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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Catania by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car 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 Paris CDG  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Catania (CTA) CDG - CTA

$77 - $412

Cheapest option

Fly from Paris Orly  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Catania (CTA) ORY - CTA

$60 - $400

5 alternative options

Train  •  21 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Catania Centrale Ic

$283 - $355

Bus, bus and ferry Eurolines CH  •  29 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Basel
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Basel to Catania

$166 - $220

Night train, train  •  30 h 12 min

  1. Take the night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Catania Centrale Icn

$217 - $304

Bus Eurolines FR, bus and ferry  •  36 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Naples
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Naples to Catania

$162 - $327

Drive, ferry  •  28 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo
  3. Drive from Palermo to Catania

$253 - $409

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Catania is to fly which costs 50€ - 350€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Catania is to fly which costs 50€ - 350€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Catania. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Catania via Basel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Catania. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Catania Centrale via Torino Porta Susa and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 45 min.

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The distance between Paris and Catania is 1627 km.

The best way to get from Paris to Catania without a car is to train which takes 21 h 45 min and costs 240€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Paris to Catania, including transfers.

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Paris to Catania bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Paris station.

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Paris to Catania train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Catania is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 65€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 240€ - 310€ and takes 21 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Catania.
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  • Distance: 1016.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Catania, Italy?

Air France, easyJet and four other airlines fly from Paris to Catania every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Catania via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Roma Termini in around 21 h 45 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Venice
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
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
Twice daily
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
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris to Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Basel to Catania
Ave. Duration
21 h 28 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Naples
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Paris to Catania bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Catania station.

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

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KLM, Air France, easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 2512+ hotels available in Catania. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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