How to travel from Milan to Catania

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from Milan to Catania

You can get from Milan to Catania by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Milan to Catania on Oct 08 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00AMMilan Malpensa Airport1h55 10:55AMCatania Fontanarossa Airport
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871One-way
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08:30AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano22h35 07:05AMCatania, Via D'Amico
1 transfer
461One-way
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09:35AMMilan Malpensa Airport2h00 11:35AMCatania Fontanarossa Airport
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911One-way
03:15PMMilan Malpensa Airport2h00 05:15PMCatania Fontanarossa Airport
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911One-way
06:40PMMilan Malpensa Airport1h55 08:35PMCatania Fontanarossa Airport
0 transfers
1061One-way

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Travel Information from Milan to Catania

distanceDistance627 miles (1011 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$52 - $120
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $52 (€50) • 13 h 7 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $55 (€53) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus, Ryanair or Intercity Notte

Travel 627 miles (1011 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Milan and Catania. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $52 (€50). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Itabus, Ryanair or Intercity Notte among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Milan to Catania.

Travel Tips: Travel from Milan to Catania

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Milan to Catania.
FAQs

There are 4 travel options from Milan to Catania: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Catania is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $52 (€50) compared to other travel options to Catania:

A train is $16 (€15) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Milan to Catania costing on average $68 (€65).

A train is generally $3 (€3) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $55 (€53) from Milan to Catania.

Taking a train is usually $68 (€65) less than taking a ferry to Catania, which costs on average $120 (€115) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Milan to Catania is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.

There are alternative travel options to Catania that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 18 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Catania by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Catania by train can take on average 13 h 7 min.

Catania is approximately 627 miles (1011 km) away from Milan.

The average frequency per day from Milan to Catania is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Catania from Milan as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Milan to Catania:

  • Buses mostly depart from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Catania, Autostazione.
  • Flights most often depart from Milan at Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Catania at Catania Fontanarossa Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Milano Centrale and tend to arrive in Catania Centrale.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Milan to Catania, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Itabus for buses to Catania. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Itabus Milan to Catania tickets on Omio for $68 (€65).
  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Catania. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Milan to Catania tickets on Omio for $55 (€53).
  • Travel with Intercity Notte for trains to Catania. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Intercity Notte Milan to Catania tickets on Omio for $52 (€50).

Yes, there are direct routes from Milan to Catania with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Catania with Intercity Notte.

Direct services to Catania tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Your trip from Milan to Catania doesn't have to end in Catania. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Palermo or Naples. If you’d like to add Rome, Palermo or Naples to your Milan to Catania tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Catania today!

When planning your trip from Milan to Catania, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $68 (€65) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $55 (€53) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $120 (€115) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $52 (€50) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Milan to Catania online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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