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There are 5 ways to get from Naples to Catania by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, ferry or car

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Fly  •  2 h 15 min

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

$36 - $162

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Naples - Corso Lucci to Catania Bus Terminal 1590

$35 - $150

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 29 min

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

$55 - $75

Bus and ferry  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Napoli to Catania - via Liberta'

$65 - $95

Ferry, drive  •  8 h 3 min

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

$91 - $149

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The cheapest way to get from Naples to Catania is to fly which costs 30€ - 140€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Catania is to fly which costs 30€ - 140€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Napoli and arriving at Catania - via Liberta'. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 23 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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The distance between Naples and Catania is 380 km.

The best way to get from Naples to Catania without a car is to train which takes 7 h 29 min and costs 45€ - 65€.

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

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Naples to Catania bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Napoli station.

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Naples to Catania train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Napoli Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Naples to Catania is to fly which takes 2 h 15 min and costs 30€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 7 h 29 min, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 130€ and takes 8 h 40 min.

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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 3 times a day. 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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
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
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Napoli to Catania - via Liberta'
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Naples - Corso Lucci to Catania Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
saisautolinee.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 Naples, Naples to Catania, Catania
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Ferry from Napoli Mergellina to Stromboli
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Naples to Catania bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Catania - via Liberta' station.

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

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

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There are 2477+ hotels available in Catania. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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