Palermo Airport "Falcone e Borsellino" is located about 45 Km from the town of Castellammare del Golfo (Province of Trapani), and offers national and international connections with major Italian and European cities. In fact there are numerous flag carriers (Alitalia) and low-cost (EasyJet and Ryanair), which serve the airport in Palermo. From Palermo-Punta Raisi airport to reach by car the splendid gulf of Castellammare is necessary to take the highway A29 (towards Trapani) exit of Castellamare del Golfo (without toll).
We recommend booking a rental service with driver (NCC) or TAXI in advance. A professional, licensed for public transport, will pick you up at the airport arrivals hall and take you to your destination. Using a private transfer is definitely the most comfortable and safe solution that will save you time and effort, especially if you travel with lots of luggage, in a group with friends or with your family; in this way, in fact, you will arrive loads and rested to enjoy your holiday in the wonderful Castellammare del Golfo. Depending on the vehicle category and number of passengers, the cost can vary from € 55 to € 130 and Castellammare can be reached in just over 30 minutes. The rental service with driver it is the choice in any case recommended for groups of friends / family (4 or more people), who want to comfortably (and quickly) reach the city of Castellammare directly from the airport. In fact, special rates are provided for mini-groups of people. For more information you can contact us on our chat or via email.
For information on transfer prices see our page Palermo Airport from/to Castellammare del Golfo - Prices.
There are no quick connections to the city of Castellamare from Palermo. For these reasons the recommended route remains the rental service with driver (NCC) or Taxi that will pick you up directly from the "arrivals" area of the airport. Alternatively, there is a bus connection from the Palermo-Punta Raisi airport to Castellammare del Golfo, offered by private transport companies. There is no direct connection with trains from the "Falcone-Borsellino" airport to the city of Castellammare. It is in fact necessary to reach the central station in advance (piazza Giulio Cesare) and then continue to Castellammare with the regional railway line managed by Trenitalia.
From the "Falcone Borsellino" airport there is no direct train connection to the city of Castellammare. It is therefore advisable to reach the central station of Palermo with the shuttle service run by the company Prestia and Commandè and then continue to Castellammare with regional routes served by Trenitalia. The journey time from Palermo central station is about 2 hours 10 minutes. To find timetables, seasonal promotions and daily trips recommends visiting the rail transport service site.
From the airport of Palermo, terminal "arrivals", the company Autoservizi Russo and the Tarantola Bus make connections with the city of Castellammare. More trips daily during the day (even on Sundays), excluding holidays. For info and reservations, see the websites of the transport companies.
Once you get to the central station of Castellammare, you will reach the center of the city directly from Largo Petrolo: its view of the marvelous Gulf will surely leave you speechless. From the station it is possible to reach, alternatively, the "Cala Marina", embellished by the historic staircase of embroidered tiles that leads directly to the port, or reach one of the jewels of the Arab-Norman in Sicily: the castle of Casteddammari (in Sicilian dialect). In the historic center, the Palazzo Comunale (and the garden inside), the historical cinema-theater "Apollo" and the Arena delle Rose.