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Overview: Train from Milan to Catania

distanceDistance627 miles (1011 km)
durationAverage train duration18 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$103 (€86)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesIntercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Intercity or Trenitalia

Trains from Milan to Catania cover the 627 miles (1011 km) long trip taking on average 18 h 22 min with our travel partners like Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Intercity or Trenitalia. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $84 (€70), but the average price of train tickets is $103 (€86). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Catania Centrale.

Train companies: Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from Milan to Catania trains

For as little as $84 (€70) you can travel by train between Milan and Catania with Frecciarossa and Trenitalia. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Enjoy the train ride to Catania from Milan with Trenitalia, Italy’s main provider of train services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In many cases, Trenitalia trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia tickets from Milan to Catania are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia train from Milan to Catania, you can expect to travel 627 miles (1011 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Milan to Catania journey and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Trenitalia when booking your train tickets to Catania from Milan due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Refund or voucher policy
    • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
    • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
    • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

    Trains from Milan to Catania

    For the flight averse or adventurous traveler, taking the train the length of Italy from Milan in the north to Catania in Sicily in the south has a certain appeal. Although there is only one non-stop daily train connection, indirect routes with one change in transit offer faster options and a choice of daytime or night travel. The fastest connection to Catania takes around 12 hours. Travelers can make the ferry crossing through the Straits of Messina to Sicily while remaining in their train carriage.

    Which train companies travel from Milan to Catania?

    Trenitalia, the Italian state rail operator, provides a variety of connections between Milan and Catania. Direct trains use the overnight InterCityNotte service. Indirect routes use the high-speed Frecciarossa express departures from Milan, changing to Intercity trains at Rome, Naples or Salerno for onward travel to Catania.

    How long is the train from Milan to Catania?

    The fastest option on the 720-mile trip south from Milan to Catania is the early morning departure via Salerno, taking 12 hours and five minutes to reach the Sicilian town. Indirect routes via Rome or Naples take 45 minutes to an hour longer. The only direct train takes 18 hours and 22 minutes for the overnight service from Milan.

    How many trains are there from Milan to Catania?

    Trenitalia's daily direct train from Milan to Catania leaves Milan Centrale just after 8:00 p.m. for overnight travel to Sicily. On weekdays, there are six indirect services to Catania requiring one change en route, including morning, afternoon, and evening departure times from Milan. Sunday schedules have one direct and four indirect services with slightly longer journey times.

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

    Departure train station: Milan Centrale station is a grand 1930s building located in the city center, with transport links on the Milan Metro and city bus and tram lines. The bright concourse has a shopping gallery, restaurants and coffee bars, baggage storage facilities, a post office, and a tourist information desk.

    Arrival train station: Catania Centrale station is located close to the port, east of the town center, with public transport links on buses, the Catania Metro, and the Circumetnea light rail network. Passenger facilities include a coffee shop, restaurant, tourist information desk, and a taxi stand.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Milan to Catania

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    FAQs

    How much are cheap trains to Catania from Milan?

    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Catania from Milan for the next 7 days starting from $84 (€70)  one way.

    How much is a train ticket between Milan and Catania?

    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Milan to Catania train price to come in at an average of $103 (€86)  one way.

    How many miles is it from Milan to Catania by train?

    The distance from Milan to Catania by train is approximately 627 miles (1011 km).

    How long is a train between Milan and Catania on average?

    The Milan to Catania train duration is on average 18 h 22 min, which is to be expected when traveling 627 miles (1011 km) between Milan and Catania. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    What station does the train from Milan to Catania depart from? Which Catania train station do I come into from Milan?

    There are a few train stations in Milan to start your route from including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. In Catania you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Catania Centrale, Catania Ognina and Catania Europa.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Milano Centrale   and arrive in Catania Centrale.

    Where is the departure train station in Milan located? Where is the arrival train station in Catania located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Milano Centrale and travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Catania Centrale and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Catania.

    Which train companies can take me to Catania from Milan?

    If you're looking for trains from Milan to Catania, you can rely on Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Intercity or Trenitalia to get you to Catania. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Milan to Catania route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Can I find a direct train from Milan to Catania?

    Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Milan to Catania with Intercity Notte, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.

    How many trains per day are there to Catania from Milan?

    The average number of trains departing Milan for Catania is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    When is the earliest train from Milan to Catania? When is the last train from Milan to Catania?

    The first Milan to Catania train departs at 6: 05 PM   and the last train from Milan to Catania leaves at 9: 27 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Milan to Catania on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    When should I purchase the Milan to Catania train for the best deals on tickets?

    The price of a one way train ticket from Milan to Catania is on average $103 (€86) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Milan to Catania available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Milan
    Catania
    Milano Centrale is the most popular Milan 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 Milan for your trip to Catania.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 22: 20
    Public transit options for Milano Centrale
    Metro lines: M2 (green), M3 (yellow)
    Tram lines: 1
    Bus lines: 5, 9, 10, 42, 81, 87, 152, 728, N26, NM2, NM3, Air Bus, Orio Shuttle
    Train lines: FR, FB, EC, Thello, XP2, R28, IC, ICN, RV, R, Regio, Italo
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    Public transit options for Milano Porta Garibaldi
    Metro lines: M2, M5
    Bus lines: 43, 56, 70, 94
    Train lines: R21, R31, S1, S11, S2, S5, S7, S8