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

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Fly from Brindisi  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Catania (CTA) BDS - CTA

$66 - $471

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Bus FlixBus  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Brindisi to Bivio Rende
  2. Take the bus from Rende to Catania, Catania 1590

$36 - $48

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Train to Bari, fly  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Catania (CTA) BRI - CTA

$60 - $344

Bus SAIS Autolinee  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Brindisi to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza, Svincolo A/3 to Catania - via Liberta

$66 - $92

Train, ferry  •  12h 36m

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Taranto Reg
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Reggio Di Calabria Centrale Ic
  3. Take the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale Reg / ...

$66 - $111

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 51m

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

$83 - $162

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The cheapest way to get from Brindisi to Catania is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Brindisi to Catania is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 300€ and takes 4h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brindisi to Catania. However, there are services departing from Brindisi and arriving at Catania, Catania via Rende. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 21m.

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The distance between Brindisi and Catania is 428 km.

The best way to get from Brindisi to Catania without a car is to bus which takes 9h 21m and costs 30€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Brindisi to Catania, including transfers.

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Brindisi to Catania bus services, operated by Saj, depart from Brindisi station.

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The best way to get from Brindisi to Catania is to fly which takes 4h 30m and costs 55€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 9h 21m.

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There is no direct flight from Brindisi Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Brindisi to Catania bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Catania, Catania station.

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Map of how to get from Brindisi to Catania.
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  • Distance: 267.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

Alitalia, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Brindisi to Catania hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brindisi to Catania via Bivio Rende and Rende in around 9h 21m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Pisa
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
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 Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Train from Brindisi to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
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 Taranto to Reggio Di Calabria Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Brindisi to Bivio Rende
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
saj.it
Bus from Brindisi to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
saj.it
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 Rende to Catania, Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Cosenza, Svincolo A/3 to Catania - via Liberta
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30m
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
30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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easyJet, Alitalia and Ryanair offer flights from Brindisi Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 2587+ hotels available in Catania. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brindisi to Brindisi Airport is to bus which takes 10m and costs 1€.

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