Barcelona to Palermo train

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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Palermo

distanceDistance634 miles (1023 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Barcelona to Palermo cover the 634 miles (1023 km) long journey taking on average 44 h 23 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

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FAQs

Travel by train between Barcelona, Spain and Palermo, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Palermo from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Barcelona?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Palermo, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 26/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Barcelona to Palermo closer to your date of departure here.

Return travel from Italy to Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Barcelona from Palermo?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Palermo?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 26/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Barcelona from Palermo.

The train distance from Barcelona to Palermo is around 634 miles (1023 km).
The train time to Palermo from Barcelona is on average 44 h 23 min  for the 634 miles (1023 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Barcelona and Palermo by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city centre of Barcelona.

The most popular arrival train station, Palermo Centrale, is located 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city centre of Palermo.

On average, there is 1 train a day from Barcelona to Palermo. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Palermo
The major railway station for departures from Barcelona is Barcelona Sants. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Barcelona Sants for your trip from Barcelona to Palermo.
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+34 934956020
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Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Barcelona Sants
Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17

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