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Overview: Train from Berlin to Palermo

distanceDistance993 miles (1602 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Berlin to Palermo cover the 993 miles (1602 km) long trip taking on average 36 h 37 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Berlin and Palermo?

Travel by train between Berlin, Germany and Palermo, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Palermo from Berlin restricted?

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

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

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 Berlin to Palermo closer to your date of departure here.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from Palermo, Italy?

Return travel from Italy to Germany is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 28/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Berlin from Palermo.

How many miles is it from Berlin to Palermo by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Berlin and Palermo via train to be approximately 993 miles (1602 km).

What is the average Berlin to Palermo train duration?

On average the Berlin to Palermo train time is 36 h 37 min  covering the 993 miles (1602 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When travelling by train from Berlin to Palermo, which train station in Berlin do I depart from and which train station in Palermo do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a train from Berlin Hbf   to Palermo Centrale   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Berlin to go to Palermo? Where is the train station in Palermo located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Berlin Hbf, is located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the city centre of Berlin.

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

How many train services per day are there from Berlin to Palermo?

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Palermo
The major railway station for departures from Berlin is Berlin Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Berlin Hbf for your trip from Berlin to Palermo.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 302971055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7