The average price of a 7-day trip to Palermo is $1,469 for a solo traveler, $2,638 for a couple, and $4,946 for a family of 4. Palermo hotels range from $58 to $161 per night with an average of $73, while most vacation rentals will cost $130 to $380 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Palermo Airport (PMO) are between $892 and $1,298 per person for economy flights and $2,799 to $4,073 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $31 to $65 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Palermo, IT

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to PMO and stay in a Palermo hotel:

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Palermo is usually late March.

 

Average Palermo Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Palermo for a week is $1,064-$2,193($152-$313 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $31 to $65 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $493 to $1,090 for economy

Lodging: $70 to $108 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $59 to $72 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Palermo for a week is $2,572-$4,154($367-$593 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $62 to $130 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $986 to $2,180 for economy

Lodging: $70 to $108 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $59 to $72 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Palermo for a week is $3,338-$7,476($477-$1,068 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $124 to $260 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,972 to $4,360 for economy

Lodging: $140 to $216 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $83 to $108 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Palermo

How cheap can you make a vacation to Palermo? The cheapest trip to Palermo is about $106 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $21 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $46.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Palermo for a week is $745-$1,697($106-$242 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $18 to $37 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $493 to $1,090 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $58 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $51 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Palermo for a week is $1,364-$3,046($195-$435 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $74 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $986 to $2,180 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $58 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $21 to $51 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Palermo for a week is $2,680-$6,092($383-$870 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $148 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,972 to $4,360 for economy

Lodging: $92 to $116 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $34 to $77 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Palermo cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Palermo Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Palermo.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Palermo for a week is $2,355-$7,680($336-$1,097 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $59 to $117 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,198 to $2,529 for first class

Lodging: $124 to $161 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $722 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Palermo for a week is $3,966-$11,028($567-$1,575 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $118 to $234 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,396 to $5,058 for first class

Lodging: $124 to $161 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $380 to $722 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Palermo for a week is $7,932-$20,322($1,133-$2,903 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $236 to $468 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,792 to $10,116 for first class

Lodging: $248 to $322 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $532 to $1,155 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Palermo Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Palermo is slightly lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Palermo due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Palermo Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Palermo hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Palermo.

 

Flight Costs to Palermo

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,298 average in mid December to a low of $892 in late March. Median flight price is $806. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Palermo our data includes 180 originating airports, and 123 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Palermo from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $17,143 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Malpensa (MXP) in Milan (Italy) at an average of just $93.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Palermo, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $405, so you can easily save about 45% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Palermo can easily cost $280 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $18 per person. Private tours can cost $551 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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