Palermo Airport - Car Hire

Palermo Airport, is the most important one in Sicily due to location, just 35 kilometers from the city center of the capital of the region. In the Italian ranking of the airport of passengers’ amount is just in the 11th position after Turin, but the third in South Italy. The main connections are with Italy airports but it’s also connected with some European cities.

The main Italian cities connected with Palermo Airport with Milano, Orio al Serio, Treviso, Naples, Pisa and Turin. While there are also flights from/to Paris, London, Bruxelles and seasonal flights to Tunisi, New York and Tel Aviv. So if you are a traveler which would like to visit the best places in Sicily, the service for you is the car rental of Pepecar where you can find the best car, which is perfect for all your needs.

The official name is aeroporto Internazionale Falcone e Borsellino di Palermo - Punta Raisi,  due to the fact which is located next to the little town of Punta Raisi and dedicated to Giovanni Falcone e Paolo Borsellino.

The company of the airport was founded in the 1953, there was the need to have a new and bigger airport after the Boccadifalco Airport was not efficient for all the traffic. The inauguration was celebrated in the 1960, and all over the years was innovated and got bigger. Just 4 years ago also low cost companies arrived in this airport and then the traffic of passengers got always higher.

The airport has just one terminal but has all the services that you could need such as WiFi, lounges, shops, hotels, bars, restaurants, ATMs, information desk, Pharmacy, duty free shops. If you are here for the beautiful beaches and towns of Sicily, you should rent a car with the search engine of Pepecar, where are present a lot of models.

The best places that you should visit in Palermo are: Cattedrale di Palermo, Teatro, Palazzo dei Normanni, Catacombe dei Cappuccini,  Cappella Palatina.

Some of the best cities in Sicily are:

  • Palermo
  • Messina
  • Siracusa
  • Caltanissetta
  • Agrigento
  • Marsala
  • Trapani
  • Mazara del Vallo
  • Cefalù

All these places are really easy to reach if you hire a car in Catania Airport with the search engine of Pepecar.


If you need to reach Palermo airport here there are the directions from some of the main places nearby:

  • From Palermo: the distance between Palermo and the airport is just around 32 kilometers. Taking E90, in 40 minutes you’ll arrive to Palermo Airport, the best way is to use the service of Pepecar of car rental so you are totally free to move as you prefer.
  • From Trapani: between Trapani and Palermo airport there are more than 85 kilometers. You should take the A29 with direction Punta Raisi and in 56 minutes you’ll arrive at the airport.
  • From Cefalù: from Cefalù to Palermo Airtport there are 107 kilometers. To reach the airport you can hire a car in Cefalù and reach the airport taking the E90 in just 1 hour and 28 minutes.


Address: ITALY, Punta Raisi Cinisi (Palermo), 90 145

Telephone: 0039 80 05 41 88 0

Opening Hours: 24/7