Ventimiglia to Palermo by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    20hr 8m
  • Distance
    794 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    23hr 12m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Ventimiglia to Palermo by train

Fast trains from Ventimiglia to Palermo take around 20 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 794 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ventimiglia and Palermo.

1. Are there direct trains from Ventimiglia to Palermo?

Journeys between Ventimiglia and Palermo usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Ventimiglia 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 8 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ventimiglia to Palermo?

The Ventimiglia to Palermo train travel time is normally about 20 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ventimiglia to Palermo train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Palermo is usually scheduled to depart Ventimiglia around 09:10 and the last train is around 19:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ventimiglia around 09:12, and the last at 19:57.

When to book Ventimiglia 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 Ventimiglia to Palermo by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ventimiglia and Palermo?

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

  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • Thello

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

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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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