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Cheap train tickets and times from Bologna to Catania

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

10 h 32 m

Average

14 h 23 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

838 km

Cheap train tickets from Bologna to start from $142 with an average ticket price of $177.

The fastest train from Bologna to takes 10h 32m in comparison to an average duration of 14h 23m and covers a distance of 838 km.

8 trains that leave Bologna for every day with It's difficult to get from Bologna to Catania without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

Cheapest
Intercity
01:35AM15h34
Bologna Centrale
05:09PMCatania Centrale
$1421One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
Intercity
01:12PM18h28
Bologna Centrale
07:40AMCatania Centrale
$1771One-way
1 transfer
Intercity
01:12PM18h21
Bologna Centrale
07:33AMCatania Centrale
$1821One-way
2 transfers
Frecciarossa
09:37AM11h47
Bologna Centrale
09:24PMCatania Centrale
$1831One-way
1 transfer
Frecciarossa
08:07PM14h03
Bologna Centrale
10:10AMCatania Centrale
$2021One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Bologna to Catania

distanceDistance520 miles (838 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$158 (€138)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesIntercity, Intercity Notte, Italo, Frecciargento or Frecciarossa

Trains from Bologna to Catania cover the 520 miles (838 km) long route taking on average 10 h 32 min with our travel partners like Intercity, Intercity Notte, Italo, Frecciargento or Frecciarossa. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $88 (€77), but the average price of train tickets is $158 (€138). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Catania Centrale.

Train providers: Intercity, Intercity Notte and Italo from Bologna to Catania trains

Travel between Bologna and Catania from $80 (€70) with Omio’s train partners Intercity, Intercity Notte and Italo! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Trenitalia Intercity is a high-speed train service operated by the Italian national railway company, Trenitalia. It operates throughout the country, with services running from early morning to late evening. The Intercity trains come in two types: the Intercity Plus, which is the fastest and most comfortable, and the Intercity, which is slightly slower but still offers a comfortable journey. Onboard facilities include air conditioning, power sockets, Wi-Fi, and a bar service. There are several ticket types available, including Standard, Super Economy, and Business. The most popular routes for Trenitalia Intercity are from Rome to Milan, Naples to Florence, and Turin to Venice.

Bologna to Catania train information with Intercity:

  • Average Duration: 15 h 18 min
  • Cheapest Price: $82
  • Intercity frequency: 1 a day

Frecciarossa, Italo, Frecciargento, Intercity, Intercity Notte classes from Bologna to Catania

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Bologna to Catania with Frecciarossa, Italo, Frecciargento, Intercity, Intercity Notte

Frecciarossa

Executive
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable armchair
  • Extra legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • 74 cm wide seats
  • Folding table
  • 2 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • Meal included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Free access to FRECCIALounge and FRECCIAClub
  • Free entertainment access
  • Meeting area

Frecciarossa

Business
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • 69 cm wide seats
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • Meal included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • Quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • FRECCIAClub and FRECCIALounge access reserved for CartaFRECCIA Argento, Oro or Platino or Salottino ticket owner
  • Free entertainment access
  • Meeting area bookable

Frecciarossa

Premium
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom
  • No solo seats available
  • Standard seat width
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • Snacks included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • FRECCIAClub and FRECCIALounge access reserved for CartaFRECCIA Argento, Oro or Platino or Salottino ticket owner
  • Free entertainment access
  • No access to meeting area

Frecciarossa

Standard
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Non extra legroom
  • No solo seats available
  • Standard seat width
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No meal included
  • No meal or snacks included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • FRECCIAClub and FRECCIALounge access reserved for CartaFRECCIA Argento, Oro or Platino or Salottino ticket owner
  • Free entertainment access
  • No access to meeting area

FAQs: Trains from Bologna to Catania

FAQs: Travel by train from Bologna to Catania easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bologna to Catania.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Catania can start from as little as $88 (€77) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bologna to Catania is $158 (€138); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Bologna to Catania is 10 h 32 min   to travel the 520 mile (838 km) long journey, with around there is 1 train per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bologna to Catania leaves at 5: 37 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bologna to Catania leaves at 9: 48 PM.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Bologna to Catania with Intercity or Intercity Notte. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Bologna to Catania with Italo, Frecciargento or Frecciarossa. Overall you can travel with the following companies: Intercity, Intercity Notte, Italo, Frecciargento or Frecciarossa.
Take the Bologna to Catania train with Intercity, Intercity Notte, Italo, Frecciargento or Frecciarossa. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Catania from Bologna as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Bologna to Catania with Intercity Notte. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Bologna, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Bologna Centrale, Bologna S. Vitale and Bologna Borgo Panigale. When arriving in Catania, you can end your trip in train stations like Catania Centrale, Catania Airport-Fontanarossa and Catania Europa.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bologna Centrale, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Catania Centrale, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Bologna to Catania is June.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Bologna to Catania including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Bologna and Catania

Bologna
Catania
Bologna Centrale is the most popular Bologna railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bologna for your trip to Catania.
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WifiWifi
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Bologna Centrale
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN
Bologna S. VitaleParkingATMAccessibility
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Bologna, Aeroporto
Bologna MazziniParkingATMAccessibility
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Bologna RoveriAccessibility
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Bologna Via LargaParkingATMAccessibility
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Bologna ArcoveggioAccessibility
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