London to Palermo by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    20:01
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    26hr 49m

Travelling from London to Palermo by train

Fast trains from London to Palermo take around 1 day, 2 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,825 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Palermo.

Are there direct trains from London to Palermo?

Journeys between London and Palermo usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from London to Palermo 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 London to Palermo?

The London to Palermo train travel time is normally about 1 day, 2 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the London to Palermo train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Palermo is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:40 and the last train is around 20:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:18, and the last at 20:31.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book London to Palermo train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 London to Palermo by train.

Which train companies operate between London and Palermo?

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

  • EuroCity
  • Eurostar
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • TGV
  • Thello

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

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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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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