There are 9 ways to get from London to Catania by plane, train, night train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car ferry 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 London Gatwick  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Catania (CTA) LGW - CTA

$76 - $406

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Fly from London City  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Catania (CTA) LCY - CTA

$104 - $435

Fly from London Heathrow  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Catania (CTA) LHR - CTA

$102 - $377

Train to London Luton, fly  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Catania (CTA) LTN - CTA

$103 - $443

Train  •  25 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Catania Centrale Ic / ...

$355 - $606

Train, Thello  •  33 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale 221
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale Icn

$310 - $551

Bus and ferry, bus  •  37 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris, Paris 800 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
  4. Take the bus from Roma - Tiburtina to Catania Bus Terminal

$268 - $419

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  38 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Naples
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Naples to Catania

$245 - $580

Drive, carferry, ferry  •  35 h 16 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Genoa
  4. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo
  5. Drive from Palermo to Catania

$337 - $530

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London to Catania. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Catania Bus Terminal via Lille, Paris, Paris and Roma - Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Catania. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Catania Centrale via Paris Nord RER, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 11 min.

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The distance between London and Catania is 1226 miles.

The best way to get from London to Catania without a car is to train which takes 25 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from London to Catania, including transfers.

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London to Catania bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from London Victoria station.

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London to Catania train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Catania is to fly which takes 5 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 25 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 5 min.

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London to Catania bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, arrive at Catania Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from London to Catania.
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  • Distance: 1226.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between London, England and Catania, Italy?

British Airways, easyJet and two other airlines fly from London to Catania every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Catania via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Roma Termini in around 25 h 11 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from London Luton to Catania
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London Luton to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Catania via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Catania via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Catania via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Catania via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from London Luton to Catania via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Luton to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Catania via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Catania via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Catania via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Catania via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
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 FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Naples
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lille to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAIS Autolinee
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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Catania is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 10:47 PM in London and 11:47 PM in Catania.

London to Catania train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Catania Centrale station.

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Vueling Airlines, British Airways, Norwegian Air International and easyJet offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 2474+ hotels available in Catania. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs .

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