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Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale by train

It takes an average of 16h 15m to travel from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale by train, over a distance of around 629 miles (1013 km). There are normally 14 trains per day travelling from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale and tickets for this journey start from €44.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 13h 22m
Price€44.90 - €285.20
Distance629 miles (1013 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
Departure stationMilan Central Station
Arrival stationCatania Centrale
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Flixbus, BigBus

Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale for Tuesday 29th Sep 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:00 21:37 13h 37m, 1 change
09:10 23:29 14h 19m, 2 changes
09:30 23:29 13h 59m, 3 changes
13:00 06:30 17h 30m, 3 changes
13:10 06:30 17h 20m, 4 changes
18:30 08:17 13h 47m, 1 change
19:25 10:00 14h 35m, 3 changes
19:25 10:10 14h 45m, 1 change
20:10 14:32 18h 22m, direct
20:25 17:25 21h 00m, 2 changes

Trenitalia trains from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale

You can travel from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale on Trenitalia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

Cheap train tickets from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale

Train tickets from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale start at €44.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €199.71.
lowest price found
from44.90
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price142.51
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price151.67
on the day
avg. single price199.71

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 Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale? 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 Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale take?

The average journey time by train between Milan Central Station and Catania Centrale is 16 hours and 15 minutes, with around 14 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 Milan Central Station and Catania Centrale by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale is 13 hours and 22 minutes.

How much does the train from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale cost?

Train tickets from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale can start from as little as €44.90 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 Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale leave?

The first train from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale leaves at 05:10. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale leave?

The last train from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale leaves at 21:15. 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 Milan Central Station and Catania Centrale by train?

Trains travelling from Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale cover a distance of around 629 miles (1013 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Catania Centrale to Milan Central Station.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Milan Central Station to Catania Centrale for a typical week day using timetable data for 29/09/2020. 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 21/09/2020 for travel on 06/05/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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