There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Catania (Region) by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus, night train 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 from Florence  •  4h 8m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Catania (CTA) FLR - CTA

53€ - 165€

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Train  •  14h 2m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Catania Centrale Ic

38€ - 177€

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Train to Pisa, fly  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Catania (CTA) PSA - CTA

38€ - 186€

Train to Bologna, fly  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Catania (CTA) BLQ - CTA

52€ - 274€

Train, car ferry  •  12h 21m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Napoli Afragola Fr
  2. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni Fa
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale Re / ...

68€ - 245€

Bus and ferry  •  15h 5m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Florence - Villa Constanza to Catania

59€ - 85€

Bus  •  17h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Firenze Terminal Bus to Catania Bus Terminal

58€ - 78€

Night train  •  17h 18m

  1. Take the night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Catania Centrale Ini

83€ - 114€

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 56m

  1. Drive from Florence to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Catania (Region)

147€ - 250€

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Catania (Region) is to bus which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 17h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Catania (Region) is to fly which costs 50€ - 170€ and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Catania (Region). However, there are services departing from Firenze Terminal Bus and arriving at Gerbini Bivio via Catania. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 14m.

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The distance between Florence and Catania (Region) is 764 km.

The best way to get from Florence to Catania (Region) without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 12h 21m and costs 65€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Florence to Catania (Region), including transfers.

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Florence to Catania (Region) bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Firenze Terminal Bus station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Catania (Region) is to fly which takes 4h 8m and costs 50€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 14h 2m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 17h 14m.

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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Florence to Catania (Region) bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, arrive at Catania Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Catania (Region).
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  • Distance: 764.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Catania (Region), Italy?

Vueling Airlines and Alitalia fly from Florence to Catania (Region) 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Catania (Region) via Roma Termini, Catania Centrale, and Catania in around 14h 2m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Flights from Pisa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 390€
Flights from Bologna to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 390€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 410€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Italo Treno
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Firenze S.M.N. to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
27€ - 40€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
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 Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 25€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
7€ - 9€
Base 2nd Class
13€ - 17€
Base 1st Class
22€ - 25€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
11€ - 14€
Base 2nd Class
27€ - 33€
Base 1st Class
41€ - 45€
Train from Roma Termini to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 100€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
23€ - 28€
Base 2nd Class
65€ - 80€
Base 1st Class
90€ - 100€
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Firenze S.M.N. to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
15h 43m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Florence - Villa Constanza to Catania
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Firenze Terminal Bus to Catania Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 40€
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
2€ - 3€
Car
25€ - 40€

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Vueling Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Florence Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 1790+ hotels available in Catania (Region). Prices start at 40€ per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs 2€.

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