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

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, train  •  3 h

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

$43 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina - Piazza Repubblica A18
  2. Take the bus from MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica to Salerno - Piazza Montpellier Baltour

$39 - $57

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Train, car ferry  •  6 h 12 min

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

$63 - $133

Train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Salerno Ic / ...

$50 - $70

Bus and ferry  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania - via Liberta' to Salerno

$50 - $95

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 5 min

  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 Salerno

$77 - $161

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Salerno is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Salerno is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 3 h.

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The distance between Catania and Salerno is 355 km.

It takes approximately 3 h to get from Catania to Salerno, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Catania - via Liberta' and arriving at Salerno. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Catania Centrale and arriving at Salerno. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 52 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Catania to Salerno.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 221.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Catania to Salerno 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 6 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Catania to Salerno via Messina - Piazza Repubblica and MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica in around 9 h 10 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Salerno Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity
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 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania - via Liberta' to Salerno
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina - Piazza Repubblica
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica to Salerno - Piazza Montpellier
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
http://www.baltour.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 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45

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