Trains from Palermo to Catania are a scenic way to get around Sicily when you are traveling in Italy.
Trains between these cities are operated by Trenitalia. They offer both Regional and InterCity services on this route, and all trains require a connection at Messina Centrale station on the way.
Trains leave Palermo station for Catania every 1 to 3 hours throughout the day, so it may require a bit of advance planning to find a departure time that suits your schedule.
The total travel time from Palermo to Catania ranges from 4 hours and 1 minute to 6 hours and 5 minutes, depending on which train you take and how long your connection is.
Single tickets for trains from Palermo to Catania vary in cost depending on which service you take. Ticket fares start at 12.50 euros in second class and 15.30 euros in first class, but may be more expensive. You can purchase them online before you travel, or at the station in Sicily before boarding your train.