There are 8 ways to get from Salerno to Catania by train, plane, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, rideshare 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

Train to Naples, fly  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA

$40 - $184

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Salerno to Catania 221.4 miles

$31

6 alternative options

Train, train to Rome, fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
  3. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Catania (CTA) FCO - CTA

$53 - $214

Train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Catania Centrale Ic / ...

$50 - $70

Train, carferry  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...
  2. Take the carferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale Reg / ...

$51 - $116

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Salerno - Via Vinciprova to Catania Bus Terminal

$90 - $130

Bus and ferry  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Salerno to Catania

$65 - $95

Drive, carferry  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Salerno to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the carferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Catania

$81 - $160

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salerno - Via Vinciprova and arriving at Catania Bus Terminal. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salerno and arriving at Catania Centrale. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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The distance between Salerno and Catania is 355 km.

The best way to get from Salerno to Catania without a car is to train which takes 6 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Salerno to Catania, including transfers.

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Salerno to Catania bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Salerno - Via Vinciprova station.

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Salerno to Catania train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Salerno station.

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The best way to get from Salerno to Catania is to train which takes 6 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Salerno to Catania.
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  • Distance: 221.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Salerno to Catania 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Salerno to Catania 3 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
Trenitalia

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 Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$28 - $34
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Salerno Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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 Salerno to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Salerno to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Salerno - Via Vinciprova to Catania Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Salerno to Catania
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Salerno to Catania
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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easyJet and Volotea offer flights from Naples 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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Salerno and Catania. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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