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There are 3 ways to get from Catania to Stromboli by bus, ferry, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  4h

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

$60 - $86

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Stromboli

$52 - $81

1 alternative option

Drive, ferry  •  2h 31m

  1. Drive from Catania to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Stromboli

$60 - $86

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Stromboli is to train and ferry which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Stromboli is to drive and ferry which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 2h 31m.

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The distance between Catania and Stromboli is 146 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Stromboli without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 4h and costs 50€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Catania to Stromboli, including transfers.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Stromboli. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Stromboli.
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  • Distance: 91.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h

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

There is no direct connection from Catania to Stromboli. However, you can take the bus to Messina - Piazza Repubblica, take the walk to Messina Marittima, then take the ferry to Stromboli. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Catania to Stromboli via Messina Centrale and Messina Marittima in around 4h 43m.

Train operators

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
+39 06 68475475
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Estimated price
$7 - $16
1st Class
$13 - $16
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Ferry operators

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