Catania to Palermo

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Trains to Palermo

Tue 28 Mar

2h 52mDirect
2h 57mDirect
5h 05m1 change
2h 49mDirect
2h 56mDirect

Train times

Avg. journey time4h 02m
First train dept05:03
Last train dept20:26

Train info

Fastest route2h 49m
Trains per day6
Fare range€14-€33**


Origin StationCatania
Destination StationPalermo
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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Catania to Palermo?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Catania to Palermo is €13.5**. To buy train tickets from Catania to Palermo for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets between 3 to 6 months in advance. Booking early allows you to take advantage of the cheapest fares and best tickets.

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

The average journey time between Catania and Palermo is 4 hours and 2 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 49 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 8 trains per day travelling from Catania 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 Catania to Palermo?

The first train from Catania to Palermo departs at 05:03. The last train from Catania to Palermo departs at 20:26. 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 Catania and Palermo?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Catania to Palermo without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Catania to Palermo. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
  • *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 Catania to Palermo for a typical week day using timetable data for 28/03/2017. 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 21/03/2017 for travel on 28/03/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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