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There are 6 ways to get from Gold Coast to Fontane Bianche by train, plane or bus

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Train to Brisbane, fly to Catania, bus

  1. Take the train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Catania (CTA)
  3. Take the bus from Catania Airport to Siracusa - Corso Umberto

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Train to Brisbane, fly to Palermo, train

  1. Take the train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Palermo (PMO)
  3. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Catania Aeroporto Fontanarossa
  4. Take the train from Catania Aeroporto Fontanarossa to Siracusa

Bus to Ballina, fly to Catania, bus

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Ballina
  2. Fly from Ballina (BNK) to Catania (CTA)
  3. Take the bus from Catania Airport to Siracusa - Corso Umberto

Fly Gold Coast to Catania, bus

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Catania (CTA)
  2. Take the bus from Catania Airport to Siracusa - Corso Umberto

Bus, bus to Maroochydore, fly to Catania

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Maroochydore Sixth Avenue
  3. Fly from Maroochydore (MCY) to Catania (CTA)
  4. Take the bus from Catania Airport to Siracusa - Corso Umberto

Bus to Lismore, fly to Catania, bus

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
  2. Fly from Lismore (LSY) to Catania (CTA)
  3. Take the bus from Catania Airport to Siracusa - Corso Umberto
Australia → Italy
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
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This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Dominican Republic, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Maldives, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals who have visited Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States in the last 14 days
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Canada, Japan, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Aruba, Dominican Republic, Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles

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Considerations leaving from Australia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Australia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Fontane Bianche is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Fontane Bianche is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Fontane Bianche is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Yes, entry into Australia from Italy is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Fontane Bianche is to train and fly which costs $1,400 - $4,400 and takes 38h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Fontane Bianche is to train and fly which costs $1,400 - $4,400 and takes 38h 43m.

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The distance between Gold Coast and Fontane Bianche is 16005 km.

It takes approximately 30h 10m to get from Gold Coast to Fontane Bianche, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Brisbane Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 22h 40m and has one stopover.

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Fontane Bianche is 8h behind Gold Coast. It is currently 8:55 PM in Gold Coast and 12:55 PM in Fontane Bianche.

Emirates, Flydubai, Ryanair and four other airlines offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 468+ hotels available in Fontane Bianche. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Gold Coast to Gold Coast Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Gold Coast to Fontane Bianche.
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  • Distance: 16005.1 km
  • Duration: 30h 10m

What companies run services between Gold Coast, QLD, Australia and Fontane Bianche, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Gold Coast to Fontane Bianche. However, you can take the tram to Helensvale station, platform 4, take the walk to Helensvale station, platform 2, take the train to International Airport station, platform 2, take the walk to Brisbane airport, fly to Catania, take the walk to Catania Airport, take the bus to Siracusa - Corso Umberto, take the walk to Siracusa, then take the train to Fontane Bianche. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St, take the line 640 bus to Ballina Byron Gateway Airport, Southern Cross Dr, take the walk to Ballina airport, fly to Catania, take the walk to Catania Airport, take the bus to Siracusa - Corso Umberto, take the walk to Siracusa, then take the train to Fontane Bianche.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brisbane to Catania via Doha, Rome
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€850 - €2600
Flights from Ballina to Catania via Sydney, Dubai, Rome
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€500 - €1800
Flights from Maroochydore to Catania via Sydney, Dubai, Athens
Ave. Duration
37h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€750 - €2800
Flights from Brisbane to Palermo via Doha, Budapest
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €2700
Flights from Brisbane to Palermo via Dubai, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€1100 - €4100
Flights from Brisbane to Palermo via Doha, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€950 - €2700
Flights from Brisbane to Palermo via Dubai, Bologna
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€1100 - €4200
Flights from Brisbane to Palermo via Doha, Pisa
Ave. Duration
30h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €2700
Flights from Lismore to Catania via Sydney, Dubai, Rome
Ave. Duration
39h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€550 - €2000
Flights from Lismore to Catania via Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
40h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€490 - €1400
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Brisbane to Catania via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €3800
Flights from Ballina to Catania via Sydney, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€480 - €1800
Flights from Ballina to Catania via Melbourne, Dubai
Ave. Duration
30h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€490 - €1800
Flights from Gold Coast to Catania via Perth, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €2800
Flights from Gold Coast to Catania via Sydney, Dubai
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €2800
Flights from Gold Coast to Catania via Sydney, Phuket, Dubai
Ave. Duration
32h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€800 - €4200
Flights from Maroochydore to Catania via Sydney, Dubai
Ave. Duration
31h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €2800
Flights from Maroochydore to Catania via Brisbane, Dubai
Ave. Duration
32h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€750 - €2700
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Brisbane to Catania via Singapore Changi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€950 - €2600
Flights from Ballina to Catania via Sydney, Singapore Changi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€440 - €1200
Flights from Gold Coast to Catania via Sydney, Singapore Changi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€700 - €1900
Flights from Gold Coast to Catania via Incheon, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
38h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€700 - €1900
Flights from Lismore to Catania via Sydney, Singapore Changi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
41h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€470 - €1700
Flights from Lismore to Catania via Sydney, Phuket, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
41h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€480 - €1300
Flights from Lismore to Catania via Sydney, Tan Son Nhat, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
41h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€480 - €1300
Flights from Lismore to Catania via Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
41h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€470 - €1300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brisbane to Catania via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €3200
Flights from Maroochydore to Catania via Cairns, Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
29h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €2500
Flights from Maroochydore to Catania via Brisbane, Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
31h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€700 - €2500
Flights from Brisbane to Palermo via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €3600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Maroochydore to Catania via Cairns, Singapore Changi, Rome
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€700 - €2500
Flights from Brisbane to Palermo via Doha, Rome
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €2700
Flights from Brisbane to Palermo via Singapore Changi, Rome
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€1000 - €3600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Maroochydore to Catania via Brisbane, Singapore Changi, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€700 - €2500
Flights from Brisbane to Palermo via Singapore Changi, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€1000 - €3600
Flights from Brisbane to Palermo via Dubai, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€1100 - €4200
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Ballina to Catania via Sydney, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€480 - €1800
Flights from Gold Coast to Catania via Perth, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €2800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Catania via Incheon, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
30h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€700 - €2200
Flights from Gold Coast to Catania via Incheon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
37h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€800 - €2600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brisbane to Palermo via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€1000 - €3600
Flights from Brisbane to Palermo via Dubai, Zurich
Ave. Duration
29h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€1200 - €4300
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Brisbane to Palermo via Dubai, Naples
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€1100 - €4000
Flights from Lismore to Catania via Sydney, Dubai, Naples
Ave. Duration
39h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€550 - €2000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Catania via Incheon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
37h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€800 - €2600
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Brisbane to Palermo via Doha, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
31h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€950 - €2700
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to International Airport station, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €20
Website
TRANSLink QLD
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 Palermo Centrale to Catania Aeroporto Fontanarossa
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€29 - €32
Train from Catania Aeroporto Fontanarossa to Siracusa
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
Etna Trasporti
Phone
+39 095 532716
Website
etnatrasporti.it
Bus from Catania Airport to Siracusa - Corso Umberto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Etna Trasporti
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long-distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Ballina
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €26
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
€14 - €22
Advantage
€16 - €23
Premium
€17 - €26
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Lismore Transit Centre, Molesworth St
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Maroochydore Sixth Avenue
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Premier Motor Service

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