The cheapest trains from Milan to Palermo

Showing times and prices for 27 Nov

Cheapest

£148

Average

£152

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 Milan to Palermo will cost around £ 152 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 148.

Cheapest
08:10Milan Centrale14h55 23:05Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1481One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:00Milan Centrale15h05 23:05Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1561One-way

Timetable Milan to Palermo

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sat, 27 Nov
08:00Milan Centrale15h05 23:05Palermo Centrale
0 changes
08:10Milan Centrale14h55 23:05Palermo Centrale
0 changes

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Sat
27 Nov
£148Frecciarossa
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Sun
28 Nov
£121Intercity
£89Flixbus
£19Wizz Air
Mon
29 Nov
£84Intercity Notte
£80Flixbus
£27Wizz Air
Tue
30 Nov
£75Intercity Notte
£76Flixbus
£10Malta Air
Wed
1 Dec
£75Intercity Notte
£80Autoservizi Salemi
£8Wizz Air
Thu
2 Dec
£75Intercity Notte
£111sais
£10Malta Air
Fri
3 Dec
£121Intercity
£80Autoservizi Salemi
£13Wizz Air
Sat
4 Dec
£75Intercity Notte
£76Flixbus
£63Wizz Air
Sun
5 Dec
£75Intercity Notte
£76Flixbus
£30Wizz Air
Mon
6 Dec
£71Intercity Notte
£76Flixbus
£11Wizz Air
Tue
7 Dec
£71Intercity Notte
£71Flixbus
£9Malta Air
Wed
8 Dec
£71Intercity Notte
£76Flixbus
£10Malta Air
Thu
9 Dec
£71Intercity Notte
£111sais
£9Malta Air
Fri
10 Dec
£71Intercity Notte
£80Flixbus
£4Wizz Air
Sat
11 Dec
£75Intercity Notte
£71Flixbus
£51ITA
Sun
12 Dec
£71Intercity Notte
£111sais
£9Wizz Air
Mon
13 Dec
£65Intercity
£71Flixbus
£4Wizz Air
Tue
14 Dec
£65Intercity
£78Autoservizi Salemi
£4Wizz Air
Wed
15 Dec
£65Intercity
£78Autoservizi Salemi
£4Wizz Air
Thu
16 Dec
£73Intercity
£78Autoservizi Salemi
£4Wizz Air

The fastest trains from Milan to Palermo

Showing times and prices for 27 Nov

Fastest Journey

14 h 55 m

Average

15 h

Trains per day

2

Distance

887 km

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

Fastest
08:10Milan Centrale14h55 23:05Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1481One-way
2nd Fastest
08:00Milan Centrale15h05 23:05Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1561One-way

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Train Information from Milan to Palermo

distanceDistance549 miles (886 km)
durationAverage train duration15 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£100 (€113)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesIntercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Intercity or Trenitalia

Trains from Milan to Palermo cover the 549 miles (886 km) long journey taking on average 15 h 5 min with our travel partners like Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Intercity or Trenitalia. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £75, but the average price of train tickets is £100. Travellers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

Train providers

Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from Milan to Palermo

Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains will get you from Milan to Palermo from £75. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Enjoy the train ride to Palermo from Milan 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 to Palermo from Milan 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 Milan and Palermo, you can expect to travel 549 miles (886 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Milan to Palermo trip and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!

    These are Trenitalia 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train to Palermo from Milan:

    • 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 Milan 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 Milan to Palermo.
    FAQs
    How much does a cheap train between Milan and Palermo cost?
    You can find a cheap train from Milan to Palermo for some dates and times for as low as £75  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket from Milan to Palermo?
    If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Milan to Palermo train to cost on average £100  one way.
    What is the distance by train from Milan to Palermo?
    The train distance from Milan to Palermo is around 549 miles (886 km).
    How long is the train journey from Milan to Palermo?
    The train time from Milan to Palermo is on average 15 h 5 min  for the 549 miles (886 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Milan and Palermo by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    Which train station in Milan goes to Palermo? Which train station do I come into Palermo from Milan?

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

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

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Milano Centrale and need to travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Palermo most often arrive at Palermo Centrale and need to travel around 0.6 miles (1 km) from this train station to the city centre.

    What train companies go from Milan to Palermo?
    For the route from Milan to Palermo you can take a train with Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Intercity or Trenitalia. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Milan and Palermo on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many train services are there between Milan and Palermo a day?
    On average, there is 1 train a day from Milan to Palermo. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When is the earliest train from Milan to Palermo? When is the last train from Milan to Palermo?
    The first Milan to Palermo train departs at 07: 00   and the last train from Milan to Palermo leaves at 22: 20. Check out the most up-to-date Milan to Palermo train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    When should I book Milan Palermo train tickets to score the best deals?
    The price of a one way train ticket from Milan to Palermo is on average £100 if you purchase 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 providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Milan to Palermo available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Milan
    Palermo
    The major railway station for departures from Milan is Milano Centrale. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Milano Centrale for your trip between Milan and Palermo.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 22: 20
    Public transport options for Milano Centrale
    Metro lines: M2 (green), M3 (yellow)
    Tram lines: 1
    Bus lines: 5, 9, 10, 42, 81, 87, 152, 728, N26, NM2, NM3, Air Bus, Orio Shuttle
    Train lines: FR, FB, EC, Thello, XP2, R28, IC, ICN, RV, R, Regio, Italo
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    Public transport options for Milano Porta Garibaldi
    Metro lines: M2, M5
    Bus lines: 43, 56, 70, 94
    Train lines: R21, R31, S1, S11, S2, S5, S7, S8