Rome to Palermo train

Cheap train tickets from Rome to Palermo

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Cheapest

£71

Average

£91

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.

Cheapest
07:26Rome Termini11h59 19:25Palermo Centrale
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£711One-way
Cheapest
11:26Rome Termini11h39 23:05Palermo Centrale
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£711One-way
2nd Cheapest
20:31Rome Termini12h53 09:24Palermo Centrale
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£901One-way
2nd Cheapest
23:00Rome Termini12h57 11:57Palermo Centrale
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£901One-way
12:00Rome Termini11h05 23:05Palermo Centrale
1 change
£991One-way

Train schedule Rome to Palermo

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 August
07:26Rome Termini11h59 19:25Palermo Centrale
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08:58Rome Termini10h27 19:25Palermo Centrale
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11:26Rome Termini11h39 23:05Palermo Centrale
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12:00Rome Termini11h05 23:05Palermo Centrale
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20:31Rome Termini12h53 09:24Palermo Centrale
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21:00Rome Termini12h24 09:24Palermo Centrale
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23:00Rome Termini12h57 11:57Palermo Centrale
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Fastest train times from Rome to Palermo

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Fastest Journey

10 h 27 m

Average

11 h 54 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

427 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Rome for Palermo every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:58Rome Termini10h27 19:25Palermo Centrale
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£1031One-way
2nd Fastest
12:00Rome Termini11h05 23:05Palermo Centrale
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£991One-way
11:26Rome Termini11h39 23:05Palermo Centrale
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£711One-way
07:26Rome Termini11h59 19:25Palermo Centrale
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£711One-way
21:00Rome Termini12h24 09:24Palermo Centrale
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£1121One-way

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Overview: Train from Rome to Palermo

distanceDistance264 miles
durationAverage train duration11 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£60 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersTrenitalia, Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Frecciargento or ItaloTreno

Trains from Rome to Palermo cover the 264 miles long journey taking on average 11 h 39 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Frecciargento or ItaloTreno. 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 £56, but the average price of train tickets is £60. Travellers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

Train providers: Trenitalia, Frecciarossa and Intercity trains Rome to Palermo

You can travel by train between Rome and Palermo with Trenitalia, Frecciarossa and Intercity for as low as £56. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Trenitalia
Intercity
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia is Italy’s national railway company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains include its high-speed trains Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia trains.

Taking a train with Trenitalia is a great way to travel from Rome to Palermo, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 264 miles (426 km) long train journey. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Rome to Palermo journey with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia train timetable, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes to Palermo from Rome, and buy your cheap Trenitalia train ticket on Omio easily and securely today.

    If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train to Palermo from Rome, check Omio for Intercity trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 264 miles (426 km) route to Palermo from Rome, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Intercity trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current Intercity train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Rome and Palermo as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your Intercity train on Omio. If you search for trains between Rome and Palermo in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Intercity tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for Intercity trains from Rome to Palermo starting at £71, buy your official Intercity tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

    There’s no need to fly between Italian hotspots when you can simply take a Frecciarossa train to reach your destination in just a few hours. Frecciarossa is the premier high-speed train service from Trenitalia, Italy’s national railway company, with around 200 connections made across Italy per day. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), making them one of the fastest in the world. You can expect to travel 264 miles (426 km) from Rome to Palermo on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, toilets, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

    You can find the best deals on cheap Frecciarossa train tickets right here. As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio shows you all travel information for the Rome to Palermo trip, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times, and cheap fares. Once you’re ready, buy your Rome to Palermo train ticket on Omio and enjoy travelling in full comfort on a Frecciarossa train!

      Travel Tips: Trains from Rome 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 Rome to Palermo.
      FAQs
      You can find a cheap train from Rome to Palermo for some dates and times for as low as £56  one way in the next 7 days.
      The Rome to Palermo train ticket price is on average £60  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
      The train distance from Rome to Palermo is around 264 miles.
      On average the Rome to Palermo train time is 11 h 39 min  covering the 264 miles long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

      Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Roma Termini   and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

      Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Roma Termini and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 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 2.4 miles (3.9 km) from this train station to the city centre.

      For the route from Rome to Palermo you can take a train with Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Frecciargento or ItaloTreno. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Rome to Palermo on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
      Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Rome to Palermo. If you’re looking for a direct train from Rome to Palermo, consider travelling with Intercity or Intercity Notte. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
      On average, there is 1 train a day from Rome to Palermo. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
      You can take the first train from Rome to Palermo at 05: 26   or take the last train from Rome to Palermo leaving at 21: 00. Look for the latest Rome Palermo train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
      The price of a one way train ticket from Rome to Palermo is on average £60 if you buy 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 route. In general, you can find train tickets between Rome and Palermo available a few months in advance.

      Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

      Rome
      Palermo
      The major railway station for departures from Rome is Roma Termini. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Roma Termini for your trip from Rome to Palermo.
      Amenities at station
      WifiWifi
      LockersLockers
      ParkingParking
      ATMATM
      TaxisTaxis
      AccessibilityAccessibility
      phone
      Phone Number
      +39 064745421
      ticketOfficeHours
      Ticket Office Hours
      Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 22: 00
      Public transport options for Roma Termini
      Metro lines: A (red), B (blue)
      Bus lines: 5, H, 38, 40 Express, 50 Express, 64, 66, 70, 75, 82, 90 Express, 92, 105, 150F, 223, 310, 590, 714, 910, C2, C3
      Tram lines: 5, 14
      Train lines: Italo, FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, EN, CNL, R, Leonardo Express
      Amenities at station
      WifiWifi
      LockersLockers
      ParkingParking
      ATMATM
      TaxisTaxis
      AccessibilityAccessibility
      phone
      Phone Number
      +39 892021
      ticketOfficeHours
      Ticket Office Hours
      Mon - Sun: 06: 35 - 20: 20
      Public transport options for Roma Tiburtina
      Metro lines: LB
      Bus lines: 62, 71, 111, 111F, 120F, 135, 163, 168, 211, 309, 409, n409, n041, C2, C3, Airport Shuttle
      Train lines: FR, FA, IC, REG, FL1, FL2, FL3

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