Rome to Palermo by train
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Travelling from Rome to Palermo by train
Fast trains from Rome to Palermo take around 11 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 428 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rome and Palermo.
1. Are there direct trains from Rome to Palermo?
Direct trains from Rome to Palermo have been found.
We usually find around 6 direct trains on the route from Rome to Palermo every weekday.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Rome to Palermo?
The Rome to Palermo train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Rome to Palermo train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Palermo is usually scheduled to depart Rome around 07:26 and the last train is around 23:00.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Rome to Palermo train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Rome to Palermo are $19.27.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $56 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $14. 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 Rome 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 Rome to Palermo by train.
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Which train companies operate between Rome and Palermo?
More than one train company operates on the route from Rome to Palermo, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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