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Catania to Rome by train

The journey from Catania to Rome by train is 333.89 mi and takes 11 hr 15 min. There are 13 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:01 AM and the last at 10:58 PM. It is possible to travel from Catania to Rome by train for as little as $17.84 or as much as $128.19. The best price for this journey is $17.84.

Lowest Price$17.84
Journey Duration11 hr 15 min
Connection per Day13
Lowest Price$17.84
Highest Price$128.19
First Departure5:01 AM
Last Departure10:58 PM
Distance333.89 mi
DepartureCatania
ArrivalRome
CarriersFrecciargento, Regionale VeloceMore

Catania to Rome Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

Travel by train from Catania to Rome

The average journey from Catania to Rome takes on average 11 hr 15 min. Around 13 trains depart a day from Catania to Rome. The average price is $61.82, and the lowest ticket pricing starts at around $17.84.

If you travel from Catania to Rome by train, you will leave from Catania central station, which is just a few minutes' walk from the heart of the city.

Transport is carried out by the Trenitalia railway company and there are several possible trains to take, some of which directly connect the cities of Catania and Rome.

  • Frecciarossa and Frecciargento: the fastest and most expensive trains.
  • Regional train: the slowest and cheapest train.
  • Regional Fast train: it is a faster alternative to the Regional train, at the same price
  • Intercity: a faster and more expensive alternative to the regional train. In this train you can select your seat for free. This train connects the cities of Catania and Rome directly. Check availability.

Within the types of trains n.2 and n.3, you will not have the WiFi service or the choice of seats. These are cheap alternatives, but if you don't want to give up comfort, we recommend alternatives n.1 and n.5, given the great distance between the cities of Catania and Rome.

Also check the price and availability of the Intercity train, another excellent alternative to travel between Catania and Rome, directly.

Inside the Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains you will have free Wi-Fi, seats and places to store your luggage. From Premium Class, a welcome service is provided on board with an offer of snacks and hot and cold drinks, served at your seat.

As for seating, you can choose from the following alternatives, listed from cheapest to most expensive:

  • Standard class
  • Premium class
  • Business class
  • Executive class

From Catania to Rome, the train is one of the best ways to travel. Once you reach Roma Termini and Roma Tiburtina stations, you won't be short of things to do or see. Rome, the capital of Italy, offers a lot both for history lovers and for those who prefer to stroll through the shopping streets. We recommend a visit to tourist attractions such as the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, as well as walking along the via dei fori imperiali, you will find piazza Venezia, one of the main squares in Rome. Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II, also known as the "Altar of the Fatherland" or "Vittoriano", one of the most characteristic and evocative monuments of Rome. Don't forget to try the typical dishes of Roman cuisine such as bucatini all'amatriciana, spaghetti carbonara and, for dessert, Maritozzo with cream.

If you are planning to visit Rome from Catania by train, let yourself be guided by Virail. We compare thousands of train, bus and flight destinations to help you find the best price. Check out our convenient price calendar below and find the best prices on all available public transport options between Catania and Rome.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Catania to Rome, 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 Rome.

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 $21.45 to $88.66 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 76% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Catania to Rome

The cheapest Catania - Rome train tickets can be found for as low as $53.22 if you’re lucky, or $62.52 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $76.00.

Find the best day to travel to Rome by train

When travelling to Rome 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.

Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane is the owner of Trenitalia, which serves as the main train operator in Italy. The high-speed Frecciarossa trains link Milan, Rome, Naples, Florence, and Turin at speeds of up to 300 km/h (186 mph). Frecciargento and Frecciabianca are two other high-speed services that operate at slightly slower rates but provide connectivity to smaller cities and towns. Trenitalia operates regional and intercity train, and provides international connections to neighboring countries through EuroCity trains.

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 Rome

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciargento, Frecciarossa and DB - Intercity when traveling from Catania to Rome.

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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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

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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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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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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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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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 Frecciargento, DB - Intercity and Frecciarossa from Catania to Rome
Compare services on board when travelling from Catania to Rome by train.
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Catania to Rome CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
37.61kg
Bus
40.3kg
Flight
107.47kg
Car
85.98kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Catania to Rome by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Catania and Rome are 37.61kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Catania and Rome? By taking the train between Catania and Rome you will save 69.86kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.69kg compared to a bus and 48.37kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Catania to Rome?
A train ticket from Catania to Rome is $61.82. 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 $17.84.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Catania to Rome?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Catania to Rome is $17.84. 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 Rome by train?
Catania to Rome is 333.89 mi.
How long does the train between Catania and Rome take?
Catania to Rome is on average 11 hr 15 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 8 hr 23 min.
Which companies operate from Catania to Rome?
The train journey from Catania to Rome is covered by 8 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Frecciargento, Regionale Veloce, Intercity Notte, DB - Intercity, InterCityNotte, Traghetto, Frecciarossa, Trenitalia and Italo.
How many train connections per day go from Catania to Rome?
Catania to Rome has 13 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Catania to Rome leave?
The earliest train from Catania to Rome departs at 5:01 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 Rome depart?
The latest train from Catania to Rome 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 Rome 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 $17.84 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.
How many direct connections depart from Catania to Rome?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Catania to go to Rome.
What's the fastest journey time between Catania to Rome by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Catania and Rome is 8 hr 23 min.
Is there a direct train from Catania to Rome?
Yes, there is a direct train between Catania and Rome.
What are the CO2 emissions for Catania to Rome by train?
The train journey from Catania to Rome creates 37.61kg of CO2 emissions.

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