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 £ 142 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 114.
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14 h 35 m
17 h 54 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Milan for Palermo every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 887 km distance in an average of 17 h 54 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 14 h 35 m .
The slowest trains will take 21 h 12 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||549 miles (886 km)|
|Average train duration||21 h 12 min|
|Average train ticket price||£117 (€132)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Frecciarossa, Intercity, Trenitalia, Frecciargento or Intercity Notte|
Trains from Milan to Palermo cover the 549 miles (886 km) long route taking on average 21 h 12 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa, Intercity, Trenitalia, Frecciargento or Intercity Notte. 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 £98, but the average price of train tickets is £117. Travellers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Palermo Centrale.
Travel from Milan to Palermo from £98 with Omio’s train partners Frecciarossa and Trenitalia! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
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 549 miles (886 km) long trip between Milan 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 Milan and Palermo in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Milan 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 to Palermo from Milan due to the coronavirus:
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Milano Centrale and arriving in Palermo Centrale.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Milano Centrale, is located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the city centre of Milan.
The most popular arrival train station, Palermo Centrale, is located 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city centre of Palermo.
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