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There are 4 ways to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) by plane, bus, ferry or train

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Recommended option

Fly  •  1h 20m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Cagliari (CAG) CTA - CAG

€21 - €110

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  20h

  1. Take the bus from Catania to Palermo N597
  2. Take the ferry from Palermo to Cagliari Itpmo - Itcag

€47 - €73

Bus, ferry via Palermo  •  20h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Catania - Bus Station to Palermo A19
  2. Take the ferry from Palermo to Cagliari Itpmo - Itcag

€46 - €75

Train, ferry  •  20h 16m

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale Re
  2. Take the ferry from Palermo to Cagliari Itpmo - Itcag

€51 - €93

Catania Airport (CTA) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) by bus, walk and ferry

The journey time between Catania Airport (CTA) and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is around 35h 6m and covers a distance of around 623 km. The fastest journey normally takes 30h 27m. Operated by Interbus, FlixBus, AMAT Palermo S.p.A. and others, the Catania Airport (CTA) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) service departs from Catania Airport and arrives in Aeroporto Elmas Arrivi. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
35h 6m
Fastest journey time:
30h 27m
Journey distance:
623 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€47
Carbon emissions:
37 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:55
Last service departs at:
07:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Catania Airport (CTA) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) bus, walk and ferry schedules

Catania Airport (CTA) → Cagliari Airport (CAG)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cagliari Airport (CAG) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to fly which costs €21 - €110 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to fly which costs €21 - €110 and takes 1h 20m.

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The distance between Catania Airport (CTA) and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 560 km.

The best way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 20h and costs €45 - €75.

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to fly from Catania (CTA) to Cagliari (CAG), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Cagliari Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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There are 241+ hotels available in Cagliari Airport (CAG). Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Cagliari Airport (CAG).
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  • Distance: 559.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 20m

What companies run services between Catania Airport (CTA), Italy and Cagliari Airport (CAG), Italy?

Ryanair and Alitalia fly from Catania Airport (CTA) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) 5 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Cagliari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €190
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 Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€29 - €32
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Catania to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania - Bus Station to Palermo
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Ferry from Palermo to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Ferry from Palermo to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Tirrenia

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