|Distance||627 miles (1011 km)|
|Average train duration||18 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||$140 (€112)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Intercity or Trenitalia|
Trains from Milan to Catania cover the 627 miles (1011 km) long journey 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 journey for as low as $105 (€85), but the average price of train tickets is $140 (€112). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Catania Centrale.
Find the best trains between Milan and Catania with Omio's travel partners Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from $105 (€85). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
One of the best ways to travel from Milan to Catania is by taking a train with Trenitalia. Omio helps you find the ideal Trenitalia train from Milan to Catania by showing you Trenitalia’s current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Milan to Catania journey. You can expect to travel 627 miles (1011 km) between Milan and Catania on a train with Trenitalia. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Milan to Catania, you can check straight away if the Trenitalia ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Trenitalia train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Milan and Catania!
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Trenitalia when booking your train tickets from Milan to Catania due to the coronavirus:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When taking the train between Milan and Catania, you can choose to depart from train stations like Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. Your route can end in train stations such as Catania Centrale, Catania Ognina and Catania Europa.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Milano Centrale and arrive in Catania Centrale.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Milano Centrale, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center of Milan. The most popular arrival train station in Catania, called Catania Centrale, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.
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