There are 9 ways to get from Brussels to Catania by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or ferry

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 from Brussels  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Catania (CTA) BRU - CTA

$75 - $491

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Fly from Charleroi  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Catania (CTA) CRL - CTA

$66 - $150

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Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Catania (CTA) AMS - CTA

$90 - $302

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Catania (CTA) DUS - CTA

$130 - $427

Train via Roma Termini  •  24 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon 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 / ...

$362 - $470

Bus, bus and ferry  •  30 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Luzern N836
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Luzern to Catania

$147 - $201

Train  •  33 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Luxembourg Ic
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville Ter
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  6. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale Icn

$297 - $440

Bus  •  36 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles Gare du Nord to Ludwigshafen
  2. Take the bus from Ludwigshafen to Cosenza
  3. Take the bus from Cosenza to Catania

$153 - $224

Drive, ferry  •  30 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo
  3. Drive from Palermo to Catania

$269 - $433

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Catania. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Catania via Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Catania. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Catania Centrale via Paris Nord RER, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 17 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Catania is 1710 km.

The best way to get from Brussels to Catania without a car is to train which takes 24 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Brussels to Catania, including transfers.

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Brussels to Catania bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Catania train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Catania is to fly which takes 4 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 24 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Brussels to Catania bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Catania station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Catania.
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  • Distance: 1068.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Catania, Italy?

Brussels Airlines, Alitalia and five other airlines fly from Brussels to Catania every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Catania via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Roma Termini in around 24 h 17 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Catania via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Charleroi to Catania via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Charleroi to Catania via Turin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Charleroi to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Charleroi to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Charleroi to Catania via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Charleroi to Catania via Bologna
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Brussels to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Catania via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Roma Termini to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
18 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Luzern
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Luzern to Catania
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Book at
eurolines.ch
Turancar
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Phone
+39 098 3520 315
Email
info@fsbusitaliafast.it
Website
fsbusitaliafast.it
Bus from Ludwigshafen to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
22 h 54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
simetspa.it
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
Ferry operators

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

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Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 2474+ hotels available in Catania. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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