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

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Bus, carferry, train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania to Messina - Piazza Repubblica A18
  2. Take the carferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Tropea Reg / ...

$31 - $88

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Train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Rosarno Icn

$23 - $37

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Train, carferry  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the carferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Rosarno Reg / ...

$23 - $85

Bus and ferry, bus, line 232 bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the bus from Villa San Giovanni to Vibo Valentia
  3. Take the line 232 bus from Vibo Valentia to Tropea 232 / ...

$74 - $100

Drive, carferry  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Catania to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the carferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Tropea

$31 - $87

Fly, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) CTA - SUF
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Tropea

$82 - $369

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Tropea. However, there are services departing from Catania and arriving at Tropea via Villa San Giovanni and Vibo Valentia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Catania to Tropea. However, there are services departing from Catania Centrale and arriving at Tropea via Rosarno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Catania and Tropea is 150 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Tropea without a car is to bus and carferry and train which takes 4 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Catania to Tropea, including transfers.

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

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

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Lamezia Terme Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Catania to Tropea bus services, operated by Ferrovie Della Calabria, arrive at Tropea station.

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

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Map of how to get from Catania to Tropea.
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  • Distance: 93.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Catania to Tropea once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h 34 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Venice, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Bologna, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Verona
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Catania to Lamezia Terme via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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 Villa S.Giovanni to Tropea
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Rosarno
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Villa S.Giovanni to Rosarno
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Tropea
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
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
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Villa San Giovanni to Vibo Valentia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
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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Volotea, Meridiana, Eurowings and three other airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Lamezia Terme Airport.

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