Trains from
Naples to Palermo

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Naples to Palermo route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time9h 20m
Trains per day1
Fare range€25-€160

First & last trains

First train departs at09:50
Last train departs at23:58

Fastest journey

Fastest route9h 15m


Origin StationNaples
Destination StationPalermo

Train times for Tue 1 Aug

9h 15mDirect
9h 20m1 change
9h 27m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Naples to Palermo start at €57.55 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Naples to Palermo is €24.9. To buy train tickets from Naples 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 Naples to Palermo by train?

The average journey time between Naples and Palermo is 9 hours and 20 minutes and the fastest journey time is 9 hours and 15 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 3 trains per day travelling from Naples 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 Naples to Palermo?

The first train from Naples to Palermo departs at 09:50. The last train from Naples to Palermo departs at 23:58. 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 Naples and Palermo?

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

How do I get back to Naples?

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

  • *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 Naples to Palermo for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/08/2017. 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 17/07/2017 for travel on 15/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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