There are 5 ways to get from Catania to Sorrento by plane, subway, 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, subway  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Naples (NAP) CTA - NAP
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$42 - $161

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Train, car ferry, subway  •  8 h 56 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 Napoli Centrale Ic / ...
  4. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3

$67 - $139

Bus, subway  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Naples - Corso Lucci
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3

$102 - $144

Bus and ferry, bus  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania - via Liberta' to Napoli
  2. Take the bus from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Sorrento Napoli

$73 - $100

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 53 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 Sorrento

$87 - $176

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Sorrento is to fly and subway which costs 35€ - 140€ and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Sorrento is to fly and subway which costs 35€ - 140€ and takes 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Sorrento. However, there are services departing from Catania - via Liberta' and arriving at Sorrento via Napoli Piazza Garibaldi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 49 min.

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The distance between Catania and Sorrento is 353 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Sorrento without a car is to train and car ferry and subway which takes 8 h 56 min and costs 55€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Catania to Sorrento, including transfers.

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Catania to Sorrento bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Catania - via Liberta' station.

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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 Sorrento bus services, operated by EAV, arrive at Sorrento station.

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

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Map of how to get from Catania to Sorrento.
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  • Distance: 220.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

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

There is no direct connection from Catania to Sorrento. However, you can fly to Naples, take the walk to Napoli - Capodichino Aeroporto, take the bus to Naples - Piazza Garibaldi, take the walk to Napoli Garibaldi, then take the subway to Sorrento. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Catania to Sorrento via Messina Centrale, Messina Marittima, Villa San Giovanni, Villa S.Giovanni, Napoli Centrale, and Napoli Garibaldi in around 8 h 56 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Train operators
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
eavsrl.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 Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Naples - Corso Lucci
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania - via Liberta' to Napoli
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Bus from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
eavsrl.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
$29 - $45

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