Palermo to Marseille by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    24hr 19m
  • Distance
    885 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    32hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Palermo to Marseille by train

Fast trains from Palermo to Marseille take around 1 day and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 885 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Palermo and Marseille.

1. Are there direct trains from Palermo to Marseille?

Journeys between Palermo and Marseille usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 7 departures on the route from Palermo to Marseille every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 8 departures.

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

The Palermo to Marseille train travel time is normally about 1 day and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Marseille is usually scheduled to depart Palermo around 06:50 and the last train is around 21:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Palermo around 06:50, and the last at 20:55.

When to book Palermo to Marseille train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Palermo to Marseille by train.

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Which train companies operate between Palermo and Marseille?

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

  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Thello
  • Train Express Regional

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.