palermo from London, operated by British Airways.

Week DayAirportDeparture time
SundayHeathrow13.25
TuesdayHeathrow07:30
ThursdayHeathrow07:35

Easyjet Timetables

Now, let’s see the best flights to Palermo from London, on Easyjet.

Week DayAirportDeparture Time
SundayLondon Luton06:25
TuesdayLondon Luton07:30
ThursdayLondon Luton13:40

Ryanair Timetables

Finally, the Ryanair Timetables are as follow:

Week DayAirportDeparture time
MondayStansted21:30
WednesdayStansted21:30
ThursdayStansted21:00
FridayStansted21:30

How to reach Palermo Airport?

The airport of Palermo is 40 km from the city centre. Also, from the main Sicilian cities, is 300 km from Taormina, 289 km from Syracuse, and 180 km from Agrigento. Usually, from the capital’s city centre, there are several private buses that will bring you to the departures. However, if you travel with several bags or if you have kids, we suggest a private transfer.

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Best way to reach the main tourists’ spots from Palermo airport

Mainly, from Palermo, you can reach several touristic spots. To start, in summer you can go to Cefalu, or to other amazing beaches on the surroundings. Indeed, all the area of Palermo is known for the beautiful sandy beaches and crystalline waters. However, if you prefer active holidays, you can also rent a bike an take a biking tour of the island. Finally, you can also take a look at our tours of Sicily, to enjoy all the best during your Italian Holidays.

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