Thinking about taking the train from Piacenza to Castel San Giovanni? We’ve got you covered.
It usually takes around 58 minutes to travel the 13 miles (21 km) from Piacenza to Castel San Giovanni by train, although you can get there in as little as 16 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 13 trains per day running on this route. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You can travel with Trenitalia trains during your journey, as they are the main operator of services on this route.
Train tickets from Piacenza to Castel San Giovanni start from €3.50 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
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It takes an average of 58m to travel from Piacenza to Castel San Giovanni by train, over a distance of around 13 miles (21 km). There are normally 13 trains per day travelling from Piacenza to Castel San Giovanni and tickets for this journey start from €3.50 when you book in advance.
Castel San Giovanni
13 miles (21 km)
13 trains per day
Direct trains available
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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.
Founded by Trenitalia and FNM (Ferrovie Nord Milano), Trenord run suburban and regional trains in Lombardy and from Lombardy to Ticino, the Italian-speaking region in Switzerland. With Trenord, you can travel between Milan, Bergamo, Como, Varese, Pavia, Brescia, Chiasso, Milan Malpensa Airport and Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport in total comfort. All Trenord trains have First and Second Class and offer special discounts to travellers under 14, over 60 and groups.
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 Piacenza to Castel San Giovanni by booking early.§
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.
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!
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.
The average journey time by train between Piacenza and Castel San Giovanni is 58 minutes, with around 13 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Piacenza to Castel San Giovanni is 16 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Piacenza to Castel San Giovanni can start from as little as €3.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Piacenza to Castel San Giovanni without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from Piacenza to Castel San Giovanni each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Piacenza to Castel San Giovanni leaves at 05:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Piacenza to Castel San Giovanni leaves at 20:35. 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.
Trains travelling from Piacenza to Castel San Giovanni cover a distance of around 13 miles (21 km) during the journey.