The cheapest trains from Catania to Palermo

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£13

Average

£16

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 Catania to Palermo will cost around £ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 13.

Cheapest
07:20Catania Centrale3h09 10:29Palermo Centrale
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£131One-way
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04:44Catania Centrale3h15 07:59Palermo Centrale
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£131One-way
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15:30Catania Centrale2h59 18:29Palermo Centrale
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£131One-way
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13:25Catania Centrale3h04 16:29Palermo Centrale
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£131One-way
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09:15Catania Centrale3h17 12:32Palermo Centrale
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£131One-way

Timetable Catania to Palermo

Showing trains for tomorrow, Mon, 18 Oct
04:44Catania Centrale3h15 07:59Palermo Centrale
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07:20Catania Centrale3h09 10:29Palermo Centrale
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09:15Catania Centrale3h17 12:32Palermo Centrale
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10:20Catania Centrale5h09 15:29Palermo Centrale
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13:25Catania Centrale3h04 16:29Palermo Centrale
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15:30Catania Centrale2h59 18:29Palermo Centrale
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17:18Catania Centrale3h19 20:37Palermo Centrale
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17:47Catania Centrale5h18 23:05Palermo Centrale
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Mon
18 Oct
£13Regionale
Tue
19 Oct
£13Regionale
Wed
20 Oct
£13Regionale
Thu
21 Oct
£13Regionale
Fri
22 Oct
£13Regionale
Sat
23 Oct
£13Regionale
Sun
24 Oct
£13Regionale
Mon
25 Oct
£13Regionale
Tue
26 Oct
£13Regionale
Wed
27 Oct
£13Regionale
Thu
28 Oct
£13Regionale
Fri
29 Oct
£13Regionale
Sat
30 Oct
£13Regionale
Sun
31 Oct
£13Regionale
Mon
1 Nov
£13Regionale
Tue
2 Nov
£13Regionale
Wed
3 Nov
£13Regionale
Thu
4 Nov
£13Regionale
Fri
5 Nov
£13Regionale
Sat
6 Nov
£13Regionale

The fastest trains from Catania to Palermo

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 59 m

Average

3 h 41 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

166 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Catania for Palermo every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 166 km distance in an average of 3 h 41 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 59 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 18 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
15:30Catania Centrale2h59 18:29Palermo Centrale
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£131One-way
2nd Fastest
13:25Catania Centrale3h04 16:29Palermo Centrale
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£131One-way
07:20Catania Centrale3h09 10:29Palermo Centrale
0 changes
£131One-way
04:44Catania Centrale3h15 07:59Palermo Centrale
0 changes
£131One-way
09:15Catania Centrale3h17 12:32Palermo Centrale
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£131One-way

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Train Information between Catania and Palermo

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£16 (€18)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesRegionale Veloce, Regionale, Trenitalia or Intercity

Trains from Catania to Palermo cover the 103 miles (166 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 59 min with our travel partners like Regionale Veloce, Regionale, Trenitalia or Intercity. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £16, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Catania Centrale and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

Train companies

Trenitalia trains between Catania and Palermo

For as little as £13 you can travel by train from Catania to Palermo with Trenitalia. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Trenitalia

Enjoy the train ride from Catania to Palermo with Trenitalia, Italy’s main operator of train services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In many cases, Trenitalia trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia tickets between Catania and Palermo are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travellers, which you can use on Omio. When travelling on a Trenitalia train between Catania and Palermo, you can expect to travel 103 miles (166 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Catania to Palermo route and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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 Catania 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 Catania to Palermo.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains from Catania to Palermo cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Palermo from Catania for as low as £13  for the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Catania to Palermo cost on average?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Catania to Palermo train to cost on average £16  one way.
What is the distance by train from Catania to Palermo?
You should expect to travel around 103 miles (166 km)  between Catania and Palermo by train.
How long is the train to Palermo from Catania?
On average the train from Catania to Palermo duration is 2 h 59 min  for the 103 miles (166 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Catania goes to Palermo? Which train station do I come into Palermo from Catania?

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

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Catania Centrale, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Catania.

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

Which train companies should I travel with from Catania to Palermo?
When taking a train from Catania to Palermo, you can count on Regionale Veloce, Regionale, Trenitalia or Intercity for the best way to get you to Palermo. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Palermo from Catania and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Can I buy a direct train from Catania to Palermo?
Yes, you can look for direct trains from Catania to Palermo with Regionale  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
What time is the earliest train from Catania to Palermo? What time is the last train from Catania to Palermo?
You can take the first train from Catania to Palermo at 05: 20   or take the last train from Catania to Palermo leaving at 16: 20. Look for the latest Catania Palermo train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Palermo from Catania for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Catania to Palermo is on average £16 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Palermo from Catania available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Catania
Palermo
The major railway station for departures from Catania is Catania Centrale. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Catania Centrale for your trip from Catania to Palermo.