There are 10 ways to get from Milan to Catania by plane, train, car ferry, bus, car or ferry

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

Recommended option

Fly from Milan Linate  •  3 h 5 min

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

$47 - $222

Cheapest option

Fly from Milan Bergamo  •  4 h 6 min

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

$35 - $288

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Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  3 h 27 min

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

$36 - $196

Train to Verona, fly  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Catania (CTA) VRN - CTA

$73 - $268

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni Fa
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale Rv / ...

$110 - $255

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Catania Centrale Ic

$102 - $187

Bus SAIS Autolinee  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano Rogoredo Station to Catania - Bus Station

$212 - $312

Bus Baltour  •  17 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to CATANIA - Via Archimede Baltour

$67 - $97

Train  •  18 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale Icn

$130 - $170

Drive, ferry  •  21 h 29 min

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

$137 - $242

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Catania is to fly which costs 30€ - 170€ and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Catania is to fly which costs 40€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Catania. However, there are services departing from duomo m1 m3 and arriving at CATANIA - Via Archimede via Milano - Autostazione San Donato. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Catania Centrale. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 22 min.

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The distance between Milan and Catania is 1012 km.

The best way to get from Milan to Catania without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 12 h 17 min and costs 90€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Milan to Catania, including transfers.

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Milan to Catania bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Milano - Autostazione San Donato station.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Catania.
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  • Distance: 632.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

Alitalia flies from Milan to Catania hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Catania via Napoli Centrale in around 12 h 49 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Milan Linate to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Verona to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $320
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Afragola Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

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
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Trenitalia Intercity

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
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
18 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Milano Rogoredo Station to Catania - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Autostazione San Donato to CATANIA - Via Archimede
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $45

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