There are 5 ways to get from Istanbul to Catania by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train, car ferry 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  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Catania (CTA) IST - CTA

$86 - $321

4 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  36 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Alexandroupoli
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Alexandroupoli to Ancona
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Termoli Fb / ...
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Termoli to Catania

$264 - $396

Bus, bus and ferry  •  40 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Gostivar
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Gostivar to Bari
  3. Take the bus from Bari Station to Cosenza
  4. Take the bus from Cosenza to Catania

$121 - $208

Bus, car ferry, train  •  43 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Durrës
  2. Take the car ferry from Durrës to Bari
  3. Take the bus from Bari-Porto to Salerno
  4. Take the train from Salerno to Catania Centrale Ic

$144 - $274

Drive, car ferry  •  27 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Igoumenitsa
  2. Take the car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Brindisi
  3. Drive from Brindisi to Villa San Giovanni
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Drive from Messina Marittima to Catania

$241 - $446

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Catania is to fly which costs 550 ₺ - 2.200 ₺ and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Catania is to fly which costs 550 ₺ - 2.200 ₺ and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The distance between Istanbul and Catania is 1256 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Istanbul to Catania, including transfers.

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There are 2437+ hotels available in Catania. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Catania.
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  • Distance: 785 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Catania, Italy?

Turkish Airlines flies from Istanbul to Catania once daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Train operators
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Dedeagac
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Durrës
Ave. Duration
19 h 16 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Alexandroupoli to Ancona
Ave. Duration
16 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Termoli to Catania
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Istanbul to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus and ferry from Gostivar to Bari
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Bari Station to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
saj.it
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Bari-Porto to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Ferry operators
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Durrës to Bari
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$70 - $80
Car
$110 - $120
Inside cabin 2 beds
$105 - $115
Inner cabin 2 beds
$110 - $125
Grimaldi Lines
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 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45

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