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There are 8 ways to get from Catania to France by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, night train, car or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Nice  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Nice (NCE) CTA - NCE

$76 - $280

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Fly to Paris CDG  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Paris CDG (CDG) CTA - CDG

$80 - $409

Fly to Lyon  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Lyon (LYS) CTA - LYS

$99 - $567

Train  •  22 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$279 - $358

Bus and ferry Eurolines CH, bus  •  30 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Basel
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Paris

$170 - $217

Train, Thello  •  32 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Milano Centrale Icn
  2. Take the Thello from Milano Centrale to Gare de Lyon 220

$237 - $308

Bus and ferry, bus Eurolines FR  •  36 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Naples
  2. Take the bus from Naples to Paris Gallieni

$166 - $334

Drive, ferry  •  28 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Catania to Palermo
  2. Take the ferry from Palermo to Genoa
  3. Drive from Genoa to Paris

$246 - $405

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The cheapest way to get from Catania to France is to fly which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to France is to fly which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to France. However, there are services departing from Catania and arriving at Chatelet via Basel and Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 8 min.

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The distance between Catania and France is 1483 km.

The best way to get from Catania to France without a car is to train which takes 22 h 31 min and costs 240€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Catania to France, including transfers.

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Catania to France bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Catania station.

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The best way to get from Catania to France is to fly which takes 2 h 40 min and costs 65€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 240€ - 320€ and takes 22 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Catania to France bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Paris station.

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Map of how to get from Catania to France.
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  • Distance: 927.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and France?

easyJet, Alitalia and three other airlines fly from Catania to Nice every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Catania to Paris via Roma Termini, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Gare de Lyon in around 22 h 31 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Catania to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Catania to Nice via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Catania to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,200
Flights from Catania to Lyon via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Catania to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Catania to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Catania to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Catania to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Catania to Lyon via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
19 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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 Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Milano Centrale to Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Catania to Basel
Ave. Duration
21 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Naples to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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