Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Palermo

Showing times and prices for 18 May

Cheapest

£118

Average

£178

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Bologna to Palermo will cost around £ 178 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 118.

Cheapest
02:15Bologna San Ruffillo17h10 19:25Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1181One-way
2nd Cheapest
22:18Bologna Centrale24h47 23:05Palermo Centrale
2 changes
£1401One-way
09:07Bologna Centrale13h58 23:05Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1411One-way
09:37Bologna Centrale13h28 23:05Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1441One-way
02:15Bologna San Ruffillo17h10 19:25Palermo Centrale
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£1501One-way

Train schedule Bologna to Palermo

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02:15Bologna San Ruffillo17h10 19:25Palermo Centrale
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02:15Bologna San Ruffillo17h10 19:25Palermo Centrale
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09:07Bologna Centrale13h58 23:05Palermo Centrale
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09:37Bologna Centrale13h28 23:05Palermo Centrale
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16:18Bologna Centrale19h39 11:57Palermo Centrale
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19:37Bologna Centrale13h47 09:24Palermo Centrale
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20:37Bologna Centrale15h20 11:57Palermo Centrale
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22:18Bologna Centrale24h47 23:05Palermo Centrale
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Wed
18 May
£105Intercity
£68Flixbus
£90Wizz Air
Thu
19 May
£113Intercity
£36Flixbus
£90Wizz Air
Fri
20 May
£105Intercity
£46Flixbus
£116Malta Air
Sat
21 May
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£105sais
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22 May
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Mon
23 May
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£71Autoservizi Salemi
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Tue
24 May
£88Frecciarossa
£68Flixbus
£99Wizz Air
Wed
25 May
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£71Autoservizi Salemi
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Thu
26 May
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£105sais
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Fri
27 May
£105Intercity
£71Autoservizi Salemi
£93Malta Air
Sat
28 May
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£105sais
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Sun
29 May
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£109sais
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Mon
30 May
£85Frecciarossa
£39Flixbus
£118Malta Air
Tue
31 May
£88Frecciarossa
£68Flixbus
£99Wizz Air
Wed
1 Jun
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£71Autoservizi Salemi
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Thu
2 Jun
£94Frecciarossa
£59Flixbus
£58Wizz Air
Fri
3 Jun
£85Frecciarossa
£58Flixbus
£63ITA
Sat
4 Jun
£78Intercity
£58Flixbus
£63ITA
Sun
5 Jun
£76Intercity Notte
£70Flixbus
£89ITA
Mon
6 Jun
£66Frecciarossa
£46Flixbus
£63ITA

Fastest train times from Bologna to Palermo

Showing times and prices for 18 May

Fastest Journey

13 h 28 m

Average

16 h 54 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

729 km

It's difficult to get from Bologna to Palermo without changing at least once.

Fastest
09:37Bologna Centrale13h28 23:05Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1441One-way
2nd Fastest
19:37Bologna Centrale13h47 09:24Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£3091One-way
09:07Bologna Centrale13h58 23:05Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1411One-way
20:37Bologna Centrale15h20 11:57Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£2161One-way
02:15Bologna San Ruffillo17h10 19:25Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1181One-way

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Overview: Train from Bologna to Palermo

distanceDistance451 miles (728 km)
durationAverage train duration16 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price£105 (€119)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesIntercity Notte, Intercity, Trenitalia, Frecciargento or Frecciarossa

Trains from Bologna to Palermo cover the 451 miles (728 km) long journey taking on average 16 h 47 min with our travel partners like Intercity Notte, Intercity, Trenitalia, Frecciargento or Frecciarossa. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £105, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £87. Travellers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

Train providers: Trenitalia and Frecciarossa trains Bologna to Palermo

Buy your official Trenitalia and Frecciarossa train tickets between Bologna and Palermo from £87 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railway company but also the country's largest train operator with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Find the perfect train to cover the 451 miles (728 km) long trip between Bologna and Palermo with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different fares like the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals! Check out the current Trenitalia timetable and book a cheap train between Bologna and Palermo in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Bologna to Palermo journey, such as departure and arrival times, train stations, number of stops, journey times and more.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Trenitalia when booking your train tickets from Bologna to Palermo due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Refund or voucher policy
    • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
    • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
    • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

    Travel Tips: Trains from Bologna to Palermo

    Travel by train to Palermo easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bologna to Palermo.
    FAQs

    How much do cheap train tickets to Palermo from Bologna cost?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Palermo from Bologna for as little as £87  in the next 7 days.

    What is the average price of train tickets to Palermo from Bologna?

    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Bologna to Palermo train price to come in at an average of £105  one way.

    What is the distance by train from Bologna to Palermo?

    You should expect to travel around 451 miles (728 km)  between Bologna and Palermo by train.

    What is the average Bologna to Palermo train duration?

    On average the train from Bologna to Palermo duration is 16 h 47 min  for the 451 miles (728 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

    What station does the Bologna to Palermo train leave from? Which Palermo train station do I come into from Bologna?

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

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

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Bologna Centrale, is located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city centre of Bologna.

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

    Which train companies can get me from Bologna to Palermo?

    If you're looking for trains from Bologna to Palermo, you can rely on Intercity Notte, Intercity, Trenitalia, Frecciargento or Frecciarossa to get you to Palermo. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Bologna to Palermo route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many train services are there to Palermo from Bologna a day?

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

    When is the earliest train from Bologna to Palermo? When is the last train from Bologna to Palermo?

    The first Bologna to Palermo train departs at 07: 07   and the last train from Bologna to Palermo leaves at 22: 35. Check out the most up-to-date Bologna to Palermo train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    How early should I buy train tickets between Bologna and Palermo to score the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Bologna and Palermo within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £105 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Bologna to Palermo a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Bologna
    Palermo
    The major railway station for departures from Bologna is Bologna Centrale. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bologna Centrale for your trip between Bologna and Palermo.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
    Public transport options for Bologna Centrale
    Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
    Monorail lines: Marconi Express
    Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN