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Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale by train

It takes an average of 11h 56m to travel from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale by train, over a distance of around 266 miles (428 km). There are normally 12 trains per day travelling from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale and tickets for this journey start from $41.85 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 9h 55m
PriceFrom $41.85
Distance266 miles (428 km)
Frequency12 trains per day
First train07:58
Last train22:00
Departure stationRoma Termini
Arrival stationPalermo Centrale
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia

Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale train times

Check out the next trains departing from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale for Monday Jun 14th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
08:58 Roma Termini19:25 Palermo CentraleFrecciargento 8333 Trenitalia Get tickets10h 27m, 1 change
10:10 Roma Termini20:05 Palermo CentraleFrecciargento 8875 Trenitalia Get tickets9h 55m, 2 changes
11:26 Roma Termini23:05 Palermo CentraleIntercity 733 Trenitalia Get tickets11h 39m, direct
12:00 Roma Termini23:05 Palermo CentraleFrecciarossa 9519 Trenitalia Get tickets11h 5m, 1 change
13:00 Roma Termini23:05 Palermo CentraleFrecciarossa 9583 Trenitalia Get tickets10h 5m, 2 changes
14:05 Roma Termini06:46 Palermo CentraleFrecciargento 8867 Trenitalia Get tickets16h 41m, 3 changes
18:20 Roma Termini07:47 Palermo CentraleFrecciargento 8519 Trenitalia Get tickets13h 27m, 3 changes
21:31 Roma Termini09:29 Palermo CentraleInterCityNight 1975 Trenitalia Get tickets11h 58m, 1 change
21:31 Roma Termini10:07 Palermo CentraleInterCityNight 1975 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 36m, direct
22:35 Roma Termini09:29 Palermo CentraleFrecciarossa 35545 Trenitalia Get tickets10h 54m, 2 changes

Trenitalia and Intercity trains from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale

You can travel from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale on 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.

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 Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale

The price of train tickets from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale starts at $41.85 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 Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale 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 Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale

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

The average journey time by train between Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale is 11 hours and 56 minutes, with around 12 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 Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale is 9 hours and 55 minutes.

How much does the train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale cost?

Train tickets from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale can start from as little as $41.85 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 Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale?

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.

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

The first train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale leaves at 07:58. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale leaves at 22:00. 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 Roma Termini and Palermo Centrale by train?

Trains travelling from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale cover a distance of around 266 miles (428 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/14/2021. 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 08/29/2021 for travel on 08/29/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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