Route overview
Avg. journey time15h 59m
Trains per day1
Fare range€24-€291
Train operatorsbaltour,
First & last trains
First train departs at05:30
Last train departs at20:10
Fastest journey
Fastest route13h 40m
Origin StationMilan
Destination StationPalermo

Train times for Wed 20 Jun

13h 40m
1 change
14h 35m
1 change
14h 29m
2 changes
16h 27m
1 change
20h 45m

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Milan to Palermo start at €115.02 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Milan to Palermo?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Milan to Palermo is €24. To buy train tickets from Milan to Palermo for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Milan to Palermo by train?

The average journey time between Milan and Palermo is 15 hours and 59 minutes and the fastest journey time is 13 hours and 40 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 5 trains per day travelling from Milan to Palermo. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Milan to Palermo?

The first train from Milan to Palermo departs at 05:30. The last train from Milan to Palermo departs at 20:10. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Milan and Palermo?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan to Palermo without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Milan to Palermo. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Milan?

By train, of course. See trains from Palermo to Milan.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Milan to Palermo for a typical week day using timetable data for 20/06/2018. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 21/03/2018 for travel on 22/03/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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