There are 11 ways to get from France to Catania by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car or ferry

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 Nice  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Catania (CTA) NCE - CTA

$72 - $277

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Train to Genoa, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Catania (CTA) GOA - CTA

$49 - $259

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Fly from Lyon  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Catania (CTA) LYS - CTA

$93 - $569

Fly from Paris CDG  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Catania (CTA) CDG - CTA

$76 - $411

Fly from Paris Orly  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Catania (CTA) ORY - CTA

$63 - $404

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Catania (CTA) STR - CTA

$122 - $378

Train  •  22 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Catania Centrale Ic / ...

$277 - $357

Bus, bus and ferry Eurolines CH  •  31 h

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Basel
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Basel to Catania

$167 - $227

Thello, train  •  31 h 20 min

  1. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale 221
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale Icn

$232 - $312

Bus Eurolines FR, bus and ferry  •  36 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Naples
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Naples to Catania

$162 - $327

Drive, ferry  •  28 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo
  3. Drive from Palermo to Catania

$253 - $409

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Catania. However, there are services departing from Hotel De Ville and arriving at Catania via Paris and Basel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h.

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The distance between France and Catania is 1483 km.

The best way to get from France to Catania without a car is to train which takes 22 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from France to Catania, including transfers.

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France to Catania bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Paris station.

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The best way to get from France to Catania is to fly which takes 4 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 22 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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France to Catania bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Catania station.

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Vueling Airlines, Lufthansa, easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Nice Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 2474+ hotels available in Catania. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from France to Catania.
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  • Distance: 927.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

What companies run services between France and Catania, Italy?

easyJet, Alitalia and two other airlines fly from Nice to Catania 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Catania via Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Roma Termini in around 22 h 51 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Genoa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Nice to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Lyon to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,200
Flights from Lyon to Catania via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Genoa to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Genoa to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lyon to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Genoa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $260
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
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 Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
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 Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Roma Termini to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
18 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris to Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Basel to Catania
Ave. Duration
21 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Naples
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from France to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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