There are 8 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 Orly  •  4 h 51 min

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

$59 - $399

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  5 h 8 min

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

$76 - $411

Train via Roma Termini  •  22 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Catania Centrale Ic

$268 - $402

Train  •  26 h 26 min

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

$277 - $329

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 8 min

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

$242 - $310

Bus Eurolines FR, bus and ferry  •  36 h 14 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Catania is to fly which costs 50€ - 350€ and takes 4 h 51 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 51 min.

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The distance between Paris and Catania is 1627 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Paris to Catania, including transfers.

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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 Lausanne, Milano Centrale and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 11 min.

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The nearest airport to Catania is Catania (CTA) Airport which is 2.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Comiso (CIY) (69.1 km), Lamezia Terme (SUF) (188.2 km), Palermo (PMO) (189 km) and Malta (MLA) (189.7 km).

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Map of how to get from Paris to Catania.
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  • Distance: 1016.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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

Transavia France, Alitalia and three other airlines fly from Paris to Catania every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Catania via Lausanne, Milano Centrale, and Roma Termini in around 22 h 11 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
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 - $260
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Frecce
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity
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
$120 - $150
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
$110 - $140
Website
thello.com
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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