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Brussels to Palermo by train

  • First train
    06:07
  • Last train
    21:34
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    25hr 16m
  • Distance
    1,583 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    40hr 9m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Brussels to Palermo by train

Fast trains from Brussels to Palermo take around 1 day, 1 hour and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,583 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brussels and Palermo.

1. Are there direct trains from Brussels to Palermo?

Journeys between Brussels and Palermo usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Brussels to Palermo every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Brussels to Palermo?

The Brussels to Palermo train travel time is normally about 1 day, 1 hour and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Brussels to Palermo train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Palermo is usually scheduled to depart Brussels around 06:25 and the last train is around 21:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brussels around 06:07, and the last at 20:43.

When to book Brussels to Palermo train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Brussels to Palermo by train.

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Which train companies operate between Brussels and Palermo?

More than one train company operates on the route from Brussels to Palermo, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • EuroCity
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • TGV
  • Thalys
  • Thello

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.