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

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

Bus, ferry  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania to Messina - Piazza Repubblica A18
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria

$25 - $36

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Train, ferry  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria

$27 - $38

Bus and ferry  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Villa San Giovanni

$70 - $95

Taxi, car ferry  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Catania to Tresmestieri
  2. Take the car ferry from Tresmestieri to Reggio di Calabria

$148 - $174

Fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Reggio Calabria (REG) CTA - REG

$60 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Reggio Calabria is to bus and ferry which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Reggio Calabria is to taxi and car ferry which costs 120€ - 150€ and takes 1 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Reggio Calabria. However, there are services departing from Catania and arriving at Reggio Calabria via Villa S. Giovanni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Catania and Reggio Calabria is 86 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Reggio Calabria without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 2 h 32 min and costs 21€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Catania to Reggio Calabria, including transfers.

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Catania to Reggio Calabria bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Catania station.

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Reggio Calabria Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Reggio Calabria.
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  • Distance: 53.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 32 min

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Reggio Calabria, Italy?

Alitalia, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Catania to Reggio Calabria hourly.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Catania to Reggio Calabria via Venice, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Catania to Reggio Calabria via Bologna, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Catania to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Catania to Reggio Calabria via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
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 Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Meridiano Lines
Email
info@meridianolines.it
Website
meridianolines.it
Car ferry from Tresmestieri to Reggio di Calabria
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
meridianolines.it
Other operators
Taxi from Catania to Tresmestieri
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Distefano Transport Service
Phone
+39 360 968 390
Website
taxi-catania.com
Catania Taxi
Phone
+39 347 380 0517
Website
cataniataxi.com

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