There are 4 ways to get from Catania to Portorosa by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Novara-Montalbano-Furnari Reg

$20 - $35

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Bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania to Messina - Piazza Repubblica A18
  2. Take the bus from Messina to Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto

$20 - $29

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Train via Barcellona  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Barcellona Reg / ...

$22 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Catania to Portorosa 96.4 miles

$23 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Portorosa. However, there are services departing from Catania and arriving at Portorosa via Messina and Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Catania to Portorosa. However, there are services departing from Catania Centrale and arriving at Novara-Montalbano-Furnari via Messina Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Catania and Portorosa is 70 km. The road distance is 154.2 km.

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The best way to get from Catania to Portorosa without a car is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Catania to Portorosa, including transfers.

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Catania to Portorosa bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Catania station.

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Catania to Portorosa train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Catania Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Catania to Portorosa is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 9 min.

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Catania to Portorosa bus services, operated by Azienda Siciliana Trasporti, arrive at Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto station.

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Catania to Portorosa train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Novara-Montalbano-Furnari station.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Portorosa.
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  • Distance: 43.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Portorosa, Italy?

You can take a train from Catania to Portorosa via Messina Centrale and Novara-Montalbano-Furnari in around 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Catania to Portorosa via Messina - Piazza Repubblica, Messina, and Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto in around 4 h 9 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Novara-Montalbano-Furnari
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Messina Centrale to Barcellona
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
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Yes, the driving distance between Catania to Portorosa is 154 km. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Catania to Portorosa.

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There are 680+ hotels available in Portorosa. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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