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Transportoptionen vom Flughafen Catania zum Stadtzentrum

Located on the east coast of Sicily and in the shadow of the island’s famous volcano, Mount Etna, Catania is made up of some of Italy’s greatest Baroque architecture. Overflowing with history, Catania is a wonderful place for those who wish to mix a seaside holiday with incredible Italian food, culture, and history.
So whether you are up for a hike to the volcano, a stroll around the old city, Duomo Di Catania, or simply want to enjoy a relaxing time at one of Catania’s beaches, Catania provides it all.

When landing at Catania Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) and you wish to make your way to your hotel in Catania Centrale, you have two different transportation options; you can either take a taxi or private transfer or you can take the bus. Taking a taxi is a great option for those who are looking for a door-to-door service in a private air-conditioned vehicle. For those who are travelling on a budget, a direct airport shuttle bus is available from the Catania airport to Catania Centrale.

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How to get from Catania airport to the city centre by taxi

When arriving in a new city, taking a hassle-free taxi is always the most comfortable option. Not only do Catania taxis provide a door-to-door service taking you to your hotel in Catania Centrale in under 15 minutes, but they also take care of your luggage allowing you and your travel partners to relax and enjoy the ride. Moreover, Catania taxis are easy to recognise as they are white with the famous “Taxi” rooftop sign.

Taxi fare from Catania airport to the city centre

Local taxis at Catania Vincenzo Bellini airport calculate their fares using a taximeter, based on the time and distance travelled. It is good to know that Sicilian taxi rates vary depending on if they are travelling during the day, night, or on a weekend. Your Catania airport to city taxi should cost around €25 during the day and around €28 for night or weekend trips, traffic conditions dependant. In addition to this, Catania taxis charge an extra €1 per piece of luggage, which is then added to the total fare.

However, if you wish to travel at a fixed price and avoid any hidden fees, it is highly recommended to pre-book your Catania airport transfer online.




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*Rates can vary depending on the time of day


Taxis sind rund um die Uhr vom Flughafen Fontanarossa (CTA) aus verfügbar.

Where do I get it from?

Catania airport’s official taxi ranks are located just outside of the Arrivals Hall, at the main level of the Terminal building.


Taking a taxi is always the best option when arriving in a new city, after a long flight and especially if you are travelling with children or luggage. They provide fast and comfortable transfer services from the airport to your hotel in the city. Moreover, if you are travelling in a group you can always share the end taxi fare with your travel partners. However, as taxis in Catania calculate their fares using a taximeter and prices vary depending on the time of day, it is highly recommended to book a private Catania airport transfer at a flat rate fare online, in advance.

Anmerkung der Redaktion

Ihrem Taxifahrer ein Trinkgeld zu geben, ist in Catania nicht üblich, aber sehr willkommen, vor allem, wenn er Ihnen mit dem Gepäck hilft und nützliche Informationen gibt.

Nützliche Tipps

Die Taxis in Catania nehmen Zahlungen in bar und mit der Bankkarte an.
Bitte beachten Sie, dass die Taxis in Catania pro Gepäckstück 1 € extra berechnen, was dann auf den Endpreis aufgeschlagen wird.

How to get from Catania airport to the city centre by bus

For solo travellers or those travelling on a budget, a Catania airport bus shuttle service is organised using the AMT Alibus from Catania International Airport to the city center and the train station. The bus leaves every 25 minutes, from 04:40 to 00:00. The bus journey into the centre usually takes around 20 minutes.

How much is a bus ticket from Catania airport to the city centre?

The price of a one-way ticket on the AMT Alibus from Catania International Airport to the city centre costs €2.50, however, if you wish to purchase a reusable bus ticket valid for 90 minutes it will cost you €4. You can purchase your ticket on board the bus in cash or by bank card, at the airport or at any AMT resellers.




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There is an average waiting time of 25 minutes for the bus.


Der AMT Alibus steht täglich von 4.40 bis 0 Uhr zur Verfügung.

Where do I get it from?

You can find the AMT Alibus stop just outside the main terminal building, around 50 meters away from the airport’s entrance.


Taking the Catania airport bus is a very convenient option as the bus has great operating hours and the waiting time is minimal. However, public transport is very popular amongst travellers, meaning that the bus can get very full. So for those travelling with luggage, children or in a big group, it would be easier to take a taxi or private transfer to Catania Centrale.

Anmerkung der Redaktion

Bitte beachten Sie, dass Sie Ihren Fahrschein am elektronischen Lesegerät im Bus entwerten müssen.

Nützliche Tipps

Das AMT-Alibus-Ticket für 4 € gilt für 90 Minuten auch auf allen anderen städtischen Linien von AMT.
Falls Sie von Catania Centrale mit dem Bus zurück zum Internationalen Flughafen Catania fahren möchten, fährt der Bus dieselbe Route (Abfahrt am Bahnhof und am Hauptplatz).

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Häufig gestellte Fragen

Wie weit ist der Flughafen Catania vom Stadtzentrum entfernt?

Catania International Airport is located just 6km southwest of the city centre, taking only 15 minutes to reach by car or by taxi.

Wie kommt man vom Flughafen Catania ins Stadtzentrum?

There are 2 different transportation options to get from Catania Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) to Catania Centrale (the city centre); you can either take a taxi or private transfer or you can take the airport’s shuttle bus service.

Wo liegt Catania?

Catania is located on the east coast of Sicily in Italy and is the second largest Sicilian city after Palermo and Catania Fontanarossa Airport is situated south of the city centre.

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