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.
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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.
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.§
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 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station is 14 hours and 10 minutes.
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.
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.
The first train from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station leaves at 05:07. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Palermo Centrale to Milan Central Station cover a distance of around 553 miles (890 km) during the journey.