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.
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2 h 59 m
3 h 41 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||103 miles (166 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 59 min|
|Average train ticket price||£16 (€18)|
|Train companies||Regionale 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.
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.
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!
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Omio customers book a train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale most frequently for this route.
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.
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