There are 8 ways to get from Catania to Florence 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 to Florence  •  1 h 55 min

  1. CTA - FLR

$59 - $177

Cheapest option

Fly to Pisa, train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. CTA - PSA

$40 - $201

6 alternative options

Fly to Bologna, train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. CTA - BLQ

$57 - $306

Train, car ferry  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Rv / ...
  2. Fa
  3. Fr / ...

$98 - $196

Bus and ferry  •  14 h 8 min

$65 - $95

Bus  •  15 h

$180 - $260

Train  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Icn
  2. Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...

$114 - $149

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 39 min

$157 - $261

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

Vueling Airlines and Alitalia fly from Catania to Florence every 4 hours. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Catania to Florence once daily. Tickets cost $180 - $260 and the journey takes 15 h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
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 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Catania to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Catania to Bologna via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Catania to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Florence
Ave. Duration
14 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $30
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$3
Car
$29 - $30

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Catania and Florence is 770 km.

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Florence is to fly and train which costs 30€ - 180€ and takes 3 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Catania to Florence is to fly which takes 1 h 55 min and costs 50€ - 160€.

No, there is no direct train from Catania to Florence. However, there are services departing from Catania Centrale and arriving at Firenze Smn via Pisa C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 56 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Catania and arriving at Florence. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 8 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Catania to Florence, including transfers.