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Florence to Catania by train

It takes an average of 12h 13m to travel from Florence to Catania by train, over a distance of around 477 miles (768 km). There are normally 10 trains per day travelling from Florence to Catania and tickets for this journey start from $44.51 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 10h 18m
PriceFrom $44.51
Distance477 miles (768 km)
Frequency10 trains per day
First train06:00
Last train22:00
Departure stationFlorence
Arrival stationCatania
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Florence to Catania train times

Check out the next trains departing from Florence to Catania for Tuesday Nov 2nd 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:00 16:25 11h 25m, 1 change
06:05 16:25 10h 20m, 2 changes
07:14 17:32 10h 18m, 3 changes
09:14 20:37 11h 23m, 1 change
10:14 20:37 10h 23m, 2 changes
11:14 22:29 11h 15m, 3 changes
15:33 05:30 13h 57m, 3 changes
19:48 07:17 11h 29m, 1 change
20:22 11:36 15h 14m, 3 changes
21:00 13:32 16h 32m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Florence to Catania

The price of train tickets from Florence to Catania starts at $44.51 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 Florence to Catania 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 Florence to Catania

Want to know more about your journey from Florence to Catania? 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 Florence to Catania take?

The average journey time by train between Florence and Catania is 12 hours and 13 minutes, with around 10 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 Florence and Catania by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Florence to Catania is 10 hours and 18 minutes.

How much does the train from Florence to Catania cost?

Train tickets from Florence to Catania can start from as little as $44.51 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 Florence to Catania?

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

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

The first train from Florence to Catania leaves at 06:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Florence to Catania leaves at 22:00. 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 Florence and Catania by train?

Trains travelling from Florence to Catania 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 Catania to Florence.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Florence to Catania for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/02/2021. 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 11/23/2021 for travel on 11/23/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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