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There are 6 ways to get from Catania to Piano by plane, train, ferry, bus, night bus or car

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Fly, train  •  4h 7m

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Naples (NAP) CTA - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Montoro-Forino

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Night bus  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the night bus from Catania Via D'Amico to Salerno Piazza delle Concordia Venice Tronchetto Train Station - Syracuse bus station / ...

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Train  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Salerno Ic

Train, ferry  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni M1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno Fa / ...

Bus  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Catania Via D'Amico to Salerno Piazza delle Concordia Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni - Syracuse bus station / ...

Drive, ferry  •  6h

  1. Drive from Catania to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni M1 / ...
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Piano

Catania to Piano by train

The train journey time between Catania and Piano is around 9h 4m and covers a distance of around 498 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Trenitalia Intercity and Trenitalia, the Catania to Piano train service departs from Catania Centrale and arrives in Montoro-Forino. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
9h 4m Average Duration
€30 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Catania to Piano is to night bus which costs €5 - €35 and takes 10h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Piano is to fly and train which costs €14 - €120 and takes 4h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Piano. However, there are services departing from Catania Via D'Amico and arriving at Montoro Inferiore via Salerno - Concordia and Salerno - via Vinciprova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Catania to Piano. However, there are services departing from Catania Centrale and arriving at Montoro-Forino via Salerno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 4m.

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The distance between Catania and Piano is 371 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Piano without a car is to train which takes 9h 4m and costs €30 - €50.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from Catania to Piano, including transfers.

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Catania to Piano bus services, operated by Itabus, depart from Catania Via D'Amico station.

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

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The best way to get from Catania to Piano is to train which takes 9h 4m and costs €30 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 10h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Piano.
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  • Distance: 371.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 7m

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Piano, Campania, Italy?

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Catania Centrale to Salerno once daily. Tickets cost €29 - €45 and the journey takes 7h 19m. Alternatively, Itabus operates a bus from Catania Via D'Amico to Salerno Piazza delle Concordia hourly. Tickets cost €2 - €50 and the journey takes 8h 15m. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€10 - €160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €130
Train operators
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
Train from Napoli Centrale to Montoro-Forino
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €9
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€29 - €45
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€23 - €35
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€29 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Villa San Giovanni to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €70
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€26 - €40
Smart Low Cost
€24 - €35
Smart Flex
€50 - €70
Bus operators
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Catania Via D'Amico to Salerno Piazza delle Concordia
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €50
Website
Itabus
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Catania to Salerno
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators
Blu 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
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page

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Catania to Piano bus services, operated by Itabus, arrive at Salerno Piazza delle Concordia station.

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Catania to Piano train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Salerno station.

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