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There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Catania Airport (CTA) by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, 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 to Catania  •  2h 25m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Catania (CTA) FRA - CTA

$85 - $380

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Fly to Comiso, bus  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Comiso (CIY) FRA - CIY
  2. Take the bus from Comiso to Catania Airport

$168 - $767

Train via Napoli Centrale  •  22h 15m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale Fr
  4. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Catania Centrale Ic

$208 - $453

Train  •  28h 2m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale Icn

$283 - $433

Train #2  •  28h 10m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale Icn

$238 - $433

Bus, bus and ferry  •  30h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe 108 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Basel, Basel central station 108 / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Basel to Catania

$146 - $191

Bus  •  31h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza, Cosenza to Catania, Catania 582

$139 - $219

Drive, ferry  •  27h 42m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo
  3. Drive from Palermo to Catania Airport (CTA)

$236 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Catania Airport (CTA) is to fly which costs 75€ - 330€ and takes 2h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Catania Airport (CTA) is to fly which costs 75€ - 330€ and takes 2h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Catania Airport (CTA). However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Catania–Fontanarossa Airport via Karlsruhe, Basel and Catania Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 16m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Catania Airport (CTA) is 1492 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Catania Airport (CTA) without a car is to train which takes 22h 15m and costs 180€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 2h 25m to fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Catania (CTA), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Catania Airport (CTA) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Catania Airport (CTA) is to fly which takes 2h 25m and costs 75€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 400€ and takes 22h 15m, you could also bus, which costs 120€ - 190€ and takes 31h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Catania Airport (CTA) bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Catania station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Catania Airport (CTA).
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  • Distance: 932.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 25m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Catania Airport (CTA), Italy?

Lufthansa, Condor Flugdienst and nine other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Catania Airport (CTA) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Catania Airport (CTA) via Mannheim Hbf, Milano Centrale, Napoli Centrale, Catania Centrale, and Catania Bus Terminal in around 22h 15m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Comiso via Milan Malpensa, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Comiso via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Comiso via Venice, Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Comiso via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Comiso via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Comiso via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
italotreno.it
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 Napoli Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
18h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Comiso to Catania Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cosenza, Cosenza to Catania, Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Basel to Catania
Ave. Duration
21h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Book at
eurolines.ch
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Phone
+39 098 3520 315
Email
info@fsbusitaliafast.it
Website
fsbusitaliafast.it
Bus from Frankfurt to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
23h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
simetspa.it
Ferry operators

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Condor Flugdienst, Ryanair, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Catania Airport.

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