Messina 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 Messina Centrale and arrive at Catania Centrale every 60 minutes on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Messina to Catania train schedule: the first train leaves at 09:38, while the last ride is at 21:45. A Messina to Catania train cost about 7.60 €. But how long is the train ride from Messina to Catania? Your journey takes about 2 hours on average. Trenitalia offers 12 direct trains between these two cities. Thanks to Trenitalia, offers, you can save on your trip from Messina to Catania and find low cost tickets starting from 7 €! If you need to travel this week, prices start from 7.60€ to a maximum price of 11.50€. When booking your train ticket a few weeks in advance though, you can find low cost trains from Messina to Catania with fares starting from 7.60€, saving up to 10%.