There are 5 ways to get from Catania to Madrid by plane, train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Madrid (MAD) CTA - MAD

$67 - $265

4 alternative options

Train  •  32 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Icn
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-St-Charles Ec
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$323 - $473

Bus  •  43 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Genoa - Piazza della Vittoria
  2. Take the bus from Genova Piazza della Vittoria to Madrid Méndez Alvaro-Áncora

$326 - $454

Bus and ferry, bus  •  3 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Rome Tiburtina
  2. Take the bus from Roma to Madrid

$239 - $367

Drive, ferry  •  33 h 14 min

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

$331 - $535

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Madrid, Spain?

Norwegian Air International, Ryanair and 13 other airlines fly from Catania to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Catania to Madrid via Genova Piazza Principe, Marseille-St-Charles, and Barcelona Sants in around 32 h 55 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Florence
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Florence
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Genoa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Genoa - Piazza della Vittoria
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Catania to Madrid?

The distance between Catania and Madrid is 1652 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Catania to Madrid?

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Madrid is to fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 3 h 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Catania to Madrid?

The quickest way to get from Catania to Madrid is to fly which takes 3 h 29 min and costs 50€ - 220€.

Is there a direct train between Catania and Madrid?

No, there is no direct train from Catania to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Catania Centrale and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via Genova Piazza Principe, Marseille-St-Charles and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 55 min.

Is there a direct bus between Catania and Madrid?

No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Catania Bus Terminal and arriving at Madrid Méndez Alvaro-Áncora via Genova Piazza della Vittoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Catania to Madrid?

It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Catania to Madrid, including transfers.