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Milan - Catania Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Milan to Catania. Traveling by bus from Milan to Catania usually takes around 20 hours and 56 minutes, but the fastest Autoservizi Salemi bus can make the trip in 18 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance628 mi (1011 km)
Shortest duration18h 45m
Cheapest price$20.75
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines4

What bus companies travel from Milan to Catania?

There are 4 bus lines from Milan to Catania available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 7 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Autoservizi Salemi219h 8m$97.19
FlixBus721h 5m$59.72
Marino120h 55m$136.17
Onebus119h 55m$140.08
  • Autoservizi Salemi

    Autoservizi Salemi

    Book Autoservizi Salemi from Milan to Catania from $91. There are 2 trips per day offered by Autoservizi Salemi from Milan to Catania and you can expect on average to pay for a Autoservizi Salemi ticket to Catania. In Milan, Autoservizi Salemi departs to Catania from Lampugnano and one other station. In Catania, Autoservizi Salemi arrives at Via D'Amico 195 .

    An average trip on Autoservizi Salemi from Milan to Catania takes 19 hours and 8 minutes , while the fastest available Autoservizi Salemi trip will get you to Catania in 18 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Autoservizi Salemi offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Catania.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 7 trips from Milan to Catania, and usually makes the trip in about 21 hours and 5 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Marino

    Marino

    Book Marino from Milan to Catania from $130. Typically there is one Marino schedule per day from Milan to Catania and you can expect on average to pay for a Marino ticket to Catania. In Milan, Marino departs to Catania from San Donato . In Catania, Marino arrives at Catania CBS .

    An average trip on Marino from Milan to Catania takes 20 hours and 55 minutes , while the fastest available Marino trip will get you to Catania in 18 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Marino offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Catania.

  • Onebus

    Onebus

    Book Onebus from Milan to Catania from $139. Typically there is one Onebus schedule per day from Milan to Catania and you can expect on average to pay for a Onebus ticket to Catania. In Milan, Onebus departs to Catania from Via Giovanni Palatucci . In Catania, Onebus arrives at Central Train Station .

    An average trip on Onebus from Milan to Catania takes 19 hours and 55 minutes , while the fastest available Onebus trip will get you to Catania in 18 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Onebus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Catania.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Milan to Catania during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Milan to Catania?

The bus takes an average of 20 hours and 56 minutes to cover the 628 miles from Milan to Catania. However, the fastest bus only takes 18 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Catania. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Milan?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Milan to Catania, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Catania each day?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Milan to Catania every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Milan

The fashion capital of the world, Milan, is a busy city brimming with activities and lavish nightlife. In spite of its frenetic modern lifestyle, Milan is also blessed with some amazing landmarks, of which the Milan Cathedral should be given special attention. Considered the largest and most unique Gothic structure in Italy, the cathedral took about 600 years to build, and its impressive gothic details will amaze all fans of architecture. The roof of the cathedral itself is accessible, so visitors can climb up to marvel at the city’s skyline and see the cathedral’s details up close. Another spot to consider is the Santa Maria delle Grazie, which currently houses “The Last Supper,” a masterpiece by the legendary artist Leonardo da Vinci. For those who enjoy old books, the Ambrosiana Library & Picture Gallery houses a vast collection of artworks, as well as rare ancient manuscripts.

For a taste of the unique Milanese cuisine, you could consider the Gente di Mare in Darsena, which offers superb seafood. If you wish to enjoy great local pizzas, Pizzium - Via Vigevano offers great dishes.

Milano Centrale is the city’s main train station, offering access to international destinations such as Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich. The main bus station in Milan is Lampugnano, serving as the local hub for bus carriers like FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and Union Ivkoni. The main airport in Milan is Malpensa Airport located about 32 miles northwest of the city center.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Milan?

Main departure station: Via Giuseppe Impastato 18D

Buses to Catania leave from 6 stations in Milan.

All bus stations in Milan:

  • Via Giuseppe Impastato 18D

  • Lampugnano

  • San Donato

  • San Donato Bus Station

  • Lampugnano

  • Via Giovanni Palatucci

Where does the bus arrive in Catania?

Main arrival station: Via D'Amico 195

Buses arrive in Catania at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Catania:

  • Via D'Amico 195

  • Catania CBS

  • Central Train Station

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