Matera 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 Altamura and arrive at Catania Centrale every about 6 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Matera to Catania train schedule: the first train leaves at 07:09, while the last ride is at 07:09. A Matera to Catania train cost about 54.1 €. But how long is the train ride from Matera to Catania? Your journey takes about 14 hours on average. Thanks to Trenitalia, offers, you can save on your trip from Matera to Catania and find low cost tickets starting from 45 €!