Florence to Catania train

Cheap train tickets from Florence to Catania

Showing times and prices for Jan 31

Cheapest

92

Average

121

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Florence to Catania is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Intercity
05:40AMFlorence14h57 08:37PMCatania
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921One-way
Intercity
10:07PMFlorence18h18 04:25PMCatania
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1111One-way
Frecciarossa
08:14AMFlorence12h23 08:37PMCatania
0 transfers
1201One-way
Intercity
04:45AMFlorence15h52 08:37PMCatania
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1201One-way
Intercity
05:40PMFlorence15h30 09:10AMCatania
0 transfers
1341One-way

Train schedule from Florence to Catania

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, January 31
Intercity
04:45AMFlorence15h52 08:37PMCatania
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Intercity
05:40AMFlorence14h57 08:37PMCatania
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Frecciarossa
06:05AMFlorence10h20 04:25PMCatania
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Frecciarossa
08:14AMFlorence12h23 08:37PMCatania
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Intercity
05:40PMFlorence15h30 09:10AMCatania
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Intercity
10:07PMFlorence18h18 04:25PMCatania
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Fastest train times from Florence to Catania

Showing times and prices for Jan 31

Fastest Journey

10 h 20 m

Average

14 h 33 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

768 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Florence for Catania every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Frecciarossa
06:05AMFlorence10h20 04:25PMCatania
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1491One-way
Frecciarossa
08:14AMFlorence12h23 08:37PMCatania
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1201One-way
Intercity
05:40AMFlorence14h57 08:37PMCatania
0 transfers
921One-way
Intercity
05:40PMFlorence15h30 09:10AMCatania
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1341One-way
Intercity
04:45AMFlorence15h52 08:37PMCatania
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1201One-way

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Overview: Train from Florence to Catania

distanceDistance476 miles (767 km)
durationAverage train duration13 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price$84 (€73)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersIntercity, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa or Frecciargento

Trains from Florence to Catania cover the 476 miles (767 km) long route taking on average 13 h 39 min with our travel partners like Intercity, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa or Frecciargento. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $64 (€56), but the average price of train tickets is $84 (€73). Travelers depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Catania Centrale.

Train providers: Intercity, Trenitalia and Frecciarossa from Florence to Catania trains

You can travel by train from Florence to Catania with Intercity, Trenitalia and Frecciarossa for as low as $64 (€56). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

It’s easy to book your Intercity train ticket to Catania from Florence online with Omio! Simply check the current Intercity train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Florence to Catania as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Intercity train tickets online. Prices for Intercity trains from Florence to Catania start at $80 (€70) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 476 miles (767 km). If you search for Intercity trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Intercity tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train to Catania from Florence. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Florence to Catania Intercity train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railroad company but also the country's largest train operator with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Find the perfect train to cover the 476 miles (767 km) long journey from Florence to Catania with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different fares like the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals! Check out the current Trenitalia schedule and book a cheap train to Catania from Florence in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Florence to Catania route, such as departure and arrival times, train stations, number of stops, journey times and more.

    Looking for a smooth and easy way to travel from Florence to Catania? Book your Trenitalia Frecciarossa train between Florence and Catania with Omio today! Trenitalia is Italy’s national train company that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country, including the Florence to Catania journey. Omio shows you current Frecciarossa schedules and tickets to cover the 476 miles (767 km) distance. You can choose from fares like Super Economy, Economy, and Base for the best deals on this journey. Trenitalia discount cards can also be applied when purchasing your Frecciarossa ticket on Omio.

    All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers. Frecciarossa covers long distances and connects major cities in Italy in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These trains are renowned for their comfort, speed and reduced environmental impact and can reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Frecciarossa offers all travelers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and you can book Frecciarossa tickets with us in a few steps!

      Trains from Florence to Catania

      There are approximately 9 daily trains from Florence to Catania, adding up to about 63 trains commuting between the two cities on a weekly basis. There is no direct train in this 477 miles (768 km) journey. The average journey time for Florence to Catania trains is 16h 1min with the trip requiring one or two transfers before arriving at the final destination. Once you arrive at Catania, there is plenty of things to see and do in this ancient port city including visiting Piazza Duomo or exploring Catania’s most renowned beach, San Giovanni li Cuti.

       

      Florence to Catania Train Time: Daily Departures

      On average, one train departs Florence for Catania every 4h. This comes to approximately 63 Florence to Catania trains per week. The first Catania from Florence train leaves Florence Santa Maria Novella at around 12:45 a.m. for a 16h 40min journey to arrive at Catania Centrale the following evening at around 05:25 p.m. The last Catania from Florence train leaves Florence Santa Maria Novella at around 11:07 p.m. and arrives at Catania Centrale the following evening at around 05:25 p.m.

       

      How long is the journey by train from Florence to Catania?

      The average trip by train from Florence to Catania is 16h 1min. This journey, however, varies depending on the number of transfers as well as the type of train you are traveling on. High-speed Frecciarossa trains take between 11h 23min and 12h 23min to travel this 477 mile (768 km) journey with one stop at either Rome or Naples. Low-speed Regionale and Intercity trains, on the other hand, take between 14h 38min and 18h 18min to complete the journey with one or two transfers along the way.

       

      What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Florence to Catania?

