The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Milan to Catania is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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|Distance||627 miles (1011 km)|
|Average train duration||18 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||$165 (€143)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Trenitalia or ItaloTreno|
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, Trenitalia or ItaloTreno. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $133 (€115), but the average price of train tickets is $165 (€143). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Catania Centrale.
Buy your official Frecciarossa, Italo and Trenitalia train tickets from Milan to Catania from $133 (€115) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.
Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing trip on a Frecciarossa train between Milan and Catania. As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio shows you the latest Frecciarossa schedules for the Milan to Catania train and prices starting as low as $182 (€158) for this route. Frecciarossa is Trenitalia’s premier high-speed train service making around 200 connections across Italy per day, including major destinations like Rome, Florence, Milan, Venice and Naples. Frecciarossa trains are renowned for their comfort, speed and reduced environmental impact and reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), so you can travel 627 miles (1011 km) quickly between Milan and Catania.
When booking the Frecciarossa train to Catania from Milan, you can choose between four different classes: Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive. Although each class offers different levels of comfort, all Frecciarossa train cars provide passengers with free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services. If you’re looking to add to your travel experience, book a Frecciarossa train to Catania from Milan on Omio today!
Milan to Catania train information with Frecciarossa:
Italo is a brand of high-speed trains operated by the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV). Its fleet of trains includes the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach a maximum speed of 150 mph (250 km/h). Italo offers four different class options, but each train car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort. You can choose between the Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive classes. Standard services in all Italo trains include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of movies, music and games). Italo offers three types of fares with different prices and flexibility: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex.
Italo from Milan to Catania train information:
Trenitalia is Italy’s national railroad company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains include its high-speed trains Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia trains.
Taking a train with Trenitalia is a great way to travel from Milan to Catania, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 627 miles (1011 km) long train route. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Milan to Catania route with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia train schedule, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes from Milan to Catania, and buy your cheap Trenitalia train ticket on Omio easily and securely today.
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 a train from Milan, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. When you arrive in Catania, your train can arrive in train stations including Catania Centrale and Catania Ognina.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Milano Centrale, located approximately 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the city center of Milan. The most popular arrival train station in Catania, called Catania Centrale, is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from its city center.
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