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 Rome to Palermo will cost around £ 113 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 71.
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10 h 27 m
11 h 37 m
Trains per day
Of the 7 trains that leave Rome for Palermo every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 427 km distance in an average of 11 h 37 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 10 h 27 m .
The slowest trains will take 12 h 57 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||264 miles (426 km)|
|Average train duration||11 h 39 min|
|Average train ticket price||£75 (€84)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Intercity Notte, Intercity, Trenitalia, Frecciarossa or Frecciargento|
Trains from Rome to Palermo cover the 264 miles (426 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 39 min with our travel partners like Intercity Notte, Intercity, Trenitalia, Frecciarossa or Frecciargento. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £47, but the average price of train tickets is £75. Travellers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Palermo Centrale.
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Omio customers book a train from Roma Termini to Palermo Centrale most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Roma Termini and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.
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