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Florence to Palermo by train

The journey from Florence to Palermo by train is 406.08 mi and takes 14 hr 44 min. There are 15 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:12 AM and the last at 9:48 PM. It is possible to travel from Florence to Palermo by train for as little as $45.67 or as much as $200.24. The best price for this journey is $45.67.

Lowest Price$45.67
Journey Duration14 hr 44 min
Connection per Day15
Lowest Price$45.67
Highest Price$200.24
First Departure12:12 AM
Last Departure9:48 PM
Distance406.08 mi
DepartureFlorence
ArrivalPalermo
CarriersRegionale Veloce, FrecciargentoMore

Florence to Palermo Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Feb 23, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Florence to Palermo by train?

Prices will vary when you travel from Florence to Palermo. On average, though, you'll pay about $106.56 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $45.67, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $106.56 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Florence to Palermo.

How long will it take me to travel from Florence to Palermo by train?

The average journey time is 14 hr 44 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 406.08 mi from Florence to Palermo. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Florence to Palermo to take longer than 14 hr 44 min. The journey from Florence to Palermo covers a distance of 406.08 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 14 hr 44 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 11 hr 36 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Florence to Palermo faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

Which stations are used when traveling from Florence to Palermo?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Florence and Palermo. You can start your journey in Florence at stations such as . These connect to stations including in Palermo. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Florence to Palermo.

How many times a day do departures from Florence leave for Palermo?

If you want to get from Florence to Palermo, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 15 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 1 direct journeys between Florence and Palermo. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 14 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Florence to Palermo. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Florence to Palermo.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Florence to Palermo, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Florence to Palermo.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Palermo by train

When travelling to Palermo by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Frecciargento is a high-speed train service operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company of Italy. The name "Frecciargento" means "silver arrow" in Italian, and the trains are known for their sleek, modern design and fast speeds. Frecciargento trains run on high-speed lines and conventional lines, connecting major cities across Italy, including Rome, Verona, Milan, Venice, Florence, and Naples. Frecciargento is one of several high-speed train services offered by Trenitalia, including Frecciarossa and Frecciabianca.

Italo, a subsidiary of the Italian railway company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV), operates a high-speed train service throughout Italy. The 2012 launch of Italo trains, which are both conventional and high-speed, provides travelers with speedy and comfortable travel across Italy. The 300 km/h speed ensures regular and comfortable transportation to major cities like Rome, Naples, Florence, and Milan.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Florence to Palermo

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciargento, Italo and DB - Intercity when traveling from Florence to Palermo.

Second Class

In Frecciargento's Standard Class, you can spend time on the FRECCE Portal, enjoy a comfortable journey in adjustable seats, charge your devices using electrical outlets, and taste delicious food and drinks at the FrecciaBistrò bar.
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First Class

In Frecciargento's First Class, you'll enjoy all the amenities found in Second Class plus more spacious and comfortable seats. Additionally, you'll be treated to complimentary snacks and a small welcome drink of either coffee or prosecco.
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Smart

With the Smart ambiance, experience all the comforts and services of Italo at an affordable price.
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Prima

Experience the best of Italo with the Prima ambiance, providing you with maximum comfort and top-notch services for your entire journey.
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Club Executive

For an even more luxurious and relaxing trip, opt for the Club Ambiance. Here, you'll delight in ultimate comfort and pampering with spacious individual seating arrangements.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

In the First Class of SBB Intercity, you can benefit from personal power socket, more comfortable seats, and larger luggage space. Some IC trains also offer quiet zones and business areas.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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On Frecciargento trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciargento trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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On Frecciargento trains, the FrecciaBistrò café-bar offers snacks, meals, and drinks. Use the Portale FRECCE portal for easy in-seat ordering or approach the staff. First Class travelers enjoy complimentary water, coffee, and a snack choice.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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Italo trains come equipped with free WiFi and the ItaloLive entertainment portal, featuring an array of movies, shows, news, and more.
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All Italo trains provide power sockets at each seat.
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Your train ticket comes with a luggage allowance, which you need to store in specified areas on Italo trains. In Smart ambience coaches, there's a size limit, so ensure your luggage doesn't exceed 75 x 53 x 30 cm. Adhering to these guidelines helps you avoid any penalties.
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For travelers with reduced mobility, Italo trains have priority seating located near an accessible restroom, which includes tactile and Braille signage.
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On Italo trains, while there's no dedicated dining carriage, vending machines in Coaches 3 and 7 (AGV trains) or Coaches 3 and 6 (EVO trains) offer snacks and drinks. Prima Ambience passengers receive a complimentary Welcome Service with a variety of snacks and beverages served at their seat. For an even more luxurious experience, Club Executive Ambience travelers enjoy an exclusive onboard catering service with espresso, pastries, and drinks delivered by attentive staff.
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All Italo trains are equipped with air-conditioning.
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Prams, pushchairs, and folding bicycles are considered standard luggage and should be stored in designated spaces on Italo trains. Oversized luggage and standard bicycles are not allowed. We recommend protecting your bicycle with a cover.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board Frecciargento, Italo and DB - Intercity from Florence to Palermo
Compare services on board when travelling from Florence to Palermo by train.
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Florence to Palermo CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
45.75kg
Bus
49.01kg
Flight
130.7kg
Car
104.56kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Florence to Palermo by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Florence and Palermo are 45.75kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Florence and Palermo? By taking the train between Florence and Palermo you will save 84.95kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.26kg compared to a bus and 58.81kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Florence to Palermo?
A train ticket from Florence to Palermo is $106.56. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $45.67.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Florence to Palermo?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Florence to Palermo is $45.67. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Florence and Palermo by train?
Florence to Palermo is 406.08 mi.
How long does the train between Florence and Palermo take?
Florence to Palermo is on average 14 hr 44 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 11 hr 36 min.
Which companies operate from Florence to Palermo?
The train journey from Florence to Palermo is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Regionale Veloce, Frecciargento, InterCityNotte, Italo, Traghetto, DB - Intercity and Frecciarossa.
How many train connections per day go from Florence to Palermo?
Florence to Palermo has 15 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Florence to Palermo leave?
The earliest train from Florence to Palermo departs at 12:12 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Florence to Palermo depart?
The latest train from Florence to Palermo departs at 9:48 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Florence to Palermo in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $45.67 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Florence to Palermo?
There are 7 station(s) that you can depart from Florence to go to Palermo. You can go from Scandicci Villa Constanza, Firenze Via Valfonda, Firenze Piazzale Montelungo, Florence Rifredi, Firenze Cascine, Firenze Campo Marte Fs and Firenze S. Marco V. and you can arrive at Palermo Autostazione and Palermo Centrale.
How many direct connections depart from Florence to Palermo?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Florence to go to Palermo.
What's the fastest journey time between Florence to Palermo by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Florence and Palermo is 11 hr 36 min.
Is there a direct train from Florence to Palermo?
Yes, there is a direct train between Florence and Palermo.
What are the CO2 emissions for Florence to Palermo by train?
The train journey from Florence to Palermo creates 45.75kg of CO2 emissions.

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