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Naples to Palermo by train

The journey from Naples to Palermo by train is 193.89 mi and takes 10 hr 10 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 8:34 AM and the last at 11:46 PM. It is possible to travel from Naples to Palermo by train for as little as $41.98 or as much as $99.04. The best price for this journey is $41.98.

Lowest Price$41.98
Journey Duration10 hr 10 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$41.98
Highest Price$99.04
First Departure8:34 AM
Last Departure11:46 PM
Distance193.89 mi
DepartureNaples
ArrivalPalermo
CarriersFrecciarossa, InterCityNotteMore

Naples to Palermo Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jul 14, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Naples to Palermo?

The prices for train tickets from Naples to Palermo vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Naples to Palermo will cost $41.98. The average train ticket price is approximately $62.19. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, a train ticket from Naples to Palermo will cost you $62.19. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does the journey from Naples to Palermo take by train?

The average journey time is 10 hr 10 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 193.89 mi from Naples to Palermo. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Naples to Palermo to take longer than 10 hr 10 min. In order to get from Naples to Palermo faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Naples and Palermo will complete the journey in 8 hr 25 min. On average, it will take you about 10 hr 10 min to travel the 193.89 mi between Naples and Palermo.

When do departures from Naples to Palermo leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Naples to Palermo leaving at 8:34 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 11:46 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Naples to Palermo, which usually leaves at 8:34 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 11:46 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Naples to Palermo route?

You will be able to leave Naples by using stations such as Naples International Airport, NAP,Naples Central station. These connect you to stations including Palermo Via Belgio,Palermo - Oreto Orsi,Palermo Port,Palermo Via della Libertà,Palermo, Centrale,Palermo La Malfa,Palermo, Piazza Cairoli in Palermo. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Naples or in Palermo, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Naples to Palermo?

You will be able to travel from Naples to Palermo using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 4 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Naples to Palermo using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 2 direct connections from Naples to Palermo each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 2 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Naples to Palermo. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Naples 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 Naples 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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $29.92 to $68.72 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 56% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Naples to Palermo

The cheapest Naples - Palermo train tickets can be found for as low as $35.92 if you’re lucky, or $53.21 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $61.76.

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.

Frecciarossa, operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company, is a renowned high-speed train service in Italy. FRECCIAROSSA trains, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, connect major cities including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, and Turin.

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 Naples to Palermo

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciarossa and DB - Intercity when traveling from Naples to Palermo.

Premium

Premium service includes a wider seat, more legroom, and access to additional amenities such as a welcome drink and a choice of newspapers. Coach 4 on the Frecciarossa 1000 train is reserved for the Premium level.
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Standard

Standard is the basic level of service and includes a comfortable seat and access to basic onboard services. Coaches 5-8 are for the Standard level with seats covered in gray eco-leather.
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Executive

Executive is the highest level of service and includes all of the amenities of the Business level, as well as a personal entertainment system, and gourmet meals served by a dedicated onboard chef.
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Business

Business service is designed for business travelers and includes all of the amenities of the Premium level, as well as access to a dedicated Business Lounge and priority boarding. Coaches 2 and 3 of Frecciarossa 1000 are reserved for the Business level of service.
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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

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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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 Frecciarossa 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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Seek serenity? Frecciarossa offers designated quiet zones for Business Class to ensure a peaceful journey, free from distractions.
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No matter the model – be it ETR 500, ETR 600, ETR 700, or ETR 1000 – every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciarossa 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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Satiate your hunger at the FrecciaBistrò, stationed at the train's center. Or, for added convenience, order directly to your seat through the Portale FRECCE's EasyBistrò. Premium and Business Class travelers receive complimentary snacks and drinks, while Executive Class passengers delight in gourmet meals curated by chef Carlo Cracc.
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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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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 Frecciarossa, DB - Intercity and Italo from Naples to Palermo
Compare services on board when travelling from Naples to Palermo by train.
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Naples to Palermo CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
21.84kg
Bus
23.4kg
Flight
62.41kg
Car
49.92kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Naples to Palermo by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Naples and Palermo are 21.84kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Naples and Palermo? By taking the train between Naples and Palermo you will save 40.57kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.56kg compared to a bus and 28.08kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Naples to Palermo?
A train ticket from Naples to Palermo is $62.19. 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 $41.98.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Naples to Palermo?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Naples to Palermo is $41.98. 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 Naples and Palermo by train?
Naples to Palermo is 193.89 mi.
How long does the train between Naples and Palermo take?
Naples to Palermo is on average 10 hr 10 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 8 hr 25 min.
Which companies operate from Naples to Palermo?
The train journey from Naples to Palermo is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Frecciarossa, InterCityNotte, Traghetto, DB - Intercity, Regionale Veloce and Italo.
How many train connections per day go from Naples to Palermo?
Naples to Palermo has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Naples to Palermo leave?
The earliest train from Naples to Palermo departs at 8:34 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 Naples to Palermo depart?
The latest train from Naples to Palermo departs at 11:46 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 Naples 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 $41.98 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.
How many direct connections depart from Naples to Palermo?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from Naples to go to Palermo.
What's the fastest journey time between Naples to Palermo by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Naples and Palermo is 8 hr 25 min.
Is there a direct train from Naples to Palermo?
Yes, there is a direct train between Naples and Palermo.
What are the CO2 emissions for Naples to Palermo by train?
The train journey from Naples to Palermo creates 21.84kg of CO2 emissions.

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