Cheap train tickets from Palermo to Catania

Showing times and prices for 4 Dec

Cheapest

£15

Average

£18

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Palermo to Catania will cost around £ 18 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 15.

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07:31Palermo Centrale3h09 10:40Catania Centrale
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£151One-way
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19:45Palermo Centrale3h04 22:49Catania Centrale
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£151One-way
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15:31Palermo Centrale3h04 18:35Catania Centrale
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£151One-way
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13:27Palermo Centrale3h19 16:46Catania Centrale
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£151One-way
Cheapest
09:31Palermo Centrale3h05 12:36Catania Centrale
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£151One-way

Train schedule Palermo to Catania

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05:54Palermo Centrale4h41 10:35Catania Centrale
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07:31Palermo Centrale3h09 10:40Catania Centrale
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09:31Palermo Centrale3h05 12:36Catania Centrale
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10:00Palermo Centrale4h53 14:53Catania Centrale
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13:27Palermo Centrale3h19 16:46Catania Centrale
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15:31Palermo Centrale3h04 18:35Catania Centrale
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17:31Palermo Centrale3h18 20:49Catania Centrale
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19:45Palermo Centrale3h04 22:49Catania Centrale
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Sat
4 Dec
£13Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Sun
5 Dec
£13Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Mon
6 Dec
£13Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Tue
7 Dec
£13Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Wed
8 Dec
£13Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Thu
9 Dec
£13Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Fri
10 Dec
£13Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Sat
11 Dec
£13Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Sun
12 Dec
£13Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Mon
13 Dec
£13Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Tue
14 Dec
£13Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Wed
15 Dec
£13Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Thu
16 Dec
£13Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Fri
17 Dec
£13Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Sat
18 Dec
£12Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Sun
19 Dec
£12Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Mon
20 Dec
£12Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Tue
21 Dec
£12Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Wed
22 Dec
£12Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Thu
23 Dec
£9Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional

Fastest train times from Palermo to Catania

Showing times and prices for 4 Dec

Fastest Journey

3 h 4 m

Average

3 h 34 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

166 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Palermo for Catania every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 166 km distance in an average of 3 h 34 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 4 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 53 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
19:45Palermo Centrale3h04 22:49Catania Centrale
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£151One-way
Fastest
15:31Palermo Centrale3h04 18:35Catania Centrale
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£151One-way
2nd Fastest
09:31Palermo Centrale3h05 12:36Catania Centrale
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£151One-way
07:31Palermo Centrale3h09 10:40Catania Centrale
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£151One-way
17:31Palermo Centrale3h18 20:49Catania Centrale
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£151One-way

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Train Information between Palermo and Catania

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£13 (€15)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesRegionale Veloce, Regionale, Trenitalia or Intercity

Trains from Palermo to Catania cover the 103 miles (166 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like Regionale Veloce, Regionale, Trenitalia or Intercity. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £13, but the average price of train tickets is £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Palermo Centrale and arrive in Catania Centrale.

Train companies

Travel with Trenitalia from Palermo to Catania

Travel from Palermo to Catania from £13 with Omio’s train partners Trenitalia! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Trenitalia

Trenitalia is Italy’s national railway company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains include its high-speed trains Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia trains.

Taking a train with Trenitalia is a great way to travel from Palermo to Catania, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 103 miles (166 km) long train journey. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Palermo to Catania journey with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia train timetable, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes from Palermo to Catania, and buy your cheap Trenitalia train ticket on Omio easily and securely today.

    Trenitalia has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Palermo to Catania:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Refund or voucher policy
    • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
    • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
    • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Palermo to Catania
    Travel by train to Catania easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Palermo to Catania.
    FAQs
    What is the price of the cheapest train between Palermo and Catania?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Palermo to Catania to cost as little as £13  in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket from Palermo to Catania?
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Palermo to Catania train price to come in at an average of £13  one way.
    How far is it from Palermo to Catania by train?
    The distance to Catania from Palermo by train is approximately 103 miles (166 km).
    How long is the train between Palermo and Catania?
    On average the Palermo to Catania train time is 3 h 4 min  covering the 103 miles (166 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    Which train station from Palermo to Catania do I depart from? Which Catania train station from Palermo do I arrive in?

    Omio customers book a train from Palermo Centrale   to Catania Centrale   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the Palermo train station located? Where is the Catania train station located?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Palermo Centrale, is located 0.6 miles (1 km) from the city centre of Palermo.

    The most popular arrival train station, Catania Centrale, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre of Catania.

    What train providers offer a service to Catania from Palermo?
    If you're looking for trains from Palermo to Catania, you can rely on Regionale Veloce, Regionale, Trenitalia or Intercity to get you to Catania. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Palermo to Catania route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Are there any direct trains from Palermo to Catania?
    Yes, you can search for direct trains from Palermo to Catania on Omio with Frecciabianca or Regionale, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
    What are the first and last departure train times from Palermo to Catania?
    You can take the first train from Palermo to Catania at 06: 08   or take the last train from Palermo to Catania leaving at 18: 45. Look for the latest Palermo Catania train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
    How early should I purchase train tickets between Palermo and Catania to score the best deals?
    You can find a train from Palermo to Catania to cost on average £13 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Palermo to Catania train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Palermo
    Catania
    The major railway station for departures from Palermo is Palermo Centrale. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Palermo Centrale for your trip to Catania from Palermo.