How to Reach Catania


  • By Air: Fontanarossa Airport of Catania is well connected with other major cities of Italy and Europe. From airport, you will get taxi or bus to Catania.
  • By Train: Trenitalia trains connect the city with other major stations of Italy and Europe. This railway network serves in both national as well as international platform.
  • By Car: If you are coming from North, take Highway A18. From West, take Highway A19.
  • By Boat: Car ferry to Catania do run from Italy. Overnight ferries are also available between Naples and Catania.


  • Public Transport: For travelling around the city, you can take city buses that go even to the neighboring regions of Catania.
  • By Bus: Interbusis a popular company. Its bus station is located right in front of the railway station. Apart from this, AMT is a local bus company that can give you a tour around the city. This tour will include major tourist sights of Catania. The ticket will cost around 1€. Make sure you get the ticket stamped to avoid paying fine.
  • Hired Vehicle: If you wish to visit Mt. Etna hiring car will always be a good idea. You can drive all by yourself. However, be careful to drive within the city as the complicated one way road might confuse you.
  • By Taxi: Catania Taxi fares can be negotiated, especially for long trips. Hence, don’t feel shy while bargaining the taxi fare with the driver.