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    12hr 22m

Travelling from Palermo to Florence by train

Fast trains from Palermo to Florence take around 12 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 653 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Palermo and Florence.

Are there direct trains from Palermo to Florence?

Journeys between Palermo and Florence usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Palermo to Florence every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Palermo to Florence?

The Palermo to Florence train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Palermo to Florence train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Florence is usually scheduled to depart Palermo around 06:50 and the last train is around 20:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Palermo around 06:50, and the last at 21:10.

When to book Palermo to Florence train tickets?

Trains in Italy usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Palermo to Florence by train.

Which train companies operate between Palermo and Florence?

More than one train company operates on the route from Palermo to Florence, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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