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Duration 27h 59m
Distance 817 km
Average price 121€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The train between Venice and Palermo takes 27h 59m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Venice to Palermo. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Venezia S. Lucia
  2. Roma Termini
  3. Palermo
16h 58m
Bookable on Rome2rio
79€ - 186€

Venice to Palermo train times

Trains run six times a week between Venice and Palermo. The service departs Venice at 15:26 in the afternoon, which arrives into Palermo at 19:25. All services require a transfer at ROMA TERMINI and take an average of 27h 59m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Palermo. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Palermo Centrale via Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 58m.

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The distance between Venice and Palermo is 817 km.

Venice to Palermo train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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Venice to Palermo train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Palermo Centrale station.

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