Cheap train tickets from Milan to Palermo

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Cheapest

£114

Average

£142

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.

Cheapest
22:13Milan Porta Garibaldi21h12 19:25Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1141One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:30Milan Centrale14h35 23:05Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1481One-way
20:10Milan Centrale20h45 16:55Palermo Centrale
0 changes
£1521One-way
08:00Milan Centrale15h05 23:05Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1561One-way

Train schedule Milan to Palermo

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 29 May
08:00Milan Centrale15h05 23:05Palermo Centrale
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08:30Milan Centrale14h35 23:05Palermo Centrale
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20:10Milan Centrale20h45 16:55Palermo Centrale
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22:13Milan Porta Garibaldi21h12 19:25Palermo Centrale
0 changes

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Sun
29 May
£114Intercity
£122sais
£81Wizz Air
Mon
30 May
£121Intercity
£88Autoservizi Salemi
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Tue
31 May
£98Intercity Notte
£111sais
£90Wizz Air
Wed
1 Jun
£148Frecciarossa
£88Autoservizi Salemi
£108Wizz Air
Thu
2 Jun
£114Intercity
£55Flixbus
£81Wizz Air
Fri
3 Jun
£114Intercity
£51Flixbus
£54Wizz Air
Sat
4 Jun
£114Intercity
£96sais
£50Wizz Air
Sun
5 Jun
£114Intercity
£59Flixbus
£54Wizz Air
Mon
6 Jun
£77Intercity
£78Autoservizi Salemi
£50Wizz Air
Tue
7 Jun
£77Intercity
£96sais
£36Wizz Air
Wed
8 Jun
£77Intercity
£78Autoservizi Salemi
£45Wizz Air
Thu
9 Jun
£98Intercity Notte
£40Flixbus
£44Malta Air
Fri
10 Jun
£114Intercity
£59Flixbus
£54Wizz Air
Sat
11 Jun
£77Intercity
£51Flixbus
£81Wizz Air
Sun
12 Jun
£87Intercity Notte
£96sais
£59Wizz Air
Mon
13 Jun
£77Intercity
£78Autoservizi Salemi
£50Wizz Air
Tue
14 Jun
£68Intercity
£78Autoservizi Salemi
£36Wizz Air
Wed
15 Jun
£68Intercity
£78Autoservizi Salemi
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Thu
16 Jun
£74Intercity Notte
£42Flixbus
£41Wizz Air
Fri
17 Jun
£80Intercity
£78Autoservizi Salemi
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Fastest train times from Milan to Palermo

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Fastest Journey

14 h 35 m

Average

17 h 54 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

887 km

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.

Fastest
08:30Milan Centrale14h35 23:05Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1481One-way
2nd Fastest
08:00Milan Centrale15h05 23:05Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1561One-way
20:10Milan Centrale20h45 16:55Palermo Centrale
0 changes
£1521One-way
22:13Milan Porta Garibaldi21h12 19:25Palermo Centrale
1 changes
£1141One-way

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Overview: Train from Milan to Palermo

distanceDistance549 miles (886 km)
durationAverage train duration21 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£117 (€132)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa, 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.

Train companies: Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains Milan to Palermo

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
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 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:

    • 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

    What is the cost of cheap trains between Milan and Palermo?

    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Milan to Palermo for the next 7 days starting from £98  one way.

    What is the average price of train tickets between Milan and Palermo?

    If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Milan to Palermo train prices are on average £117  one way.

    How many miles is it from Milan to Palermo by train?

    The distance between Milan and Palermo by train is approximately 549 miles (886 km).

    How long is the train from Milan to Palermo?

    On average the train from Milan to Palermo duration is 21 h 12 min  for the 549 miles (886 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

    Which train station from Milan to Palermo do I depart from? Which Palermo train station from Milan do I arrive in?

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

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

    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.

    Which train providers can get me from Milan to Palermo?

    For the best Milan to Palermo train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Frecciarossa, Intercity, Trenitalia, Frecciargento or Intercity Notte. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Palermo from Milan to compare what amenities they may offer.

    Are there any Milan to Palermo direct train services?

    Yes, there is 1 direct train from Milan to Palermo per day with Intercity Notte  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

    How many trains per day are there to Palermo from Milan?

    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.

    What are the first and last departure train times from Milan to Palermo?

    The earliest train for this route departs from Milan at 17: 40. The last train leaves from Milan at 21: 20. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Milan to Palermo and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    How early should I purchase train tickets to Palermo from Milan to score the best deals?

    You can find a train to Palermo from Milan to cost on average £117 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Milan to Palermo train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    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 to Palermo from Milan.
    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