There are 5 ways to get from Catania to Ancona by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus 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

Fly  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Ancona (AOI) CTA - AOI

$60 - $278

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Ancona Baltour

$50 - $240

3 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Roma Termini Fa / ...
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona Ic / ...

$115 - $214

Bus and ferry  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Ancona

$65 - $95

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Catania to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Ancona

$147 - $266

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Ancona is to bus and ferry which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 12 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Ancona is to fly which costs 50€ - 240€ and takes 2 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Catania and arriving at Ancona. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 49 min.

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The distance between Catania and Ancona is 691 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Ancona without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 12 h 14 min and costs 95€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Catania to Ancona, including transfers.

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Catania to Ancona bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Catania Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Catania to Ancona is to fly which takes 2 h 21 min and costs 50€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 210€ and takes 14 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Ancona.
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  • Distance: 432 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Ancona, Italy?

Volotea flies from Catania to Ancona once daily. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Catania to Ancona once daily. Tickets cost $160 - $240 and the journey takes 14 h 35 min. Baltour also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Ancona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
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.

Contact Details
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
Train from Roma Termini to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Villa S.Giovanni to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Ancona
Ave. Duration
12 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from CATANIA - Via Archimede to Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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
$29 - $45

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