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The international airport of Palermo - Punta Raisi “Falcone-Borsellino” is about 35 km from the city center.
How to get to Palermo city centre
There is a bus, belonging to the company “Prestia e Comandè”, at the airport exit, on your right. It departs from the airport every 30 minutes. The cost is approximately 6.50 EUR (6 EUR if you book it online). Tickets can be bought on board, but there is a desk insiede the airport, on the ground floor, where you can pay both in cash and by credit card. The nearest stop to the venue of the Symposium is stazione centrale ‘central station’.
By taxi sharing*
A service of taxi sharing is available at the exit, on your right. They collect up to 7 persons, then take you to (various point of) the city center. The cost is approximately 7 EUR (it also depends on your luggage).
Taxi sharing is especially useful on the way back, i.e. to get to the airport, because it picks you up at the hotel. You must book it at least 24 hours in advance and the cost is approximately 10 EUR.
You will find taxis available at the airport exit, on the right. The cost of taxi drive to the city centre/conference venue is approximately 30 EUR.
*Please note that most of the taxies accept only cash payments.
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