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

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Fly, train  •  2 h 57 min

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

$43 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania, Catania to Salerno, Salerno 1590

$30 - $55

4 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  6 h 41 min

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

$49 - $116

Train  •  6 h 58 min

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

$50 - $70

Bus and ferry  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Salerno

$65 - $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

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The cheapest way to get from Catania to Salerno is to bus which costs 27€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 25 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 2 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Catania, Catania and arriving at Salerno, Salerno. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Catania Centrale and arriving at Salerno. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 58 min.

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The distance between Catania and Salerno is 355 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Salerno without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 6 h 41 min and costs 40€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Catania to Salerno, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Catania to Salerno is to train which takes 6 h 58 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Salerno.
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  • Distance: 221.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Catania to Salerno 4 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 6 h 58 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Catania to Salerno once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 25 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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Salerno Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
italotreno.it
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 Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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 Salerno, Salerno
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Salerno
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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

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

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

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

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