Catania to Palermo by train
Travelling from Catania to Palermo by train
Fast trains from Catania to Palermo take around 2 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 167 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Catania and Palermo.
1. Are there direct trains from Catania to Palermo?
Direct trains from Catania to Palermo have been found.
We usually find around 16 direct trains on the route from Catania to Palermo every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 14 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Catania to Palermo?
The Catania to Palermo train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Catania to Palermo train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Palermo is usually scheduled to depart Catania around 05:00 and the last train is around 19:32.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Catania to Palermo train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Catania to Palermo are $15.17.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $14 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $15. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Catania to Palermo 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 Catania to Palermo by train.
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Which train companies operate between Catania and Palermo?
More than one train company operates on the route from Catania to Palermo, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- 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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