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There are 5 ways to get from Catania to Fiumefreddo Bruzio by bus, train, ferry, night bus or car

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Bus  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Catania to Lamezia Terme 590 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme Centrale Station to Fiumefreddo - Reggio 8

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Lamezia Terme C. Ic
  2. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme Centrale Station to Fiumefreddo - Reggio 8

3 alternative options

Train, ferry, bus  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni M1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Lamezia Terme C. Re / ...
  4. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme Centrale Station to Fiumefreddo - Reggio 8

Night bus, bus  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the night bus from Catania Via D'Amico to Lamezia Terme Train Station Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni - Catania Via D'Amico / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme Centrale Station to Fiumefreddo - Reggio 8

Drive, ferry  •  3h 12m

  1. Drive from Catania to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni M1 / ...
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Fiumefreddo Bruzio

Catania to Fiumefreddo Bruzio by bus

The bus journey time between Catania and Fiumefreddo Bruzio is around 6h 17m and covers a distance of around 298 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by FlixBus, Itabus and Preite Cosenza, the Catania to Fiumefreddo Bruzio bus service departs from Catania and arrives in Fiumefreddo - Reggio. Typically 15 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

15 Weekly Buses
6h 17m Average Duration
€16 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Fiumefreddo Bruzio is to bus which costs €16 - €22 and takes 6h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Fiumefreddo Bruzio is to drive and ferry which costs €35 - €60 and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Fiumefreddo Bruzio. However, there are services departing from Catania and arriving at Fiumefreddo - Reggio via Lamezia Terme Centrale Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 17m.

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The distance between Catania and Fiumefreddo Bruzio is 212 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Fiumefreddo Bruzio without a car is to bus which takes 6h 17m and costs €16 - €22.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Catania to Fiumefreddo Bruzio, including transfers.

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Catania to Fiumefreddo Bruzio bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Catania station.

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Catania to Fiumefreddo Bruzio bus services, operated by Preite Cosenza, arrive at Fiumefreddo - Reggio station.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Fiumefreddo Bruzio. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Fiumefreddo Bruzio.
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  • Distance: 212.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 17m

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Fiumefreddo Bruzio, Italy?

You can take a bus from Catania to Fiumefreddo Bruzio via Lamezia Terme Centrale Station in around 6h 17m.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Lamezia Terme C.
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Lamezia Terme C.
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €11
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 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Lamezia Terme C.
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Lamezia Terme C.
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Catania to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Catania Via D'Amico to Lamezia Terme Train Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Itabus
Night bus from Catania Via D'Amico to Lamezia Terme Train Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Itabus
Preite Cosenza
Phone
0984-413001
Email
info@autoservizipreite.it
Website
autoservizipreite.it
Bus from Lamezia Terme Centrale Station to Fiumefreddo - Reggio
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Schedules at
autoservizipreite.com
Ferry operators
Blu Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
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
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page

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