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Cheap train tickets from Catania to Palermo

Showing times and prices for Apr 14

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Catania to Palermo is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Regionale
06:43AM3h46
Catania Centrale
10:29AMPalermo Centrale
$201One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Regionale
03:00PM3h31
Catania Centrale
06:31PMPalermo Centrale
$201One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Regionale
04:51PM3h46
Catania Centrale
08:37PMPalermo Centrale
$201One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Regionale
02:49PM3h42
Catania Centrale
06:31PMPalermo Centrale
$201One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Regionale
04:57PM3h40
Catania Centrale
08:37PMPalermo Centrale
$201One-way
2 transfers

Train schedule from Catania to Palermo

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, April 14
Regionale
06:43AM3h46
Catania Centrale
10:29AMPalermo Centrale
1 transfer
Regionale
11:05AM6h24
Catania Centrale
05:29PMPalermo Centrale
1 transfer
Regionale
02:49PM3h42
Catania Centrale
06:31PMPalermo Centrale
1 transfer
Regionale
03:00PM3h31
Catania Centrale
06:31PMPalermo Centrale
2 transfers
Regionale
03:29PM4h26
Catania Centrale
07:55PMPalermo Centrale
1 transfer
Regionale
04:51PM3h46
Catania Centrale
08:37PMPalermo Centrale
1 transfer
Regionale
04:57PM3h40
Catania Centrale
08:37PMPalermo Centrale
2 transfers
Regionale
05:19PM4h38
Catania Centrale
09:57PMPalermo Centrale
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Catania to Palermo

Showing times and prices for Apr 14

Fastest Journey

3 h 31 m

Average

4 h 14 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

166 km

It's difficult to get from Catania to Palermo without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Regionale
03:00PM3h31
Catania Centrale
06:31PMPalermo Centrale
$201One-way
2 transfers
2nd Fastest
Regionale
04:57PM3h40
Catania Centrale
08:37PMPalermo Centrale
$201One-way
2 transfers
Regionale
02:49PM3h42
Catania Centrale
06:31PMPalermo Centrale
$201One-way
1 transfer
Regionale
06:43AM3h46
Catania Centrale
10:29AMPalermo Centrale
$201One-way
1 transfer
Regionale
04:51PM3h46
Catania Centrale
08:37PMPalermo Centrale
$201One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Catania to Palermo

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$22 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRegionale, Frecciabianca or Intercity

Trains from Catania to Palermo cover the 103 miles (166 km) long route taking on average 3 h 38 min with our travel partners like Regionale, Frecciabianca or Intercity. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $22 (€19), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Catania Centrale and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

Train providers: Regionale, Frecciabianca and Intercity from Catania to Palermo trains

Buy your official Regionale, Frecciabianca and Intercity train tickets from Catania to Palermo from $19 (€16) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular trip.

Trenitalia Intercity is a high-speed train service operated by the Italian national railway company, Trenitalia. It operates throughout the country, with services running from early morning to late evening. The Intercity trains come in two types: the Intercity Plus, which is the fastest and most comfortable, and the Intercity, which is slightly slower but still offers a comfortable journey. Onboard facilities include air conditioning, power sockets, Wi-Fi, and a bar service. There are several ticket types available, including Standard, Super Economy, and Business. The most popular routes for Trenitalia Intercity are from Rome to Milan, Naples to Florence, and Turin to Venice.

Train information from Catania to Palermo with Intercity:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 31 min
  • Cheapest Price: $39

FAQs: Trains from Catania to Palermo

FAQs: Travel by train from Catania 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 Catania to Palermo.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Catania to Palermo can start from as little as $20 (€17) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Catania to Palermo is $22 (€19); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Catania to Palermo train time is 3 h 38 min   covering the 103 mile (166 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Catania to Palermo leaves at 11: 51 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Catania to Palermo leaves at 4: 19 PM.
There are 7 trains a day from Catania to Palermo which require at least one change with Regionale, Frecciabianca or Intercity. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Palermo. Take the fast train with Frecciabianca from Catania to Palermo.
When taking a train from Catania to Palermo, you can count on Regionale, Frecciabianca or Intercity for the best way to get you to Palermo. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Catania and Palermo and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

When departing from Catania, you have various train station options to start your route from including Catania Centrale, Catania Airport-Fontanarossa and Picanello. When arriving in Palermo, you can end your route in train stations like Palermo Centrale, Palermo Notarbartolo and Palermo Marittima.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Catania Centrale, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Palermo Centrale, located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Catania to Palermo by train is January.
You have options as you can travel to Palermo from Catania 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Catania and Palermo

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Catania Centrale is the most popular Catania railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Catania for your trip to Palermo.
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