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Barcelona to Catania by train

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    18:30
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    30hr 7m
  • Distance
    1,192 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    5
  • Avg. journey time
    51hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Barcelona to Catania by train

Fast trains from Barcelona to Catania take around 1 day, 6 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,192 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Barcelona and Catania.

1. Are there direct trains from Barcelona to Catania?

Journeys between Barcelona and Catania usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 7 departures on the route from Barcelona to Catania every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 6 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Barcelona to Catania?

The Barcelona to Catania train travel time is normally about 1 day, 6 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Barcelona to Catania train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Catania is usually scheduled to depart Barcelona around 06:10 and the last train is around 18:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Barcelona around 07:05, and the last at 18:30.

When to book Barcelona to Catania train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Barcelona to Catania by train.

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Which train companies operate between Barcelona and Catania?

More than one train company operates on the route from Barcelona to Catania, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • EuroCity
  • FS100
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Thello
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.