Bologna to Catania by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    10hr 46m
  • Distance
    840 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    15hr 7m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bologna to Catania by train

Fast trains from Bologna to Catania take around 10 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 840 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bologna and Catania.

1. Are there direct trains from Bologna to Catania?

Journeys between Bologna and Catania usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Bologna to Catania every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 11 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bologna to Catania?

The Bologna to Catania train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bologna to Catania train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Catania is usually scheduled to depart Bologna around 06:05 and the last train is around 23:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bologna around 06:05, and the last at 22:08.

When to book Bologna to Catania train tickets?

Trains in Italy usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bologna to Catania by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bologna and Catania?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bologna to Catania, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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