      Departure train station: Trains from Florence to Catania depart from three stations: Campo di Marte, Santa Maria Novella, or Rifredi. Florence Santa Maria Novella is the main train station in Florence and also the closest to the city center. You can conveniently get to this train station by tram or taxi. To the southern part of the city is Florence Campo di Marte. This train station is also accessible by tram or taxi. Florence Rifredi is located in the northern part of the city. You can get to and from this train station by tram, bus, or taxi. Amenities in these train stations include ticketing machines, several restrooms, lounges, eateries, and shops from which you can purchase a few travel essentials before embarking on this long journey.

      Arrival train station: All Florence to Catania trains disembark at Catania Centrale Railway station. Located approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center, you can get to and from this train station via the 530 and 534 buses. These buses take around 17min to travel from the city center to the train station. You can also get to the train station via taxi. Amenities at Catania Centrale train station include ticketing machines, lounges, a tourist information office, several bars, and eateries as well as washrooms.

       

      Which train companies travel from Florence to Catania?

      All Florence to Catania passenger trains are operated by Trenitalia. Trenitalia operates a mix of high-speed Frecciarossa as well as low-speed Intercity and Regionale trains on this route. All trains require 1 to 2 transfers before arriving at their final destination. There are 3high-speed Freciarossa trains for Catania from Florence with the fastest train taking approximately 11h 23min to complete this journey. The slowest Regionale train takes approximately 18h 18min to travel from Florence to Catania.

       

      Trenitalia trains from Florence to Catania

      As already mentioned, Trenitalia offers high-speed Frecciarossa as well as low-speed Intercity and Regionale trains from Florence to Catania. A train leaves Florence to Catania every 4h, adding up to 9 trains per day. High-speed Frecciarossa trains offer first-class and second-class carriages. Intercity and Regionale trains, on the other hand, offer only second-class tickets for Florence to Catania travelers.

       

      Train Florence to Catania: Services on Board

      Travelers can book first class or second class tickets when traveling with Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa trains. Frecciarossa’s first-class cabins are less crowded (with approximately 20 seats fewer) than second-class cabins. This gives passengers larger and more luxurious seats as well as enhanced legroom. All first-class seats come with a reclining function as well as an extended footrest. All Trenitalia trains come with adequate luggage storage facilities. Travelers with mobility challenges have designated spaces for their accommodation. However, passengers with special access requirements are advised to contact Trenitalia a day before their actual travel date for assistance with boarding and luggage handling. Pets are allowed in all Trenitalia trains as long as their inoculations keep up with Italian laws. Smaller pets travel at no fee. However, large pets (22 pounds or 10 kg and above in weight) require a ticket. That said, there is no weight limit on guide dogs. Foldable bikes and pushchairs are treated as standard luggage and allowed on board as long as they are kept in the designated luggage compartment.

       

      How to find cheap trains from Florence to Catania

       

      There are multiple ways of finding cheap train tickets from Florence to Catania. One way of finding cheap train tickets is by opting to travel by slow or connecting Intercity and Regionale trains. If you are the type that loves exploring the countryside scenery, and perhaps taking photos along the way, then slower trains are definitely your best bet when traveling from Florence to Catania on a budget. You can find cheap trains from Florence to Catania by booking your ticket several weeks in advance. Trenitalia, like other European train companies, do release their tickets several months ahead, most of which are always incredibly discounted. Purchasing your ticket early in advance would greatly save you money. Flexibility with your travel times is another great way of saving money on your Catania from Florence train tickets. Train tickets tend to be quite expensive during peak hours, weekends, and on public holidays. Scheduling your trip outside of these peak hours and days can greatly save you money on your Florence to Catania trip by train.

         

      Travel Tips: Trains from Florence to Catania

      Travel Tips: Travel by train 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 Florence to Catania.
      FAQs
      Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Florence to Catania to cost as little as $64 (€56)  in the next 7 days.
      In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $84 (€73)  for a train ticket from Florence to Catania.
      The distance to Catania from Florence by train is approximately 476 miles (767 km).
      On average the Florence to Catania train travel time is 13 h 39 min  for the 476 miles (767 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

      When taking the train between Florence and Catania, you can choose to depart from train stations like Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte. Your trip can end in train stations such as Catania Centrale, Catania Ognina and Catania Europa.

      Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella   and arrive in Catania Centrale.

      Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

      Passengers arriving in Catania most often arrive at Catania Centrale and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from this train station to the city center.

      Take the Florence to Catania train with Intercity, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa or Frecciargento. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Florence and Catania as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Intercity Notte. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
      You can find trains to Catania from Florence to cost on average $84 (€73) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Florence to Catania train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

      Important Stations and Airports for this connection

      Florence
      Catania
      Firenze Santa Maria Novella is the most popular Florence 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 Florence for your trip to Catania.
      Amenities at station
      WifiWifi
      LockersLockers
      ParkingParking
      ATMATM
      TaxisTaxis
      AccessibilityAccessibility
      phone
      Phone Number
      +39 0552352595
      ticketOfficeHours
      Ticket Office Hours
      Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
      Public transit options for Firenze Santa Maria Novella
      Tram lines: T1, T2
      Bus lines: 6, 11, 12, 13, 17, 23, 36, 37, C4
      Train lines: FR, FA, Italo
      Amenities at station
      WifiWifi
      LockersLockers
      ParkingParking
      ATMATM
      TaxisTaxis
      AccessibilityAccessibility
      phone
      Phone Number
      +39 892021
      ticketOfficeHours
      Ticket Office Hours
      Mon - Sun: 07: 15 - 20: 45
      Public transit options for Firenze Campo di Marte
      Bus lines: 12, 13, 33
      Train lines: FA, IC, ICN, R
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