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Venice to Palermo by train

  • First train
    05:37
  • Last train
    00:26
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    15hr
  • Distance
    820 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    9
  • Avg. journey time
    18hr 51m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Venice to Palermo by train

Fast trains from Venice to Palermo take around 15 hours, covering a distance of approximately 820 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Venice and Palermo.

1. Are there direct trains from Venice to Palermo?

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

We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Venice to Palermo 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 Venice to Palermo?

The Venice to Palermo train travel time is normally about 15 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Palermo is usually scheduled to depart Venice around 05:37 and the last train is around 00:26. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Venice to Palermo 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 Venice to Palermo by train.

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Which train companies operate between Venice and Palermo?

More than one train company operates on the route from Venice to Palermo, 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.