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There are 6 ways to get from Trapani to Catania by bus and ferry, bus, train, car or plane

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Bus and ferry  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Alcamo to Catania

$132 - $186

Cheapest option

Train  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Trapani to Piraineto Reg
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale Rv / ...

$31 - $73

4 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Trapani, Staiti 13 to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli
  2. Take the bus from Palermo to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport A19

$48 - $75

Bus and ferry, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Trapani to Termini Imerese
  2. Take the train from Termini Imerese to Catania Centrale Reg / ...

$82 - $126

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Trapani to Catania 197.2 miles

$45 - $70

Fly  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Trapani (TPS) to Catania (CTA) TPS - CTA

$138 - $462

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The cheapest way to get from Trapani to Catania is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trapani to Catania is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trapani to Catania. However, there are services departing from Trapani and arriving at Catania via Alcamo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Trapani to Catania. However, there are services departing from Trapani and arriving at Catania Centrale via Piraineto and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 41 min.

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The distance between Trapani and Catania is 230 km. The road distance is 315.5 km.

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The best way to get from Trapani to Catania without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 5 h 24 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Trapani to Catania, including transfers.

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Trapani to Catania bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Alcamo station.

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Trapani to Catania train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Trapani station.

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The best way to get from Trapani to Catania is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs 40€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 27€ - 65€ and takes 8 h 41 min, you could also fly, which costs 120€ - 410€ and takes 7 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Trapani to Catania.
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  • Distance: 144 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from Trapani to Catania via Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli and Palermo in around 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Trapani to Catania via Piraineto and Palermo Centrale in around 8 h 41 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trapani to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Trapani to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Trapani to Catania via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Trapani to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Trapani to Catania via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Trapani to Catania via Pisa
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
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 Termini Imerese to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
Train from Trapani to Piraineto
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $26
Train from Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Alcamo to Catania
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Trapani to Termini Imerese
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Trapani, Staiti 13 to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it

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There is no direct flight from Trapani Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Trapani to Catania bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Catania station.

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Trapani to Catania train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Catania Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trapani to Catania is 315 km. It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to drive from Trapani to Catania.

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Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Trapani Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 2515+ hotels available in Catania. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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