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Travel from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station by train in 14 hours 10 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station by train is 17 hours 14 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 14 hours 10 minutes. Around 11 trains per day travel the 553 miles (890 km) between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way to Milan Central Station. As the main train operator on this route, you'll probably be travelling on a Trenitalia service for all or at least part of your journey to Milan Central Station.

Book train tickets from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from €42.80. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station by train

It takes an average of 17h 14m to travel from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station by train, over a distance of around 553 miles (890 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station and tickets for this journey start from €42.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 14h 10m
PriceFrom €42.80
Distance553 miles (890 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
First train05:07
Last train21:35
Departure stationPalermo Centrale
Arrival stationMilan Central Station
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Flixbus

Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station train times

Check out the next trains departing from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station for Tuesday 25th January 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
04:07 18:24 14h 17m, 3 changes
04:07 18:50 14h 43m, 2 changes
05:50 20:00 14h 10m, 1 change
07:32 22:00 14h 28m, 3 changes
09:00 06:05 21h 5m, 3 changes
11:35 10:20 22h 45m, 1 change
13:30 09:00 19h 30m, 3 changes
17:48 10:35 16h 47m, 2 changes
19:55 11:30 15h 35m, 3 changes
19:55 11:50 15h 55m, 2 changes

Trenitalia trains from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station

You can travel from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station 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 Centrale to Milan Central Station

The price of train tickets from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station starts at €42.80 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 Milan Central Station 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 Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station? 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 Milan Central Station take?

The average journey time by train between Palermo Centrale and Milan Central Station is 17 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 Milan Central Station by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station is 14 hours and 10 minutes.

How much does the train from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station cost?

Train ticket prices from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station can start from as little as €42.80 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 Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station?

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

What time does the first train from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station leave?

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

What time does the last train from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station leave?

The last train from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station 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 Milan Central Station by train?

Trains travelling from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station cover a distance of around 553 miles (890 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan Central Station to Palermo Centrale.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/25/2022. 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 11/20/2021 for travel on 11/20/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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