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Trains Rome to Palermo: Times, Prices and Tickets

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From $ 44.03
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2 Days

From $ 68.77

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Rome to Palermo?

The prices for train tickets from Rome 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 Rome to Palermo will cost $ 23.50. The average train ticket price is approximately $ 69.05. 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.

Rome to Palermo by train

Best price $ 28.64
Journey duration 11 h 45 min
Connections per day 8
First departure 07:26
Last departure 23:30
Distance 265.3 mi
Departure Rome
Arrival Palermo
Carriers Trenitalia, SNCF, Trainline

Ticket price Rome - Palermo every day

$ 44.03
$ 20.42
In 2 days
$ 68.77
$ 20.42
In 3 days
In 4 days
$ 25.56
In 5 days
In 6 days

Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
$ 23.50
Maximum price
$ 325.35

Rome - Palermo


Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

$ 69

Tuesday, September 27th 2022
Roma Termini - Palermo Centrale
9:26am - 9:58pm
12h 32min
4 changes
CO2: 1.22kg
By Bus

$ 20

Tuesday, September 27th 2022
Roma Tiburtina (Stazione degli autobus) - Palermo (Via Fazello)
9:25pm - 10:45am
13h 20min
CO2: 15.02kg

How long is the journey from Rome to Palermo by train?

In order to get from Rome 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 Rome and Palermo will complete the journey in 9 h 42 min. On average, it will take you about 11 h 45 min to travel the 265.3 mi between Rome and Palermo.

What time are the first and last departures from Rome to Palermo?

The first daily departure from Rome to Palermo leaves at 07:26, while the last journey of the day sets out at 23:30. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Rome and Palermo. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

What are the stations on the Rome to Palermo route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Rome and Palermo. You can start your journey in Rome at stations such as Roma Termini and ROME TERMINI. These connect to stations including Palermo Centrale and PALERMO MAIN STATION 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 Rome to Palermo.

How many times a day do journeys run from Rome to Palermo?

On average, there are 9 daily departures from Rome to Palermo. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 13 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Trenitalia and Trainline, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 4 departures from Rome which travel directly to Palermo. There are 5 journeys with one change or more.


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