The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Rome to Catania will cost around $ 181 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 97.
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8 h 27 m
10 h 33 m
Trains per day
Of the 9 trains that leave Rome for Catania every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 537 km distance in an average of 10 h 33 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 27 m .
The slowest trains will take 12 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||332 miles (536 km)|
|Average train duration||9 h 59 min|
|Average train ticket price||$97 (€78)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Intercity, Intercity Notte, Trenitalia, Frecciarossa or Frecciargento|
Trains from Rome to Catania cover the 332 miles (536 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 59 min with our travel partners like Intercity, Intercity Notte, Trenitalia, Frecciarossa or Frecciargento. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $66 (€53), but the average price of train tickets is $97 (€78). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Catania Centrale.
Travel from Rome to Catania from $66 (€53) with Omio’s train partners Trenitalia and Frecciarossa! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
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These are Trenitalia's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Rome to Catania:
Trenitalia operates the Rome-Catania connection with 10 trips a day, both on weekdays and on weekends. There are both direct trips, that trips that require the presence of a change, to be made in Naples Central or Villa San Giovanni. The first train of the day leaves Rome around 07:30, while the last train leaves around 22:30. Journey times range from 9 to 11 hours, depending on whether you are travelling on Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca or Intercity.
Note: times may be subject to change, check times and prices from the search window Omio.
Catania is the second largest city in Sicily. Its most popular attractions are represented by the long coastline, which stretches for 18 kilometers, monuments in Baroque style as the Cathedral of Sant'Agata, and important places of interest, such as Via Etnea, the street of Catania used for shopping, and Villa Bellini, the immense and well-kept city park. Intense nightlife, due to the presence of numerous clubs located in the central area. A few dozen kilometers away is the famous Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe.
The trains that operate the Rome-Catania route depart exclusively from the Roma Termini station, the largest and most used in the city, located near the center. As it is one of the main Roman and national hubs, Termini is served by both metro lines and buses for urban transport, such as 38, 89, 310 and 910 and those of the night lines 55N and 40N.
Trains from Rome end their journey at Catania station. It is located in Piazza Giovanni XXIII, a couple of kilometers from the historic center of Catania. The station is connected with the main bus lines of the city AMT (432, 439, 443 and 448) and houses inside a stop of the subway line.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
There are a few train stations in Rome to start your trip from including Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense. 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 Roma Termini and arrive in Catania Centrale.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Roma Termini and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Catania Centrale and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Catania.
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