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Palermo to Siracusa by train

It takes an average of 7h 20m to travel from Palermo to Siracusa by train, over a distance of around 128 miles (206 km). There are normally 9 trains per day travelling from Palermo to Siracusa and tickets for this journey start from $20.40 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 17m
Price$20.40 - $48.93
Distance128 miles (206 km)
Frequency9 trains per day
Departure stationPalermo
Arrival stationSiracusa
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Palermo to Siracusa train times

Check out the next trains departing from Palermo to Siracusa for Tuesday Jul 7th 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:08 11:29 6h 21m, 1 change
07:31 12:01 4h 30m, direct
09:31 13:48 4h 17m, 1 change
10:00 16:03 6h 03m, 1 change
13:27 18:33 5h 06m, 1 change
17:31 22:09 4h 38m, direct
19:45 07:31 11h 46m, 1 change
20:55 07:55 11h 00m, 1 change
21:35 09:55 12h 20m, 2 changes

Trenitalia trains from Palermo to Siracusa

You can travel from Palermo to Siracusa on Trenitalia 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.

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.

Cheap train tickets from Palermo to Siracusa

Train tickets from Palermo to Siracusa start at $20.40 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $21.95.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price$23.58
on the day
avg. single price$21.95

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 to Siracusa 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 to Siracusa

Want to know more about your journey from Palermo to Siracusa? 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 to Siracusa take?

The average journey time by train between Palermo and Siracusa is 7 hours and 20 minutes, with around 9 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 and Siracusa by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Palermo to Siracusa is 4 hours and 17 minutes.

How much does the train from Palermo to Siracusa cost?

Train tickets from Palermo to Siracusa can start from as little as $20.40 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 to Siracusa?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Palermo to Siracusa without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Palermo to Siracusa. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Palermo to Siracusa leaves at 05:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Palermo to Siracusa 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 and Siracusa by train?

Trains travelling from Palermo to Siracusa cover a distance of around 128 miles (206 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Siracusa to Palermo.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Palermo to Siracusa for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/07/2020. 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 06/29/2020 for travel on 06/30/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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