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Catania to Florence by train

The journey from Catania to Florence by train is 477.71 mi and takes 13 hr 54 min. There are 22 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:17 AM and the last at 10:58 PM. It is possible to travel from Catania to Florence by train for as little as $36.74 or as much as $89.60. The best price for this journey is $36.74.

Lowest Price$36.74
Journey Duration13 hr 54 min
Connection per Day22
Lowest Price$36.74
Highest Price$89.60
First Departure6:17 AM
Last Departure10:58 PM
Distance477.71 mi
DepartureCatania
ArrivalFlorence
CarriersRegionale Veloce, Intercity NotteMore

Catania to Florence Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Feb 23, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Catania to Florence by train?

The cheapest train tickets from Catania to Florence cost $36.74. On average, you can expect to spend around $58.88 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Catania to Florence.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Catania to Florence. On average, though, you'll pay about $58.88 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long does it take to get from Catania to Florence by train?

The average journey time is 13 hr 54 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 477.71 mi from Catania to Florence. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Catania to Florence to take longer than 13 hr 54 min. The journey between Catania and Florence by train usually takes 13 hr 54 min to cover a distance of 477.71 mi. The shortest journey from Catania to Florence will take you 10 hr 29 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Florence quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do departures from Catania to Florence leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Catania at 6:17 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 10:58 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Catania and Florence. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Catania to Florence, which usually leaves at 6:17 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 10:58 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use to travel from Catania to Florence?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Catania from the following stations: . Arriving at Florence, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: . Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Florence.

How many journeys from Catania to Florence are there every day?

The route from Catania to Florence is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Catania 22 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Catania to Florence, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 1 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 21 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Catania to Florence. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Catania to Florence
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Catania to Florence.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Catania to Florence, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Catania to Florence.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $55.32 to $128.41 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 57% on your trip!

Find the best day to travel to Florence by train

When travelling to Florence by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Frecciargento is a high-speed train service operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company of Italy. The name "Frecciargento" means "silver arrow" in Italian, and the trains are known for their sleek, modern design and fast speeds. Frecciargento trains run on high-speed lines and conventional lines, connecting major cities across Italy, including Rome, Verona, Milan, Venice, Florence, and Naples. Frecciargento is one of several high-speed train services offered by Trenitalia, including Frecciarossa and Frecciabianca.

Frecciarossa, operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company, is a renowned high-speed train service in Italy. FRECCIAROSSA trains, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, connect major cities including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, and Turin.

Italo, a subsidiary of the Italian railway company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV), operates a high-speed train service throughout Italy. The 2012 launch of Italo trains, which are both conventional and high-speed, provides travelers with speedy and comfortable travel across Italy. The 300 km/h speed ensures regular and comfortable transportation to major cities like Rome, Naples, Florence, and Milan.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Catania to Florence

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciargento, Frecciarossa and Italo when traveling from Catania to Florence.

Second Class

In Frecciargento's Standard Class, you can spend time on the FRECCE Portal, enjoy a comfortable journey in adjustable seats, charge your devices using electrical outlets, and taste delicious food and drinks at the FrecciaBistrò bar.
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First Class

In Frecciargento's First Class, you'll enjoy all the amenities found in Second Class plus more spacious and comfortable seats. Additionally, you'll be treated to complimentary snacks and a small welcome drink of either coffee or prosecco.
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Premium

Premium service includes a wider seat, more legroom, and access to additional amenities such as a welcome drink and a choice of newspapers. Coach 4 on the Frecciarossa 1000 train is reserved for the Premium level.
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Standard

Standard is the basic level of service and includes a comfortable seat and access to basic onboard services. Coaches 5-8 are for the Standard level with seats covered in gray eco-leather.
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Executive

Executive is the highest level of service and includes all of the amenities of the Business level, as well as a personal entertainment system, and gourmet meals served by a dedicated onboard chef.
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Business

Business service is designed for business travelers and includes all of the amenities of the Premium level, as well as access to a dedicated Business Lounge and priority boarding. Coaches 2 and 3 of Frecciarossa 1000 are reserved for the Business level of service.
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Smart

With the Smart ambiance, experience all the comforts and services of Italo at an affordable price.
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Prima

Experience the best of Italo with the Prima ambiance, providing you with maximum comfort and top-notch services for your entire journey.
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Club Executive

