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Nantes to Palermo by train

  • First train
    07:02
  • Last train
    20:50
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    25hr 49m
  • Distance
    1,580 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    41hr 45m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Nantes to Palermo by train

Fast trains from Nantes to Palermo take around 1 day, 1 hour and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,580 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nantes and Palermo.

1. Are there direct trains from Nantes to Palermo?

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

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Nantes 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 10 departures.

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

The Nantes to Palermo train travel time is normally about 1 day, 1 hour and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Palermo is usually scheduled to depart Nantes around 07:02 and the last train is around 20:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nantes around 09:02, and the last at 21:06.

When to book Nantes to Palermo train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 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 Nantes to Palermo by train.

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Which train companies operate between Nantes and Palermo?

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

  • EuroCity
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Lyria
  • Regionale Veloce
  • TGV
  • 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.