Palermo to Messina by train
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Travelling from Palermo to Messina by train
Fast trains from Palermo to Messina take around 2 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 194 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Palermo and Messina.
1. Are there direct trains from Palermo to Messina?
Journeys between Palermo and Messina usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 7 departures on the route from Palermo to Messina 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 4 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Palermo to Messina?
The Palermo to Messina train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Palermo to Messina train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Messina is usually scheduled to depart Palermo around 05:08 and the last train is around 15:06.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Palermo to Messina train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Palermo to Messina are $11.36.
When to book Palermo to Messina 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 Messina by train.
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Which train companies operate between Palermo and Messina?
More than one train company operates on the route from Palermo to Messina, 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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