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

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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Bus, train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania, Catania to Villa San Giovanni N592 / ...
  2. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Gioia Tauro Reg / ...

$10 - $24

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Train, car ferry  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni

$13 - $73

Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania Airport to Messina - Piazza Repubblica A18
  2. Take the bus from Villa San Giovanni to Gioia Tauro

$19 - $28

Train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Gioia Tauro Icn

$21 - $33

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Gioia Tauro

$23 - $77

Fly to Reggio Calabria, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Reggio Calabria (REG) CTA - REG
  2. Take the train from Reggio Di Calabria Centrale to Gioia Tauro

$66 - $356

Fly to Lamezia Terme, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) CTA - SUF
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Gioia Tauro

$75 - $352

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Gioia Tauro is to bus and train which costs 8€ - 21€ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Gioia Tauro is to drive and car ferry which costs 20€ - 70€ and takes 2 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania Airport (CTA) to Gioia Tauro. However, there are services departing from Catania Airport and arriving at Gioia Tauro via Messina and Villa San Giovanni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Catania Airport (CTA) and Gioia Tauro is 129 km.

The best way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Gioia Tauro without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 8€ - 21€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Gioia Tauro, including transfers.

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Catania Airport (CTA) to Gioia Tauro bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Catania Airport station.

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The best way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Gioia Tauro is to bus which takes 4 h 25 min and costs 16€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 18€ - 29€ and takes 5 h 44 min.

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

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Catania Airport (CTA) to Gioia Tauro bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Gioia Tauro station.

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Map of how to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Gioia Tauro.
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  • Distance: 80.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between Catania Airport (CTA), Italy and Gioia Tauro, Italy?

You can take a bus from Catania Airport (CTA) to Gioia Tauro via Messina and Villa San Giovanni in around 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Catania Airport (CTA) to Gioia Tauro once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Catania to Reggio Calabria via Venice, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Venice, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Pisa
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Catania to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Turin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Verona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
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 Villa S.Giovanni to Gioia Tauro
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $8
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Reggio Di Calabria Centrale to Gioia Tauro
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Gioia Tauro
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
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 Catania Centrale to Gioia Tauro
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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 Catania, Catania to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania Airport to Messina - Piazza Repubblica
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Villa San Giovanni to Gioia Tauro
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
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 Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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Blue Panorama Airlines, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Catania Airport to Reggio Calabria Airport.

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