Trains from
Paris to Palermo

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Paris to Palermo route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time26h 43m
Fare range€100-€595

First & last trains

First train departs at09:41
Last train departs at19:23

Fastest journey

Fastest route23h 02m
Changes3 changes


Origin StationParis
Destination StationPalermo

Train times for Tue 1 Aug

23h 44m3 changes
23h 02m4 changes
29h 36m3 changes
28h 24m3 changes
27h 51m3 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Paris to Palermo start at €204.18 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Paris to Palermo is €99.8. To buy train tickets from Paris 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 Paris to Palermo by train?

The average journey time between Paris and Palermo is 26 hours and 43 minutes and the fastest journey time is 23 hours and 2 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 6 trains per day travelling from Paris 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 Paris to Palermo?

The first train from Paris to Palermo departs at 09:41. The last train from Paris to Palermo departs at 19:23. 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 Paris and Palermo?

No, it is not possible to travel from Paris to Palermo without having to change trains. To travel from Paris to Palermo will require a minimum of 3 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Paris?

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

  • *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 Paris 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 26/07/2017 for travel on 21/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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