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The train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale usually takes 12 hours 16 minutes on average to travel 428 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 10 hours 5 minutes. You can expect to find 16 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Palermo Centrale, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. Trenitalia are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Palermo Centrale in no time.
To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $24.98.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Palermo Centrale, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.
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.
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.
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 Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale is 12 hours and 16 minutes, with around 16 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale is 10 hours and 5 minutes.
Train tickets from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale can start from as little as $24.98 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale leaves at 08:58. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale leaves at 23:30. 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.
Trains travelling from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale cover a distance of around 266 miles (428 km) during the journey.