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Palermo to Venice by train

  • First train
    05:08
  • Last train
    21:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    14hr 23m
  • Distance
    820 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    7
  • Avg. journey time
    18hr 31m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Palermo to Venice by train

Fast trains from Palermo to Venice take around 14 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 820 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Palermo and Venice.

1. Are there direct trains from Palermo to Venice?

Journeys between Palermo and Venice usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Palermo to Venice every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Palermo to Venice train travel time is normally about 14 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Venice is usually scheduled to depart Palermo around 05:08 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 22:00.

When to book Palermo to Venice train tickets?

Trains in Italy usually open for booking around 6 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 Venice by train.

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Which train companies operate between Palermo and Venice?

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

  • EuroCity
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity

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.