International Symposium on Flowering, Fruit Set and Alternate Bearing

Palermo, Italy,June 19th - 23rd 2017


How to reach the venue


“Falcone e Borsellino” airport is located approximately 35 kilometers away from downtown Palermo.
Many national and international airlines, including “low cost” companies, fly to Palermo and to the second closest airport (“Birgi”) located near Trapani, 70 km away from Palermo.
A third international airport is located in Catania (“Fontanarossa”), 190 km east from Palermo.


How to reach Palermo City center from Palermo International Airport “Falcone e Borsellino”

The bus service between "Falcone and Borsellino" Airport and Palermo runs up to every 30 minutes:

- from Arrivals terminal from 5.00 to 24.00

- from Palermo Centrale railway station to Airport Departures terminal from 4.00 to 22.30

Tickets can be bought aboard from the driver. Price: € 6,10 (one-way)

For timetable and information:

How to reach Palermo City center from Trapani International Airport
Terravision bus:
The journey time is approximately 120 minutes.

How to reach Palermo City center from Catania International Airport
SAIS Autolinee:
The journey time is approximately 150 minutes.


The "Falcone and Borsellino" Airport's taxi service runs from 06.00 to 24.00 and the taxi rank is to be found outside the Arrivals Area. The fare from Palermo Centrale railway station to the Airport is about 45 euros.

For timetable and information: Coop. Trinacria: +39 091-6878 and Coop. Autoradio taxi tel: +39 091-513311.


Palermo Airport is about 35 km from Palermo.
From Palermo: take the A29 motorway in the direction of Trapani and exit at "Puntaraisi - Aeroporto Falcone e Borsellino"

Car Rental

Several car rental companies operate at the airport of Palermo.

AddressWeb Site
AVISVia Francesco Crispi,
EUROPCARP.zza M. Boiardo Staz.
HERTZVia Messina
LOCAUTOAerostazione “Falcone Borsellino”

SIXTAerostazione “Falcone Borsellino”
NOLEGGIAREAerostazione “Falcone Borsellino”
GOLDCARAerostazione “Falcone Borsellino”