Palermo Airport

Covid PCR Test

Covid PCR Test

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Palermo Airport in Palermo carries out Covid tests to detect infection from COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The results are usually valid up to 48 hours for Antigen tests and up to 72 hours for PCR tests.


Palermo Airport

Piazza Pietro Micca, 1, 90137 Palermo PA, Italy


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Passengers who have not done the molecular or antigenic test 72 hours prior to their arrival, can do the rapid test/swab at Palermo Airport free of charge and get the results in 15 minutes. The swab can be done in the “Covid-19 test area” easily accessible following a walking path indicated by signage located outside the Arrivals Terminal. Before taking the test, it will be necessary to fill in the following pre registration form, also in a paper copy at the Info Point COVID 19 in the Arrivals Area and at the unit “COVID 19 – TEST AREA”. By filling in and sending the registration form online, it is possible to significantly reduce the waiting time for health screening. The registration does not generate a booking sequence. In order to carry out the free test, it is mandatory to show the boarding card of the passenger.

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The RT-PCR antigen test (Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction) is the standard gold method to quickly and accurately identify any traces of Covid-19 current infection in the body. This is the most common type of test used to prove that you are currently infected when travelling abroad. These tests require a swab, which can be self-administered or performed by a healthcare professional. These swabs are then sent to a specialised laboratory which can often return results in less than 24 hours.

Where can I get a PCR test to detect the infection Coronavirus in Italy?

If you want to do a private test, you can find laboratories or pharmacies in Italy that offers this service. On we have over 4,000 centres throughout Italy offering different types of Covid-19 tests, including PCR tests.

What is the cost for a PCR test in Italy?

As for the cost of other medical services, the prices for a 19-Covid Private molecular test can vary from place to place. In some cases, the price is set by the regions in which the structure performs the test. On average, the cost you can get around 60 € - 80 €. At we try to provide cost information for test centres included on our platform.

Where can I get a Coronavirus test in Italy?

Access to tests that detect infection from Covid-19 in Italy vary from region to region. On you can find laboratories and pharmacies throughout Italy which carried out the tests and you can filter by requirements, test types and results languages.

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These details have been last updated on 17/06/22