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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  2h 2m

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

€18 - €88

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Train  •  7h 59m

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

€30 - €45

Bus  •  8h 50m

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

€29 - €50

Bus via Salerno  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Catania to Salerno
  2. Take the bus from Salerno to Napoli 5000 / ...

€31 - €56

Drive, ferry  •  6h 28m

  1. Drive from Catania to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni M11 / ...
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Naples

€69 - €111

Catania to Naples by train

The train journey time between Catania and Naples is around 7h 59m and covers a distance of around 531 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 59m. Operated by Trenitalia Intercity, the Catania to Naples train service departs from Catania Centrale and arrives in Napoli Centrale. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 59m
Fastest train time:
7h 59m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€30
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:18
Last train departs at:
11:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Catania to Naples train schedules

Catania → Naples
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The cheapest way to get from Catania to Naples is to fly which costs €18 - €90 and takes 2h 2m.

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The fastest way to get from Catania to Naples is to fly. Taking this option will cost €18 - €90 and takes 2h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Catania and arriving at Naples. Services depart five times a week, 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 59m.

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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 59m and costs €30 - €45.

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It takes approximately 2h 2m to get from Catania to Naples, including transfers.

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Catania to Naples bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from 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 2h 2m and costs €18 - €90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 7h 59m, 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: 2h 2m

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

easyJet, Ryanair and Volotea fly from Catania to Naples 3 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 59m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €160
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 59m
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania to Napoli
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania to Salerno
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€27 - €50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Societa Lagonegrese Automobilistica S.R.L.
Phone
+39 0973 41416
Email
info@slasrl.eu
Website
slasrl.eu
Bus from Salerno to Naples
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Schedules at
slasrl.eu
Ferry operators
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
Trenitalia

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
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it

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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 station.

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

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

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