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.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Catania. The most preferred mode of transport in Catania is Car.

Average distance: 12.45 km Average time: 43.82 min

  • Car 72.73%
    Driving 38.75 min Walking 3.75 min Overall average time for 13.88 kms 42.5 min
  • Walking 9.09%
    Walking 60 min Driving 45 min Overall average time for 12 kms 105 min
  • Motorbike 9.09%
    Motorbike 20 min Overall average time for 11 kms 20 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 9.09%
    Bus 10 min Walking 5 min Waiting 2 min Overall average time for 3 kms 17 min
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