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

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Fly  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Catania (CTA) SPU - CTA

$78 - $453

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Car ferry, bus and ferry  •  22 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ancona to Catania

$88 - $124

Car ferry, train Trenitalia Frecce  •  22 h 53 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona
  2. Take the train from Falconara Marittima to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Villa S.Giovanni Fa / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale Rv / ...

$152 - $270

Car ferry, train  •  24 h 41 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Catania Centrale Ic

$143 - $194

Train  •  30 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Split to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  5. Take the train from Roma Termini to Catania Centrale Ic

$173 - $303

Drive, car ferry  •  18 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Split to Dubrovnik
  2. Take the car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari
  3. Drive from Bari to Villa San Giovanni
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Drive from Messina Marittima to Catania

$128 - $227

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Split to Catania is to car ferry and bus and ferry which costs 550 kn - 800 kn and takes 22 h.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Catania is to fly which costs 490 kn - 2.900 kn and takes 6 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Split to Catania. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Catania Centrale via Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 16 min.

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The distance between Split and Catania is 679 km.

The best way to get from Split to Catania without a car is to car ferry and bus and ferry which takes 22 h and costs 550 kn - 800 kn.

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Split to Catania, including transfers.

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Split to Catania train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Split station.

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The best way to get from Split to Catania is to fly which takes 6 h 45 min and costs 490 kn - 2.900 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1.100 kn - 2.000 kn and takes 30 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Split Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Air Malta and seven other airlines offer flights from Split Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 2496+ hotels available in Catania. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Split to Catania.
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  • Distance: 424.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

What companies run services between Split, Croatia and Catania, Italy?

Volotea, Vueling Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Split to Catania 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Split to Catania via Zagreb, Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre, and Roma Termini in around 30 h 16 min.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Split to Catania via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Split to Catania via Hannover
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Split to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Split to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Split to Catania via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Split to Catania via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
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 Falconara Marittima to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.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
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 Roma Termini to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 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
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Ancona to Catania
Ave. Duration
12 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $28
Car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$18 - $24
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$47
Vehicle
$70
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

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