Barcelona to Palermo train

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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Palermo

distanceDistance634 miles (1023 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesRenfe SNCF

Trains from Barcelona to Palermo cover the 634 miles (1023 km) long route taking on average 56 h 17 min with our travel partners like Renfe SNCF. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

Train companies: Renfe-SNCF from Barcelona to Palermo trains

You can travel by train from Barcelona to Palermo with Renfe-SNCF. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.


Enjoy a smooth and easy journey between Barcelona and Palermo with Renfe-SNCF! As an official travel partner of Renfe-SNCF, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Renfe-SNCF, compare the best routes between Barcelona and Palermo as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Renfe-SNCF Barcelona to Palermo train ticket available today. If you search for Renfe-SNCF tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Barcelona to Palermo on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 634 miles (1023 km) route to Palermo from Barcelona with ease and comfort on a train with Renfe-SNCF.

Barcelona to Palermo train information with Renfe-SNCF:

  • Average Duration: 56 h 17 min
  • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 2 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona 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 Barcelona to Palermo.

Travel by train between Barcelona, Spain and Palermo, Italy is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Palermo from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Barcelona?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Palermo, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 9/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Palermo from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Palermo to Barcelona is: Unrestricted

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Spain from Italy?

Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Palermo?

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/26/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Barcelona from Palermo here.

The distance between Barcelona and Palermo by train is approximately 634 miles (1023 km).
On average the Barcelona to Palermo train travel time is 56 h 17 min  for the 634 miles (1023 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Barcelona Sants   to Palermo Centrale   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Palermo Centrale and need to travel approximately 2.4 miles (3.9 km) from the train station to the city center in Palermo.

When taking a train from Barcelona to Palermo, you can count on Renfe SNCF for the best way to get you to Palermo. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Barcelona to Palermo and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Barcelona for Palermo is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Barcelona to Palermo train departs at 8: 15 AM   and the last train from Barcelona to Palermo leaves at 2: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Barcelona to Palermo on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Barcelona is Barcelona Sants. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Barcelona Sants for your journey between Barcelona and Palermo.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+34 934956020
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Barcelona Sants
Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17
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