There are 4 ways to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Portorosa by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania Airport to Messina - Piazza Repubblica A18
  2. Take the bus from Messina to Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto

$21 - $31

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Train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Novara-Montalbano-Furnari Reg

$21 - $40

Train via Barcellona  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Barcellona Reg / ...

$23 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Catania Airport (CTA) to Portorosa 97.3 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Portorosa is to bus which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Portorosa is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania Airport (CTA) to Portorosa. However, there are services departing from Catania Airport and arriving at Portorosa via Messina and Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Catania Airport (CTA) and Portorosa is 72 km. The road distance is 155.7 km.

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The best way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Portorosa without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 22 min and costs 18€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Portorosa, including transfers.

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Catania Airport (CTA) to Portorosa 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 Portorosa is to bus which takes 4 h 22 min and costs 18€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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Catania Airport (CTA) to Portorosa bus services, operated by Azienda Siciliana Trasporti, arrive at Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Catania Airport (CTA) to Portorosa is 156 km. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Catania Airport (CTA) to Portorosa.

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Map of how to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Portorosa.
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  • Distance: 45.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

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

You can take a bus from Catania Airport (CTA) to Portorosa via Messina - Piazza Repubblica, Messina, and Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto in around 4 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Catania Airport (CTA) to Portorosa via Catania via Archimede, Catania Centrale, Messina Centrale, and Novara-Montalbano-Furnari in around 4 h 54 min.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Messina Centrale to Novara-Montalbano-Furnari
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Messina Centrale to Barcellona
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
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