Pompei 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 Pompei and arrive at Catania Acquicella every about 12 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Pompei to Catania train schedule: the first train leaves at 13:20, while the last ride is at 13:20. A Pompei to Catania train cost about 55.15 €. But how long is the train ride from Pompei to Catania? Your journey takes about 18 hours on average.