From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcatch a train/plane/buscatch a train/plane/busON TIMEto get on a train, plane etc in order to travel on it, or to be in time to get on a train, plane etc before it leavesI caught the 7.15 train to London.There’s a train in now. If you run, you’ll just catch it.I have to hurry – I have a bus to catch. →catch
Examples from the Corpus
catch a train/plane/bus• I should be able to catch the 12:05 train.• I could catch a bus back into town.• After the debate, they dined on hamburgers and talked sports at a local joint before catching a train back to Washington.• They returned to their hotel, packed their bags, and left for Penn Station to catch a train for Washington.• Kevin catches the bus home on Mondays and Wednesdays.• He caught a plane last night.• Peterarranged a taxi to Victoria for me to catch a train to Gatwick and the last flight to Edinburgh.• Chris and Patrick had caught a train to London and taken a taxi straight to Richie's flat.• Maybe she had caught a train to New Rochelle.• The second time I caught a bus to the coast.