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There are 7 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

6 alternative options

Train ItaloTreno, car ferry  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  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 Centrale

$101 - $206

Train  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$112 - $153

Bus and ferry  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Bologna

$70 - $97

Bus  •  14 h 46 min

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

$185 - $262

Train Trenitalia Intercity, car ferry  •  17 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Bologna C.Le Icn / ...

$111 - $196

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

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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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No, there is no direct train from Catania to Bologna Airport (BLQ). However, there are services departing from Catania Centrale and arriving at Bologna Borgo Panigale via Roma Termini and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 9 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 39 min and costs 85€ - 180€.

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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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Catania to Bologna Airport (BLQ) train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Catania Centrale 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 train, which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 13 h 9 min, you could also bus, which costs 160€ - 230€ and takes 14 h 46 min.

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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 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Catania to Bologna Airport (BLQ) via Roma Termini and Bologna C.Le in around 13 h 9 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 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Catania to Bologna via Malta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,700
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 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
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 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Afragola to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
13 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 - $260
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
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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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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Catania to Bologna Airport (BLQ) train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Catania Airport to Bologna Airport.

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