There are 6 ways to get from Catania to Bologna Airport (BLQ) by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Bologna (BLQ) CTA - BLQ

$35 - $250

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 11 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 Napoli Afragola Fa
  4. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Bologna C.Le Fr

$101 - $234

Bus and ferry  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Bologna

$71 - $99

Bus  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre

$188 - $266

Train  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Bologna C.Le Icn / ...

$114 - $150

Drive, car ferry  •  11 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 Bologna Airport (BLQ)

$167 - $296

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Bologna Airport (BLQ) is to fly which costs 30€ - 220€ and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Bologna Airport (BLQ) is to fly which costs 30€ - 220€ and takes 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Bologna Airport (BLQ). However, there are services departing from Catania and arriving at Aeroporto via Stazione Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 21 min.

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The distance between Catania and Bologna Airport (BLQ) is 844 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Bologna Airport (BLQ) without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 11 h 11 min and costs 85€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to fly from Catania (CTA) to Bologna (BLQ), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Catania to Bologna Airport (BLQ) bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Catania station.

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The best way to get from Catania to Bologna Airport (BLQ) is to fly which takes 1 h 40 min and costs 30€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 160€ - 230€ and takes 14 h 52 min, you could also train, which costs 95€ - 130€ and takes 17 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Catania to Bologna Airport (BLQ) bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Bologna station.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Bologna Airport (BLQ).
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  • Distance: 527.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Bologna Airport (BLQ), Italy?

Alitalia, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Catania to Bologna Airport (BLQ) every 4 hours. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Catania to Bologna Airport (BLQ) once daily. Tickets cost $180 - $270 and the journey takes 14 h 15 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Catania to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $460
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 Catania Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
13 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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 Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Afragola to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Afragola Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Bologna
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Schedules at
saisautolinee.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
$28 - $45

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