There are 5 ways to get from Catania to Naples by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly  •  1h 30m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Naples (NAP) CTA - NAP

32€ - 135€

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Bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Catania, Catania to Naples, Naples N528 / ...

29€ - 50€

3 alternative options

Train  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Napoli Centrale Ic

30€ - 45€

Bus and ferry  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Naples

55€ - 80€

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 43m

  1. Drive from Catania to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Naples

81€ - 160€

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The cheapest way to get from Catania to Naples is to bus which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 8h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Naples is to fly which costs 30€ - 140€ and takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Catania, Catania and arriving at Naples, Naples. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Catania Centrale and arriving at Napoli Centrale. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 44m.

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The distance between Catania and Naples is 380 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Naples without a car is to train which takes 7h 44m and costs 30€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 1h 30m to get from Catania to Naples, including transfers.

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Catania to Naples bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Catania, Catania station.

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Catania to Naples train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Catania Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Catania to Naples is to fly which takes 1h 30m and costs 30€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 7h 44m, you could also bus, which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 8h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Naples.
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  • Distance: 379.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 30m

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

easyJet, Volotea and Alitalia fly from Catania to Naples 4 times a day. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Catania Centrale to Napoli Centrale once daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 45€ and the journey takes 7h 44m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 110€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 110€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Catania, Catania to Naples, Naples
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAIS Autolinee
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 40€
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
2€ - 3€
Car
24€ - 40€

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Catania to Naples bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Naples, Naples station.

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Catania to Naples train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Napoli Centrale station.

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easyJet, Volotea and Alitalia offer flights from Catania Airport to Naples Airport.

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Book your Catania to Naples bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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