Messina to Palermo by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Messina to Palermo by train
Fast trains from Messina to Palermo take around 3 hours, covering a distance of approximately 194 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Messina and Palermo.
1. Are there direct trains from Messina to Palermo?
Journeys between Messina and Palermo usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 5 departures on the route from Messina to Palermo every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 2 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Messina to Palermo?
The Messina to Palermo train travel time is normally about 3 hours, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Messina to Palermo train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Palermo is usually scheduled to depart Messina around 07:35 and the last train is around 18:00.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Messina around 08:35, and the last at 10:25.
What's the Messina to Palermo train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Messina to Palermo are $11.40.
When to book Messina 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 Messina to Palermo by train.
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Which train companies operate between Messina and Palermo?
More than one train company operates on the route from Messina 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.
Palermo to Messina by train