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There are 8 ways to get from Catania to Milan by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, ferry or night train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Milan Linate  •  2h 17m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Milan Linate (LIN) CTA - LIN

39€ - 636€

Cheapest option

Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  3h 3m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CTA - BGY

31€ - 313€

6 alternative options

Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  2h 50m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CTA - MXP

58€ - 608€

Train  •  13h 23m

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Ic
  2. Take the train from Villa San Giovanni to Milano Centrale 8136-38 / ...

63€ - 171€

Bus  •  17h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Catania, Catania to Milan, Milan N597 / ...

54€ - 75€

Bus and ferry  •  18h 17m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Milan - San Donato

61€ - 82€

Drive, ferry  •  20h 53m

  1. Drive from Catania to Palermo
  2. Take the ferry from Palermo to Genoa
  3. Drive from Genoa to Milan

121€ - 207€

Night train  •  20h 31m

  1. Take the night train from Catania Centrale to Milano Centrale Ini

100€ - 150€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Milan is to bus which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 17h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Milan is to fly which costs 35€ - 650€ and takes 2h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Milan. However, there are services departing from Catania, Catania and arriving at cavallotti via san donato m3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 54m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Catania Centrale and arriving at Milano Centrale. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 20h 31m.

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The distance between Catania and Milan is 1012 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Milan without a car is to train which takes 13h 23m and costs 60€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 2h 17m to get from Catania to Milan, including transfers.

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Catania to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Catania, Catania station.

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Catania to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Catania Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Catania to Milan is to fly which takes 2h 17m and costs 35€ - 650€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 180€ and takes 13h 23m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 17h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Milan.
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  • Distance: 1012.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 17m

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Milan, Italy?

Alitalia flies from Catania to Milan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Catania to Milan via Villa San Giovanni in around 13h 23m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 470€
Flights from Catania to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 470€
Flights from Catania to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 850€
Flights from Catania to Milan Bergamo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 750€
Flights from Catania to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25€ - 260€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Catania to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 300€
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Villa San Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 160€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
60€ - 85€
Smart Low Cost
55€ - 85€
Smart Flex
110€ - 160€
Trenitalia Intercity Night

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Catania Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
20h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
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Bahn DB
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Catania, Catania to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from CATANIA - Via Archimede to Milano - Autostazione San Donato
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Baltour
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Milan - San Donato
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Catania to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Milan, Milan station.

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Catania to Milan train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Alitalia offers flights from Catania Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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