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Palermo Airport to Scopello without a car

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Palermo Airport to Scopello without a car

Hello - does anyone know if there is a train that goes from palermo Airport to Scapello, or nearby? We can't get a taxi all the way as we have a very car-sick 10 year old :-(

If not possible, I'd be very grateful for any advice on other destinations within easy train travel of Palermo Airport.

Thank you.

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1. Re: Palermo Airport to Scopello without a car

The train isn't running from Palermo's airport.

You would be required to take the Prestia e Commande' bus from the airport to Palermo, and then take the Russo from Palermo to Scopello via Castellammare del Golfo.

www.prestiaecomande.com/linea-aeroporto

http://www.russoautoservizi.it/orari.html

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2. Re: Palermo Airport to Scopello without a car

Ah - I have tickets for the train from the airport into the city!

Do you know how long the bus journey is? Worried my car-sick boy won't manage.

Are there trains to Cefalu - would that be easier?

Thanks so much for your help.

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3. Re: Palermo Airport to Scopello without a car

The bus is the only option from Palermo's airport to Palermo.

There is no train service from the airport due to repairs.

The journey from the airport to Palermo would typically take perhaps 50 minutes, longer in traffic.

Yes, trains run from Palermo to Cefalù, an hour.

Otherwise take the direct Russo bus from Palermo to Scopello.

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4. Re: Palermo Airport to Scopello without a car

Thank you - good to know. We'd had turned up thinking we could get the train! Do you know when the trains are likely to be running again?

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5. Re: Palermo Airport to Scopello without a car

It will take a long time, at least one year or two, the train line has to be completely rebuilt.

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6. Re: Palermo Airport to Scopello without a car

A year minimally, but nothing is ever completed on time in Sicily!!

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