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There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Catania Airport (CTA) by plane, bus, car ferry, night bus, train, bus and ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Catania (CTA) ATH - CTA

$70 - $290

6 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, night bus  •  31 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Bari
  3. Take the night bus from Bari Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Bus
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Catania Airport A18

Bus, car ferry, train  •  32 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Bari
  3. Take the bus from Bari-Porto to Salerno
  4. Take the train from Salerno to Catania Centrale Ic / ...

$187 - $398

Bus, bus and ferry via Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli  •  32 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Trikala to Ancona
  3. Take the bus from Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli to CATANIA - Via Archimede

$199 - $282

Train, bus and ferry  •  32 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Kalambaka
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Ancona
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Catania Centrale Ic

$219 - $313

Bus, bus and ferry  •  37 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Fier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
  3. Take the bus from Brindisi Station to Taranto
  4. Take the bus from Taranto to Rossano 587
  5. Take the bus from Rossano to Catania, Catania Autostazione 582

$143 - $202

Drive, car ferry  •  26 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Brindisi
  3. Drive from Brindisi to Villa San Giovanni
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Drive from Messina Marittima to Catania Airport (CTA)

$155 - $309

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Catania Airport (CTA) is to fly which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Catania Airport (CTA) is to fly which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Catania Airport (CTA). However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Catania–Fontanarossa Airport via Trikala, Piazza U.Bassi, Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli and Catania Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 45 min.

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The distance between Athens and Catania Airport (CTA) is 763 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Catania Airport (CTA) without a car is to bus and car ferry and night bus which takes 31 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Athens to Catania Airport (CTA), including transfers.

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Athens to Catania Airport (CTA) bus services, operated by KTEL Grevenon, depart from Athens station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Athens to Catania Airport (CTA) bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at CATANIA - Via Archimede station.

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Catania Airport (CTA) is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 9:53 PM in Athens and 8:53 PM in Catania Airport (CTA).

Map of how to get from Athens to Catania Airport (CTA).
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  • Distance: 476.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Catania Airport (CTA), Italy?

Ryanair and Aegean Airlines fly from Athens to Catania Airport (CTA) 4 times a week.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Salerno to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
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Second Class
$20 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
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
Night bus from Bari Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Catania Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Bari-Porto to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Trikala to Ancona
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Ancona
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli to CATANIA - Via Archimede
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Athens to Fier
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Società Trasporti Pubblici Brindisi SpA
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Taranto to Rossano
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rossano to Catania, Catania Autostazione
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Bari
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$93 - $94
Aircraft-type seats
$105 - $106
2 bed inside cabin
$262 - $264
3 bed outside cabin
$210 - $260
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it
Grimaldi Lines

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Ryanair and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 2368+ hotels available in Catania Airport (CTA). Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 9€.

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