There are 4 ways to get from Catania to Madrid by plane, train, bus, car, ferry or car 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 32 min

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

$67 - $264

3 alternative options

Train  •  32 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Genova Piazza Principe Icn
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-Saint-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

$310 - $429

Bus  •  43 h 27 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

$302 - $424

Drive, ferry, car ferry  •  35 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Catania to Palermo
  2. Take the ferry from Palermo to Tunis
  3. Drive from Tunis to Algiers
  4. Take the car ferry from Algiers to Alicante
  5. Drive from Alicante to Madrid

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Madrid is to fly which costs 55€ - 240€ and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Madrid is to fly which costs 55€ - 240€ and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Catania and Madrid is 1652 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Catania to Madrid, including transfers.

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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 27 min.

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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 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1032.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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

Norwegian Air International, Iberia and nine other airlines fly from Catania to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Catania to Madrid via Genova Piazza Principe, Marseille-Saint-Charles, Marseille-St-Charles, and Barcelona Sants in around 32 h 38 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
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
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,600
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

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 Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
17 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Genova Piazza Principe to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
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 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators

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