There are 11 ways to get from Catania to France by plane, train, bus, night train, bus and ferry, 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 Marseille  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Marseille (MRS) CTA - MRS

$66 - $396

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Fly to Paris Orly  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Paris Orly (ORY) CTA - ORY

$65 - $401

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Fly to Lyon  •  2 h 54 min

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

$99 - $568

Fly to Nice  •  4 h 2 min

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

$76 - $280

Fly to Paris CDG  •  3 h 34 min

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

$80 - $409

Train via Roma Termini  •  22 h

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

$272 - $380

Train  •  28 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Milano Centrale Icn
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$295 - $354

Bus  •  30 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from CATANIA - Via Archimede to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano Baltour
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Paris, Paris N729 / ...

$123 - $402

Train, Thello  •  32 h 8 min

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

$240 - $312

Bus and ferry, bus  •  36 h 53 min

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

$157 - $337

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to France is to fly which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to France is to fly which costs 55€ - 340€ and takes 2 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to France. However, there are services departing from CATANIA - Via Archimede and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via Milan, Milan and Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 49 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 and costs 230€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Catania to France, including transfers.

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Catania to France bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from CATANIA - Via Archimede station.

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The best way to get from Catania to France is to fly which takes 2 h 39 min and costs 55€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230€ - 330€ and takes 22 h, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 350€ and takes 30 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Marseille Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Catania to France bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, 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 39 min

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and France?

Ryanair, Alitalia and three other airlines fly from Catania to Marseille 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Catania to Paris via Roma Termini, Milano Centrale, Milano Centrale Station, Torino Porta Susa Station, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Gare de Lyon in around 22 h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Marseille via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Catania to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Catania to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Catania to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,200
Flights from Catania to Lyon via Venice
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,200
Flights from Catania to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Catania to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Venice
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Catania to Paris Orly via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Catania to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Catania to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Catania to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Catania to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Catania to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Catania to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Catania to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Catania to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Catania to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Catania to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Catania to Paris Orly via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from Catania to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Catania to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Catania to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Catania to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,200
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Marseille
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Marseille via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Catania to Lyon via Malta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Catania to Nice via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $4,200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Catania to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
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 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
19 h 54 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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
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 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from CATANIA - Via Archimede to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
SAIS Autolinee
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Ferry operators

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