Messina to Palermo train

Cheap train tickets from Messina to Palermo

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Cheapest

14

Average

16

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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06:36AMMessina Centrale2h53 09:29AMPalermo Centrale
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141One-way
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12:27PMMessina Centrale2h56 03:23PMPalermo Centrale
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141One-way
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05:14PMMessina Centrale2h51 08:05PMPalermo Centrale
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141One-way
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07:56AMMessina Centrale2h56 10:52AMPalermo Centrale
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141One-way
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10:43AMMessina Centrale2h49 01:32PMPalermo Centrale
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141One-way

Train schedule from Messina to Palermo

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04:50AMMessina Centrale2h58 07:48AMPalermo Centrale
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06:36AMMessina Centrale2h53 09:29AMPalermo Centrale
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07:56AMMessina Centrale2h56 10:52AMPalermo Centrale
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10:43AMMessina Centrale2h49 01:32PMPalermo Centrale
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12:27PMMessina Centrale2h56 03:23PMPalermo Centrale
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02:37PMMessina Centrale2h52 05:29PMPalermo Centrale
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04:15PMMessina Centrale3h10 07:25PMPalermo Centrale
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05:14PMMessina Centrale2h51 08:05PMPalermo Centrale
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06:05PMMessina Centrale3h53 09:58PMPalermo Centrale
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08:05PMMessina Centrale3h00 11:05PMPalermo Centrale
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Fastest train times from Messina to Palermo

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Fastest Journey

2 h 49 m

Average

3 h 1 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

192 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Messina for Palermo every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
10:43AMMessina Centrale2h49 01:32PMPalermo Centrale
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141One-way
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05:14PMMessina Centrale2h51 08:05PMPalermo Centrale
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141One-way
02:37PMMessina Centrale2h52 05:29PMPalermo Centrale
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141One-way
06:36AMMessina Centrale2h53 09:29AMPalermo Centrale
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141One-way
12:27PMMessina Centrale2h56 03:23PMPalermo Centrale
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141One-way

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Overview: Train from Messina to Palermo

distanceDistance118 miles (191 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$15 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesIntercity, Regionale Veloce, Frecciabianca, Trenitalia or Regionale

Trains from Messina to Palermo cover the 118 miles (191 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 51 min with our travel partners like Intercity, Regionale Veloce, Frecciabianca, Trenitalia or Regionale. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $15 (€14), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $15 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Messina Centrale and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

Train providers: Trenitalia and Intercity from Messina to Palermo trains

For as little as $15 (€14) you can travel by train to Palermo from Messina with Trenitalia and Intercity. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Trenitalia
Intercity

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railroad company but also the country's largest train operator with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Find the perfect train to cover the 118 miles (191 km) long trip from Messina to Palermo with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different fares like the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals! Check out the current Trenitalia schedule and book a cheap train from Messina to Palermo in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Messina to Palermo journey, such as departure and arrival times, train stations, number of stops, journey times and more.

    One of the best ways to travel between Messina and Palermo is by taking a train with Intercity. Omio helps you find the ideal Intercity train from Messina to Palermo by showing you Intercity current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Messina to Palermo trip. You can expect to travel 118 miles (191 km) between Messina and Palermo on a train with Intercity. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Messina to Palermo, you can check straight away if the Intercity ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Intercity train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Messina to Palermo!

    Train information from Messina to Palermo with Intercity:

    • Average Duration: 3 h 5 min
    • Intercity frequency: 2 a day

    Travel Tips: Trains from Messina 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 Messina to Palermo.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Messina to Palermo to cost as little as $15 (€14)  in the next 7 days.
    The train price to Palermo from Messina is on average $15 (€14)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
    The train distance from Messina to Palermo is around 118 miles (191 km).
    The train time from Messina to Palermo is on average 2 h 51 min  for the 118 miles (191 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Palermo from Messina by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Messina Centrale   and arrive in Palermo Centrale.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Messina Centrale, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center of Messina.

    The most popular arrival train station, Palermo Centrale, is located 2.4 miles (3.9 km) away from the city center of Palermo.

    When taking a train from Messina to Palermo, you can count on Intercity, Regionale Veloce, Frecciabianca, Trenitalia or Regionale for the best way to get you to Palermo. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Palermo from Messina and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Yes, there are 8 direct trains per day from Messina to Palermo. You can look to travel with Regionale or Intercity  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
    The average number of trains departing Messina for Palermo is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the earliest train from Messina to Palermo at 4: 36 AM   or take the last train from Messina to Palermo leaving at 6: 05 PM. Look for the latest Messina to Palermo train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    If you buy the Messina to Palermo train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $15 (€14). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Palermo from Messina. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Messina
    Palermo
    The major railway station for departures from Messina is Messina Centrale. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Messina Centrale for your journey to Palermo from Messina.

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