Affordable Flights to PALERMO

From Malta to Palermo
Starting from 30 EURO

With Affordable flights to Palermo, starting from €30.00 you can fly one-way from Malta to Palermo, the heart of Sicily, without a hefty price tag. Book direct with Universal Air for great prices and best availability/

Why Fly to Palermo?

Flying from Malta to Palermo presents an excellent opportunity for travellers looking for both spontaneous trips and planned vacations, supporting flexible travel plans. Palermo is located very close to Malta geographically. A flight between these two Mediterranean locations is just a short hop just around and hour on average, making it an excellent choice for a weekend getaway or a short business trip.

Palermo is steeped in history and culture. offering a wide selection of attractions such as Palermo Cathedral, the Palatine Chapel and the bustling markets like Mercato di Ballaró. This makes it an attractive destination for those interested in exploring unique historical sites and experiencing rich cultural heritage.

Moreover, Sicilian cuisine is renowned worldwide and Palermo is the heart of this culinary tradition. Visitors can indulge in dishes like arancini, cannoli and fresh seafood, paired with local wines, providing a delightful gastronomic experience.

Sicily's capital is also a hub for various economic activities within the region. Business travellers might find opportunities in industries like agriculture, manufacturing and services. The short flight from Malta to Palermo facilitates quick and efficient travel for business dealings.

Flying from Malta to Palermo with Universal Air ensures a comfortable and seamless journey, speedier boarding, comfy seats and a surprising amount of legroom making the trip enjoyable from the moment you board the plane.

What to do in Palermo?

Explore Historic Sites: Start with the Palermo Cathedral, an architectural marvel with elements from different eras. Don't miss the Palatine Chapel in the Norman Palace, famous for its stunning mosaics. The Catacombs of the Capuchins and the Teatro Massimo, one of the largest opera houses in Europe, are also must-visits.

Stroll Through Markets: Experience the lively atmosphere of local markets. The Ballarò and Vucciria markets are perfect for tasting street food, like pane e panelle (chickpea fritters) and arancini (stuffed rice balls), while shopping for fresh produce and local crafts.

Enjoy the Art and Museums: Visit the Palazzo Abatellis for its collection of Renaissance art. The Regional Archaeological Museum Antonio Salinas is a treasure trove for those interested in ancient artifacts, including a significant collection of Punic and Roman pieces.

Take a Food Tour: Sicilian cuisine is a blend of various cultures. Join a guided food tour to sample traditional dishes and learn about their origins. Palermo is famous for its sweets, including cannoli and cassata, as well as savory snacks.

Relax in Beautiful Gardens: The Orto Botanico, one of the oldest in Europe, offers a peaceful escape with its extensive collection of exotic plants and trees. The Villa Giulia park is another serene spot to unwind.

Discover Nearby Beaches: Mondello is a short drive from Palermo and offers a beautiful beach with clear waters and soft sand, ideal for a day of relaxation or water sports.

Visit Monreale: Just outside Palermo, Monreale is known for its stunning cathedral with golden mosaics depicting biblical stories. The view of the surrounding valley from here is breathtaking.

Experience Local Festivals: If your visit coincides with local festivals, such as the Feast of Saint Rosalia, you can experience the true spirit of Palermo with processions, fireworks, and street parties.

Attend an Opera: Check the schedule of Teatro Massimo and perhaps catch an opera or ballet performance in this historic venue.

Explore the Streets and Squares: Spend time simply walking through the city's squares and streets, like Piazza Pretoria and Piazza Bellini, to absorb the local atmosphere and admire the baroque architecture.

Palermo combines the charm of ancient history with the vitality of modern life, making it a captivating destination for any traveller.

Flights to Palermo

Starting 1 May, we are flying three times a week from Malta to Palermo, departing every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The flight time from Malta to Prague is approximately one hour 25 minutes Enjoy our consistent service throughout the year. Book your trip now and discover the culinary delights of Palermo with Universal Air.

How to Book Flights

In order to get the best deals we recommend booking directly through flyuniversalair.com or you can download our mobile app or call our call centre on +356 212 55 212. Alternatively, you can book directly through your preferred travel agent or call our travel partner FCM Travel on +356 2345 6789.

What’s Included in your Air Fare

When you book a flight with Universal Air, you automatically receive a 15kg checked luggage allowance, as well as a 7kg cabin bag. Enjoy the convenience of selecting complimentary seats at the back of the aircraft or opt for paid seating at the front of the aircraft for quicker boarding and disembarking. Additionally, take advantage of our buy on board service, offering a selection of food and drinks to enhance your travel experience.

Frequently Asked Questions on Palermo

How Far Is Cefalú from Palermo

Palermo and Cefalù are both located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy, and are quite close to each other. The distance between the two is approximately 70 kilometers (about 43 miles). Driving from Palermo to Cefalù typically takes around an hour via the A20 motorway, which is the fastest route. This makes Cefalù an easily accessible destination for a day trip or a short stay when visiting Palermo.

where to stay in Palermo

When visiting Palermo, choosing the right place to stay can enhance your experience in this vibrant city. Here are some of the best areas to consider, each offering unique attractions and conveniences:
Centro Storico (Historic Centre):
Highlights: Heart of Palermo, rich in history, architecture, and culture. Home to major sites like the Palermo Cathedral, Quattro Canti, and the Teatro Massimo.
Accommodation: Wide range of options from boutique hotels in historic buildings to comfortable B&Bs and luxury accommodations.
Ideal for: Travellers interested in history, culture, and walking tours.
La Kalsa:
Highlights: A historical and artistic neighborhood known for its Arab-Norman architecture, vibrant street life, and the beautiful seaside promenade, Foro Italico.
Accommodation: Artistic boutique hotels and cozy guesthouses, giving a more authentic local experience.
Ideal for: Those looking for a bohemian vibe and proximity to the sea.
Highlights: Known for its beautiful beach, Mondello is a bit removed from the city center but offers a resort-like atmosphere with fine sand and clear waters.
Accommodation: Beachfront hotels, luxury villas, and holiday rentals are available.
Ideal for: Beach lovers and those looking for a more relaxed stay away from the urban hustle.
Highlights: A modern and upscale area with the Politeama Theatre at its heart, surrounded by shopping streets like Via della Libertà.
Accommodation: Contemporary hotels, stylish apartments, and family-friendly stays.
Ideal for: Shoppers and those who prefer a cosmopolitan atmosphere close to both the historic sites and modern amenities.
Castellammare and Vucciria:
Highlights: Lively areas known for their night markets and vibrant nightlife, close to the city’s port and historic markets like La Vucciria and Mercato del Capo.
Accommodation: Range from charming old palazzos converted into modern accommodations to simpler, budget-friendly options.
Ideal for: Young travelers and night owls looking to experience Palermo’s dynamic evening culture.
Each of these areas offers a different perspective of Palermo, catering to various preferences whether you're there for the history, the beaches, shopping, or the nightlife.

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Our direct flights make reaching this Sicilian gem simple and stress-free, ensuring a travel experience that’s as enjoyable as the destination itself. Whether you’re drawn to Palermo's rich history, stunning coastal landscapes, or culinary cuisine, we are ready to take you there. Book your flight to Palermo today and discover the unique charms of this beautiful city. With Universal Air, your Sicilian adventure starts the moment you step on board.

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