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Train Information to Palermo from Munich

distanceDistance696 miles (1123 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia

Trains from Munich to Palermo cover the 696 miles (1123 km) long trip with our travel partners like Trenitalia. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

Train companies

Travel with Trenitalia between Munich and Palermo

Travel on Trenitalia trains from Munich to Palermo at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.


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 696 miles (1123 km) long journey between Munich 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 from Munich to Palermo in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Munich to Palermo journey, such as departure and arrival times, train stations, number of stops, journey times and more.

Trenitalia has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Munich to Palermo:

  • 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:
  • 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:
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: Or in Italian here:

Travel Tips

Trains from Munich 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 Munich to Palermo.
Am I allowed to travel by train from Munich, Germany to Palermo, Italy?

Travel between Munich, Germany and Palermo, Italy by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Italy from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Munich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Palermo, Italy?

When travelling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 04/12/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Palermo from Munich before travelling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Palermo, Italy to Munich, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Munich, Germany from Palermo is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Munich from Palermo restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Palermo?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Munich, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 05/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Munich from Palermo closer to your date of departure here.

How many miles is it from Munich to Palermo by train?
The Munich to Palermo train distance is approximately 696 miles (1123 km).
When travelling by train from Munich to Palermo, which train station in Munich do I depart from and which train station in Palermo do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from München Hbf   to Palermo Centrale.

Where is the Munich train station located? Where is the Palermo train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, München Hbf, located approximately 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city centre of Munich. The most popular arrival train station in Palermo, called Palermo Centrale, is located around 0.6 miles (1 km) away from its city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from Munich to Palermo?
When taking a train from Munich to Palermo, you can count on Trenitalia for the best way to get you to Palermo. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Munich and Palermo and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Munich is München Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at München Hbf for your trip from Munich to Palermo.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+49 8913081055
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for München Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Bus lines: 68, X98
Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB