There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Catania by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Catania (CTA) BCN - CTA

$57 - $337

7 alternative options

Train via Roma Termini  •  26 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Catania Centrale Ic

$292 - $401

Train  •  28 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  2. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Catania Centrale Icn

$242 - $330

Bus  •  30 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Florence, Florence N758
  2. Take the bus from Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza to CATANIA - Via Archimede Baltour

$113 - $179

Bus, bus and ferry  •  31 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Florence to Catania

$161 - $234

Car ferry, drive  •  29 h 35 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  2. Drive from Civitavecchia to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Drive from Messina Marittima to Catania

$206 - $353

Car ferry, train  •  37 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Genoa
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Catania Centrale Icn

$202 - $275

Drive  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Catania 1337.8 miles

$320 - $470

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Catania is to fly which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Catania is to fly which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Catania is 1188 km. The road distance is 2140.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Barcelona to Catania, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Catania. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at CATANIA - Via Archimede via Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Catania. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Catania Centrale via Lyon Part Dieu, Torino Porta Susa and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 7 min.

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What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Catania, Italy?

Vueling Airlines, Alitalia and two other airlines fly from Barcelona to Catania every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Catania via Lyon Part Dieu, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Roma Termini in around 26 h 7 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Catania via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,900
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
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
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
16 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza to CATANIA - Via Archimede
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Barcelona to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Florence to Catania
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
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
$29 - $45

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