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Catania to Florence by train

It takes an average of 12h 39m to travel from Catania to Florence by train, over a distance of around 477 miles (768 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Catania to Florence and tickets for this journey start from $44.27 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 11h 5m
PriceFrom $44.27
Distance477 miles (768 km)
Frequency8 trains per day
First train06:17
Last train22:58
Departure stationCatania
Arrival stationFlorence
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Catania to Florence train times

Check out the next trains departing from Catania to Florence for Tuesday Sep 28th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:17 16:46 11h 29m, 2 changes
07:41 18:46 11h 5m, 2 changes
10:18 21:58 11h 40m, 1 change
13:54 06:27 16h 33m, 1 change
17:36 07:11 13h 35m, 3 changes
19:26 08:11 12h 45m, 1 change
21:58 09:46 11h 48m, 1 change
21:58 10:17 12h 19m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Catania to Florence

The price of train tickets from Catania to Florence starts at $44.27 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Catania to Florence by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Catania to Florence

Want to know more about your journey from Catania to Florence? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Catania to Florence take?

The average journey time by train between Catania and Florence is 12 hours and 39 minutes, with around 8 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Catania and Florence by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Catania to Florence is 11 hours and 5 minutes.

How much does the train from Catania to Florence cost?

Train tickets from Catania to Florence can start from as little as $44.27 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Catania to Florence?

No, there are no direct train services from Catania to Florence. Travelling from Catania to Florence by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Catania to Florence leave?

The first train from Catania to Florence leaves at 06:17. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Catania to Florence leave?

The last train from Catania to Florence leaves at 22:58. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Catania and Florence by train?

Trains travelling from Catania to Florence cover a distance of around 477 miles (768 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Florence to Catania.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Catania to Florence for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/28/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 10/01/2021 for travel on 10/01/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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