For an even more luxurious and relaxing trip, opt for the Club Ambiance. Here, you'll delight in ultimate comfort and pampering with spacious individual seating arrangements.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

In the First Class of SBB Intercity, you can benefit from personal power socket, more comfortable seats, and larger luggage space. Some IC trains also offer quiet zones and business areas.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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On Frecciargento trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciargento trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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On Frecciargento trains, the FrecciaBistrò café-bar offers snacks, meals, and drinks. Use the Portale FRECCE portal for easy in-seat ordering or approach the staff. First Class travelers enjoy complimentary water, coffee, and a snack choice.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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On Frecciarossa trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Seek serenity? Frecciarossa offers designated quiet zones for Business Class to ensure a peaceful journey, free from distractions.
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No matter the model – be it ETR 500, ETR 600, ETR 700, or ETR 1000 – every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciarossa trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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Satiate your hunger at the FrecciaBistrò, stationed at the train's center. Or, for added convenience, order directly to your seat through the Portale FRECCE's EasyBistrò. Premium and Business Class travelers receive complimentary snacks and drinks, while Executive Class passengers delight in gourmet meals curated by chef Carlo Cracc.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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Italo trains come equipped with free WiFi and the ItaloLive entertainment portal, featuring an array of movies, shows, news, and more.
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All Italo trains provide power sockets at each seat.
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Your train ticket comes with a luggage allowance, which you need to store in specified areas on Italo trains. In Smart ambience coaches, there's a size limit, so ensure your luggage doesn't exceed 75 x 53 x 30 cm. Adhering to these guidelines helps you avoid any penalties.
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For travelers with reduced mobility, Italo trains have priority seating located near an accessible restroom, which includes tactile and Braille signage.
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On Italo trains, while there's no dedicated dining carriage, vending machines in Coaches 3 and 7 (AGV trains) or Coaches 3 and 6 (EVO trains) offer snacks and drinks. Prima Ambience passengers receive a complimentary Welcome Service with a variety of snacks and beverages served at their seat. For an even more luxurious experience, Club Executive Ambience travelers enjoy an exclusive onboard catering service with espresso, pastries, and drinks delivered by attentive staff.
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All Italo trains are equipped with air-conditioning.
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Prams, pushchairs, and folding bicycles are considered standard luggage and should be stored in designated spaces on Italo trains. Oversized luggage and standard bicycles are not allowed. We recommend protecting your bicycle with a cover.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board DB - Intercity, Frecciarossa and Frecciargento from Catania to Florence
Compare services on board when travelling from Catania to Florence by train.
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Catania to Florence CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
53.82kg
Bus
57.66kg
Flight
153.76kg
Car
123.01kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Catania to Florence by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Catania and Florence are 53.82kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Catania and Florence? By taking the train between Catania and Florence you will save 99.94kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.84kg compared to a bus and 69.19kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Catania to Florence?
A train ticket from Catania to Florence is $58.88. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $36.74.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Catania to Florence?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Catania to Florence is $36.74. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Catania and Florence by train?
Catania to Florence is 477.71 mi.
How long does the train between Catania and Florence take?
Catania to Florence is on average 13 hr 54 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 10 hr 29 min.
Which companies operate from Catania to Florence?
The train journey from Catania to Florence is covered by 8 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Regionale Veloce, Intercity Notte, DB - Intercity, Frecciarossa, InterCityNotte, Traghetto, Frecciargento, Italo and Trenitalia.
How many train connections per day go from Catania to Florence?
Catania to Florence has 22 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Catania to Florence leave?
The earliest train from Catania to Florence departs at 6:17 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Catania to Florence depart?
The latest train from Catania to Florence departs at 10:58 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Catania to Florence in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $36.74 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Catania to Florence?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Catania to go to Florence. You can go from Bicocca, Catania Centrale and Catania Ognina and you can arrive at Firenze S. Marco V., Firenze Cascine, Scandicci Villa Constanza, Florence Rifredi, Firenze Campo Marte Fs, Firenze Piazzale Montelungo and Firenze Via Valfonda.
How many direct connections depart from Catania to Florence?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Catania to go to Florence.
What's the fastest journey time between Catania to Florence by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Catania and Florence is 10 hr 29 min.
Is there a direct train from Catania to Florence?
Yes, there is a direct train between Catania and Florence.
What are the CO2 emissions for Catania to Florence by train?
The train journey from Catania to Florence creates 53.82kg of CO2 emissions.

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