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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 journey 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
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Palermo from Berlin?

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
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 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 07/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Berlin to Palermo closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Palermo, Italy?

The restriction level for your return train to Berlin, Germany from Palermo is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Berlin from Palermo restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 07/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Berlin from Palermo closer to your date of departure here.

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).
How long does it take from Berlin to Palermo by train?
On average the Berlin to Palermo train time is 36 h 37 min  covering the 993 miles (1602 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Berlin to Palermo train leave from? Which Palermo train station do I come into from Berlin?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arriving in Palermo Centrale.

Where do I find the Berlin train station to Palermo? Where is the Palermo train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Berlin Hbf, is located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city centre of Berlin.

The most popular arrival train station, Palermo Centrale, is located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city centre of Palermo.

How many train services per day are there between Berlin and 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 between Berlin and Palermo.
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+49 302971055
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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