How to take the rail journey from northern Italy to Catania in south-east Sicily

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Milan to Catania by train

Step on board for one of Europe's most epic journeys by train which has four distinct phases:

  1. travel through the night to south of Salerno and then,
  2. wake up to stunning coastal views before,
  3. riding the train in a boat across the waves, to arrive in Sicily in the early afternoon,
  4. before winding up the trip with a journey along Sicily's eastern shore.

Routes you can take to go from Milano / Milan / Mailand to Catania

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Station Guides
The central roof span of Milano Centrale viewed from the departure concorse
Milano Centrale Rail Station Guide
Catania Centrale Guide Coming soon...
Travel Time (approx)

18hr 22min



Travel Info

1 x train per night

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