Bologna to Catania trains might be a good value for money solution: travelling in Italy by train is often rather cheap and faster than taking a bus indeed Trains leave from Bologna Centrale and arrive at Catania Acquicella every about 4 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Bologna to Catania train schedule: the first train leaves at 09:35, while the last ride is at 09:35. A Bologna to Catania train cost about 132.35 €. But how long is the train ride from Bologna to Catania? Your journey takes about 22 hours on average.