The cheapest trains from Rome to Catania

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Cheapest

$97

Average

$181

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.

Cheapest
07:26AMRome Termini9h59 05:25PMCatania Centrale
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$971One-way
Cheapest
11:26AMRome Termini10h11 09:37PMCatania Centrale
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$971One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:00PMRome Termini9h37 09:37PMCatania Centrale
1 changes
$1441One-way
08:58AMRome Termini8h27 05:25PMCatania Centrale
1 changes
$1471One-way
11:00PMRome Termini11h10 10:10AMCatania Centrale
0 changes
$2051One-way

Timetable Rome to Catania

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07:26AMRome Termini9h59 05:25PMCatania Centrale
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08:58AMRome Termini8h27 05:25PMCatania Centrale
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11:26AMRome Termini10h11 09:37PMCatania Centrale
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12:00PMRome Termini9h37 09:37PMCatania Centrale
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07:30PMRome Termini12h03 07:33AMCatania Centrale
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07:30PMRome Termini12h15 07:45AMCatania Centrale
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09:00PMRome Termini10h33 07:33AMCatania Centrale
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09:00PMRome Termini10h45 07:45AMCatania Centrale
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11:00PMRome Termini11h10 10:10AMCatania Centrale
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Mon
Sep 20
$187Intercity Notte
$66Flixbus
$63Wizz Air
Tue
Sep 21
$86Intercity
$66Flixbus
$11Malta Air
Wed
Sep 22
$86Intercity
$82Autoservizi Salemi
$6Malta Air
Thu
Sep 23
$66Intercity
$82Autoservizi Salemi
$38Wizz Air
Fri
Sep 24
$86Intercity
$82Autoservizi Salemi
$13Malta Air
Sat
Sep 25
$86Intercity
$82Autoservizi Salemi
$24Malta Air
Sun
Sep 26
$86Intercity
$82Autoservizi Salemi
$13Malta Air
Mon
Sep 27
$86Intercity
$53Flixbus
$15Malta Air
Tue
Sep 28
$56Intercity
$82Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Wed
Sep 29
$50Intercity
$82Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Thu
Sep 30
$56Intercity
$82Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Fri
Oct 1
$86Intercity
$82Autoservizi Salemi
$10Malta Air
Sat
Oct 2
$50Intercity
$82Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Sun
Oct 3
$56Intercity
$82Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Mon
Oct 4
$41Intercity
$82Autoservizi Salemi
$12Malta Air
Tue
Oct 5
$50Intercity
$82Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Wed
Oct 6
$31Intercity
$53Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Thu
Oct 7
$41Intercity
$45Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Fri
Oct 8
$50Intercity
$37Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Sat
Oct 9
$31Intercity
$37Flixbus
$10Malta Air
Sun
Oct 10
$53Intercity
$82Autoservizi Salemi
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The fastest trains from Rome to Catania

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Fastest Journey

8 h 27 m

Average

10 h 33 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

537 km

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.

Fastest
08:58AMRome Termini8h27 05:25PMCatania Centrale
1 changes
$1471One-way
2nd Fastest
12:00PMRome Termini9h37 09:37PMCatania Centrale
1 changes
$1441One-way
07:26AMRome Termini9h59 05:25PMCatania Centrale
0 changes
$971One-way
11:26AMRome Termini10h11 09:37PMCatania Centrale
0 changes
$971One-way
09:00PMRome Termini10h33 07:33AMCatania Centrale
2 changes
$2601One-way

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Train Information from Rome to Catania

distanceDistance332 miles (536 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price$97 (€78)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersIntercity, 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.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

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    These are Trenitalia's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Rome to Catania:

    • 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 Rome to Catania: Information about the connection

    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.

    What to do and see in Catania


    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.

    Trains from Rome

    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 for Catania

    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.

    Train tickets from Rome to Catania: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 49 €
    2 weeks earlier 44 €11%
    3 weeks earlier 41 €20%
    1 month before 45 €9%
    2 months earlier 36 €36%
    3 months earlier 30 €63%


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    • Buying your train ticket from Rome - Catania 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 20% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Rome - Catania with 2 months in advance you save up to about 36% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 63%.
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    Travel Tips

    Trains from Rome to Catania
    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 Rome to Catania.
    FAQs
    How much does a cheap train from Rome to Catania cost?
    Train tickets between Rome and Catania for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $66 (€53)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is the train to Catania from Rome on average?
    The Rome to Catania train ticket price is on average $97 (€78)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    How far is Rome to Catania by train?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Rome to Catania by train to be approximately 332 miles (536 km).
    How long is the train between Rome and Catania?
    The train time to Catania from Rome is on average 9 h 59 min  for the 332 miles (536 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Catania from Rome by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    When traveling by train from Rome to Catania, which train station in Rome do I depart from and which train station in Catania do I arrive in?

    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.

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

    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.

    Which train companies should I travel with from Rome to Catania?
    For the route from Rome to Catania you can take a train with Intercity, Intercity Notte, Trenitalia, Frecciarossa or Frecciargento. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Rome and Catania on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Can I find a direct train from Rome to Catania?
    Yes, there is 1 direct train from Rome to Catania per day with Intercity or Intercity Notte  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    How many train services are there between Rome and Catania a day?
    The average number of trains departing Rome for Catania is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When does the first train depart from Rome to Catania? When does the last train depart from Rome to Catania?
    You can take the first train from Rome to Catania at 5: 26 AM. The last train from Rome to Catania that you can take departs at 9: 26 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Rome to Catania schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Rome and Catania for the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Rome and Catania within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $97 (€78) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Rome to Catania a few months in advance.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Rome
    Catania
    Roma Ostiense
    Amenities
    Roma Termini
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    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
    This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
    Roma Tiburtina
    Amenities