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About the train journey from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale

Want to travel from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale usually takes 5 hours 9 minutes on average to travel 103 miles (166 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 3 hours 49 minutes. You can expect to find 15 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Catania Centrale and Palermo Centrale, you’ll need to make 1 change on your way to Palermo Centrale.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Catania Centrale 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 £17.38.

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.

Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale by train

It takes an average of 5h 9m to travel from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale by train, over a distance of around 103 miles (166 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale and tickets for this journey start from £17.38 when you book in advance.

First train

03:48

Last train

22:58

Departure station

Catania Centrale

Arrival station

Palermo Centrale

Journey time

From 3h 49m

Distance

103 miles (166 km)

Frequency

15 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From £17.38

Train and bus operators

Flixbus, Sais_Regional

Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale train times

Check out the next trains departing from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale for Tuesday 18th June 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:35 09:29 3h 54m, 2 changes
07:32 11:29 3h 57m, 1 change
07:52 12:32 4h 40m, 1 change
08:22 14:17 5h 55m, 2 changes
09:15 14:23 5h 8m, 1 change
11:32 15:29 3h 57m, 1 change
11:40 15:29 3h 49m, 2 changes
13:32 17:29 3h 57m, 1 change
14:31 19:05 4h 34m, 1 change
15:32 19:37 4h 5m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale

The price of train tickets from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale starts at £17.38 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 Catania Centrale 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Catania Centrale and Palermo Centrale is 5 hours and 9 minutes, with around 15 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 Catania Centrale and Palermo Centrale by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale is 3 hours and 49 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale can start from as little as £17.38 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale?

No, there are no direct train services from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale. Travelling from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale leaves at 03:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale leaves at 22:58. 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 Catania Centrale and Palermo Centrale by train?

Trains travelling from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale cover a distance of around 103 miles (166 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale.

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