Messina to Palermo train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Messina to Palermo

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

2 h 52 m

Average

3 h 26 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

192 km

Cheap train tickets from Messina to start from $19 with an average ticket price of $19.

The fastest train from Messina to takes 2h 52m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 26m and covers a distance of 192 km.

8 trains that leave Messina for every day with 6 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Regionale
09:56AM4h06
Messina Centrale
02:02PMPalermo Centrale
$191One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Regionale
06:57PM3h00
Messina Centrale
09:57PMPalermo Centrale
$191One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Regionale
02:30PM2h59
Messina Centrale
05:29PMPalermo Centrale
$191One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Regionale
07:41AM3h17
Messina Centrale
10:58AMPalermo Centrale
$191One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Regionale
05:03PM2h52
Messina Centrale
07:55PMPalermo Centrale
$191One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Messina to Palermo

distanceDistance118 miles (191 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 47 min
priceCheapest ticket price$19 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRegionale, Intercity or Frecciabianca
Cheapest travel modebus
Cheapest bus ticket $6 (€5)

Trains from Messina to Palermo run on average times per day, taking around for the journey. Cheap train tickets for this journey start at $19 (€16) but you can travel from only $6 (€5) by bus.

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

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

Regionale is the regional train service of national carrier Trenitalia connecting all of Italy. It is the most convinient way to travel to both big cities and the smallest villages all over the Italian country. The regional trains have different names depending on the region they serve, such as Treno Regionale Veloce (TRV) and Treno Regionale Lento (TRL). Treno Rock and Treno pop are the two new trains part of Trenitalia regionale fleet. Trenitalia Regionale offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets (economy and standard), return tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and power sockets. The most popular routes for Regionale are between Rome and Milan, Naples and Florence, and Turin and Venice.

Regionale from Messina to Palermo train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 47 min
  • Cheapest Price: $19
  • Regionale frequency: 5 a day

Frecciabianca, Intercity, Regionale classes from Messina to Palermo

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Messina to Palermo with Frecciabianca, Intercity, Regionale

Frecciabianca

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Extra legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the bar
  • Welcome drink
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Frecciabianca

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Non extra legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the bar
  • No welcome drink included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Messina to Palermo

FAQs: Travel by train from Messina 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 Messina to Palermo.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Messina to Palermo can start from as little as $19 (€16) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Messina to Palermo is $20 (€18); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Messina to Palermo train travel time is 2 h 47 min   for the 118 mile (191 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Messina to Palermo leaves at 5: 35 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Messina to Palermo leaves at 6: 50 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Messina to Palermo without having to change trains with Regionale or Intercity. There are 7 direct trains from Messina to Palermo each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Palermo. Take the fast train with Frecciabianca from Messina to Palermo.
For the journey from Messina to Palermo you can take a train with Regionale, Intercity or Frecciabianca. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Messina and Palermo on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 50 PM.

When departing from Messina, you have various train station options to start your route from including Messina Centrale, Messina Marittima and Messina. When arriving in Palermo, you can end your route in train stations like Palermo Centrale, Palermo Notarbartolo and Palermo Lolli.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Messina Centrale, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Palermo Centrale, located 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Palermo from Messina is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 47 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Messina to Palermo by train is July.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Messina to Palermo including taking a train, bus or ferry.

Important Stations and Airports in Messina and Palermo

Messina
Palermo
Messina Centrale is the most popular Messina 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 Messina for your trip to Palermo.
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