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There are 5 ways to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Lipari by bus, ferry, train 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

Bus, ferry  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Catania Airport to Messina - Piazza Repubblica A18
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari

42€ - 59€

Cheapest option

Train, ferry via Milazzo  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Lipari

25€ - 60€

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry via Milazzo  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Catania Airport to Messina - Piazza Repubblica A18
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Lipari

32€ - 55€

Train, ferry  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari

35€ - 64€

Drive, ferry  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Catania Airport (CTA) to Milazzo
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Lipari

34€ - 47€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Lipari is to train and ferry via Milazzo which costs 24€ - 65€ and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Lipari is to drive and ferry which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 40m.

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The distance between Catania Airport (CTA) and Lipari is 111 km.

The best way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Lipari without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 4h 10m and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Lipari, including transfers.

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There are 581+ hotels available in Lipari. Prices start at 45€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Lipari.
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  • Distance: 69.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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

There is no direct connection from Catania Airport (CTA) to Lipari. However, you can take the bus to Messina - Piazza Repubblica, take the walk to Messina Marittima, then take the ferry to Lipari. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Catania Airport (CTA) to Lipari via Messina - Piazza Repubblica, Messina Centrale, Milazzo, and Milazzo in around 4h 42m.

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 Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
11€ - 14€
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 Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania Airport to Messina - Piazza Repubblica
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Phone
0923.873813
Email
callcenter@libertylines.it
Website
libertylines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Lipari
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Ferry from Milazzo to Lipari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
Liberty Lines S.P.A.

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