There are 4 ways to get from Catania to Tropea by 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

Train, car ferry  •  5 h 2 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 Rosarno Reg / ...

$23 - $85

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Rosarno Icn

$23 - $37

2 alternative options

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 / ...

$75 - $101

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 50 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 Tropea

$31 - $87

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Tropea is to train which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Tropea is to drive and car ferry which costs 26€ - 75€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Catania and Tropea is 150 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Catania to Tropea, including transfers.

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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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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.

Train operators
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 Rosarno
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Rosarno
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Bus operators
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
$29 - $45

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