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Lecce to Palermo by train

It takes an average of 18h 11m to travel from Lecce to Palermo by train, over a distance of around 300 miles (482 km). There are normally 6 trains per day travelling from Lecce to Palermo and tickets for this journey start from $46.34 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 13h 52m
PriceFrom $46.34
Distance300 miles (482 km)
Frequency6 trains per day
First train06:06
Last train21:13
Departure stationLecce
Arrival stationPalermo
Changes3 changes

Lecce to Palermo train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lecce to Palermo for Tuesday Oct 26th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:06 18:58 13h 52m, 5 changes
06:13 22:05 15h 52m, 4 changes
09:13 05:46 20h 33m, 6 changes
10:47 06:53 20h 6m, 4 changes
15:55 08:29 16h 34m, 3 changes
20:13 18:25 22h 12m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Lecce to Palermo

The price of train tickets from Lecce to Palermo starts at $46.34 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Lecce to Palermo by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Lecce to Palermo

Want to know more about your journey from Lecce to Palermo? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Lecce to Palermo take?

The average journey time by train between Lecce and Palermo is 18 hours and 11 minutes, with around 6 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Lecce and Palermo by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lecce to Palermo is 13 hours and 52 minutes.

How much does the train from Lecce to Palermo cost?

Train tickets from Lecce to Palermo can start from as little as $46.34 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Lecce to Palermo?

No, there are no direct train services from Lecce to Palermo. Travelling from Lecce to Palermo by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

What time does the first train from Lecce to Palermo leave?

The first train from Lecce to Palermo leaves at 06:06. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lecce to Palermo leave?

The last train from Lecce to Palermo leaves at 21:13. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Lecce and Palermo by train?

Trains travelling from Lecce to Palermo cover a distance of around 300 miles (482 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Palermo to Lecce.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lecce to Palermo for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/26/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 10/25/2021 for travel on 10/25/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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