There are 6 ways to get from Naples to Catania by plane, train, car ferry, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA

$36 - $162

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Naples to Catania

$19 - $40

4 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale Rv / ...

$55 - $121

Train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Catania Centrale Ic

$55 - $75

Bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark to MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica Baltour
  2. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Catania Airport (CTA) A18

$41 - $58

Ferry, drive  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the ferry from Naples to Stromboli
  2. Take the ferry from Stromboli to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Catania

$100 - $144

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Naples to Catania is to car ferry which costs 17€ - 35€ and takes 15 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Catania is to fly which costs 30€ - 150€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Naples and Catania is 380 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Naples to Catania, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naples to Catania. However, there are services departing from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark and arriving at Catania Airport (CTA) via Messina - Piazza Repubblica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Catania Centrale. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Naples and arriving at Catania. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

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Volotea and easyJet offer flights from Naples Airport to Catania Airport.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Catania.
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  • Distance: 237.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Naples, Italy and Catania, Italy?

easyJet and Volotea fly from Naples to Catania twice daily. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Naples to Catania twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 7 h 29 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark to MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Catania Airport (CTA)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators
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
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Ferry from Naples to Stromboli
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
TTT Lines
Phone
+39 081 5802744
Email
biglietteria-na@tttlines.com
Website
tttlines.com
Car ferry from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
tttlines.com

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