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Flights to Palermo in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop
Average price£126Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from£17From London to Palermo Punta Raisi

Cheap flights to Palermo in May, June 2022

The best prices found for PMO flights for May, June
21 May - 24 May
£16pp
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12 Jun - 14 Jun
£16pp
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12 Jun - 14 Jun
£17pp
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Palermo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Palermo found for this year
21 May - 24 May
£16pp
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12 Jun - 14 Jun
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12 Jun - 14 Jun
£17pp
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Last minute flights to Palermo

Late deals on return flights to Palermo, departing today and this week
24 May - 26 May
£29pp
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£31pp
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£33pp
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COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Palermo Punta Raisi from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Palermo Punta Raisi

Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Palermo Punta Raisi.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Palermo Punta Raisi.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Palermo Punta Raisi.

Documents
COVID-19 Green Certificate - Mandatory to access the inpatient departments of hospitals and nursing homes as visitors. It is useful for staying as carers for non-Covid-19 patients in emergency rooms, health, and social health facilities.


Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Palermo Punta Raisi?

Returning to United Kingdom from Palermo Punta Raisi

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Palermo Punta Raisi are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Palermo Punta Raisi are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Palermo?

The cheapest ticket to Palermo found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£31
February
£38
March
£40
April
£74
May
£67
June
£74
July
£107
August
£135
September
£77
October
£60
November
£31
December
£38
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Palermo is currently January; with August 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 Punta Raisi Airport?

Average Palermo Punta Raisi flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
LON - PMO
Price
£31 - £211
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Temperature
15 - 30 °C
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Rainfall
3 - 141 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to Palermo?

The price you pay for your flight to Palermo may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 42 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Palermo?

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

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Palermo?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the evening when visiting Palermo. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the morning as these tend to have higher demand.

When to fly

Palermo has a Mediterranean climate, with mild, wet winters and summers which are hot and dry.

As with the rest of Italy, Palermo’s main tourist season is April to mid-October, which is when the weather is at its warmest and driest. July and August are the hottest months, with temperatures between 23 and 29 degrees Celsius. As this time is popular with tourists, hotel rates and flight prices usually increase. You should also think about booking accommodation is advance, to avoid disappointment, especially during festive periods, such as the Festino di Santa Rosalia. This is the city’s largest festival which honours the patron saint during the month of July. This is celebrated through shows, concerts, exhibitions, a food festival, religious procession and fireworks. The summer season is also a good time to book a flight to Palermo if you want to spend your holiday enjoying the great outdoors and relaxing on some of the most beautiful beaches.

It is worth taking note that the city is also busy at Easter, Christmas, New Year and during school holiday periods and this can in turn see prices rise.

Autumn to early spring is considered the low season, due to the cooler temperatures and increase in rain, although temperatures are still on average above 10 degrees. If you don’t mind dodging the showers then this could be the perfect time to plan your visit, as there will also be fewer crowds and you are more likely to find cheap flights to Palermo. The weather will least effect you if you wish to spend your holiday tasting delicious Italian cuisine in a whole host of restaurants and exploring the numerous museums, galleries and churches, the city has to offer.

Destination overview

Southern Italy is very different to the North: this is the place where life is lived to the full.

Most visitors to Palermo fall in love with the city. It has a stunning location on the west of Sicily, with access to some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, and enjoys warm weather almost year-round. 

As with most of Italy, the city has a host of museums and galleries and spectacular churches, with architecture that dates back many centuries and has influences from Roman, Arab and Greek civilisations. And many tourists book flights to Palermo for the cuisine. The food here is exquisite: all local produce that grows on the island’s hills or is caught in the sea.

The Capuchin Catacombs contain the mummified remains of approximately 8,000 ancient inhabitants of Palermo. Capuchin friars started mummifying and embalming the bodies of the city’s nobles in the late 1500s, and the tradition continued for centuries – the last body was embalmed in 1920. After being embalmed, the corpses were hung along the walls of the catacombs, dressed in their finest clothes, which they still model today. It is a spectacle that is equal parts fascinating and spooky. 

One of the most fascinating attractions in Palermo is the Museo delle Marionette, a museum dedicated to the art of puppetry. The collections here – the world’s foremost puppet collection – highlight this age-old entertainment. Free puppet shows are staged in the summer, but the museum collection itself is entertainment enough. The antique puppets represent traditional characters of Norman Sicily, such as Saracen pirates, knights, ladies and troubadours. The collection includes English “Punch and Judy” dolls and puppets from the Far East. 

In the suburb of Monreale, high on the mountain slope overlooking “Conca d’Oro,” as the valley beyond Palermo is referred to, sits the Monreale Cathedral. The 12th-century cathedral is a mix of medieval Christian and Muslim architecture, and boasts a wonderful mixture of Arab, Byzantine and Norman art. The magnificent mosaics that cover 6,340 square metres of the dome and interior walls are unsurpassed. The adjacent Benedictine abbey features a cloister with 228 carved stone columns, many inlaid with mosaics, depicting scenes from Sicily’s Norman history. 

Some of Europe’s greatest archaeological treasures are tucked away in this former church that dates from the 16th century. In addition to showcasing the famous Stone of Palermo, this museum houses iconic Greek and Roman statues. Highlights include two Phoenician sarcophagi dating from 5 BC, and the Pietra di Palermo, a black slab discovered in Egypt containing hieroglyphics that is known as the ‘Rosetta Stone’ of Sicily. One room is devoted to the marvellous finds unearthed at the temples of Selinunte. There is also an interesting section devoted to underwater archaeology. 

The remains of the ancient Sicilian city of Solunto lie 10 miles (16 km) east of Palermo, near Santa Flavia on the slopes of Mount Catalfamo. It was first a Phoenician village, then a Greek town before it was sacked by the Romans in 254 BC, who rebuilt much of the original town. As a result, the ruins here are of the Roman style. Sadly, no complete structures remain and the ruins consist mainly of floors and the lower portions of walls and columns. Portions of mosaics and paintings are still visible however, and an impressive view of the Gulf of Palermo can be had from the hilltop above Solunto. There is a small archaeological museum at the site, although most of the artifacts from Solunto are in the Palermo’s Regional Archaeological Museum.

Getting around Palermo

The best way to see Palermo’s medieval centre 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.

Airports

The main airport which services Palermo is Palermo Airport (PMO) (website: www.gesap.it), which is also known as Falcone-Borsellino Airport and Punta Raisi Airport. It is situated in Punta Raisi, which is 22 miles (35 km) northwest of Palermo.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Palermo?

For a flight to Palermo, you will be flying into Punta Raisi. Palermo Punta Raisi (PMO) is just 15.2 mi from the centre of the city.

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