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Take the train from Palermo Centrale to London in 28 hours 9 minutes

If you want to travel from Palermo Centrale to London by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Palermo Centrale to London by train to take around 33 hours 14 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 28 hours 9 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 11 trains per day running on this route, which spans 1822 km. You'll have to make 3 changes along the way on your journey to London. Eurostar, TGV or Frecciarossa are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Palermo Centrale to London start from $230.25 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Palermo Centrale to London by train

It takes an average of 33h 14m to travel from Palermo Centrale to London by train, over a distance of around 1132 miles (1822 km). There are normally 11 trains per day traveling from Palermo Centrale to London and tickets for this journey start from $230.25 when you book in advance.

First train

05:07

Last train

21:35

Departure station

Palermo Centrale

Arrival station

London

Journey time

28h 9m

Distance

1822 miles (1132 km)

Frequency

11 trains per day

Changes

3 changes

Price

From $230.25

Train and bus operators

Trenitalia, SNCF, Eurostar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Autoservizi Salemi, Italo, Union Ivkoni (Bus), Itabus, Traveleuro

Palermo Centrale to London train times

Check out the next trains departing from Palermo Centrale to London for Tuesday Jan 31st 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
04:07 12:30 32h 23m, 7 changes
05:50 14:30 32h 40m, 6 changes
05:50 16:30 34h 40m, 3 changes
07:27 16:30 33h 3m, 5 changes
09:00 18:30 33h 30m, 4 changes
09:00 19:27 34h 27m, 4 changes
11:35 20:33 32h 58m, 4 changes
17:48 21:57 28h 9m, 6 changes
17:48 22:35 28h 47m, 4 changes
19:55 08:30 36h 35m, 3 changes

Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Intercity trains from Palermo Centrale to London

You can travel from Palermo Centrale to London on Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Intercity trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Frecciarossa trains are Trenitalia's flagship high-speed trains capable of reaching speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). The "red arrow" trains are distinguished by their comfort, their ultra-modern design and their reduced impact on the environment. All Frecciarossa trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection and four levels of service – Standard, Premium (with drinks and welcome snacks served on arrival, as well as a morning newspaper), Business (with drinks and snacks, morning newspaper and larger seats) and Executive (with Fast Track, access to FrecciaClub lounges in train selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat). From December 2021, you can also travel with Frecciarossa from Milan to Paris via Turin, Modane and Chambéry. The trains are operated by Trenitalia France and have 4 levels of service - Standard, Business, Executive and Meeting Room - and two types of carriages: Silence Area, for those who want to travel in total tranquillity, and Allegro Area, for those who want to chat with their fellow passengers.

Italo is a high-speed train operator that runs services between many of the major cities across Italy. All Italo trains are modern, air conditioned, and have free WiFi available for all travellers. There are four comfort classes, or "ambiances", as Italo like to call them – Smart (the cheapest price), Comfort (with wider seats and extra legroom), Prima (with a welcome selection of food and drink, fast track boarding and extra space), and Executive Club (with all Prima services, extra-wide seats, access to Italo Club lounges and personal entertainment screens at your seat).

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

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Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.

Cheap train tickets from Palermo Centrale to London

The price of train tickets from Palermo Centrale to London starts at $230.25 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 Palermo Centrale to London 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 Palermo Centrale to London

Want to know more about your journey from Palermo Centrale to London? 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 Palermo Centrale to London take?

The average journey time by train between Palermo Centrale and London is 33 hours and 14 minutes, with around 11 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 Palermo Centrale and London by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Palermo Centrale to London is 28 hours and 9 minutes.

How much does the train from Palermo Centrale to London cost?

Train tickets from Palermo Centrale to London can start from as little as $230.25 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 Palermo Centrale to London?

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

What time does the first train from Palermo Centrale to London leave?

The first train from Palermo Centrale to London leaves at 05:07. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Palermo Centrale to London leave?

The last train from Palermo Centrale to London leaves at 21:35. 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 Palermo Centrale and London by train?

Trains travelling from Palermo Centrale to London cover a distance of around 1132 miles (1822 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Palermo Centrale to London for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/31/2023. 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 01/20/2023 for travel on 01/20/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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