Buses from Naples to Catania

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Naples - Catania Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 7 intercity buses per day from Naples to Catania. Traveling by bus from Naples to Catania usually takes around 10 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance235 mi (378 km)
Shortest duration8h 55m
Cheapest price$14.92
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Naples to Catania?

Typically $42.57 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Catania. Any tickets cheaper than $42.57 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $33 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Naples to Catania in March, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $94 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Naples to Catania?

There are 3 bus lines from Naples to Catania available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 5 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus511h 7m$47.43
Itabus29h 8m$32.86
Marino113h 10m$80.87
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 5 trips from Naples to Catania, and usually makes the trip in about 11 hours and 7 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Itabus

    Itabus

    Itabus is an Italian bus company servicing the whole peninsula, including major tourist hotspots like Rome, Trieste, and Catania. The company has both single and double-decker buses with clean, comfortable seats, complimentary WiFi, power outlets, restrooms, and air conditioning. Upgrade to a premium ticket for even larger seats and extenable armchairs.

  • Marino

    Marino

    Marino buses travel across Italy to cities such as Naples, Padua, and Lecce, and into neighboring countries including France, Switzerland, and Germany. Their fleet features comfortable reclining seats, air conditioning, complimentary WiFi connectivity, a restroom, and even a minibar!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Naples to Catania during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Naples to Catania?

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 235 miles from Naples to Catania. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 55 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Naples?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Naples to Catania, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Naples to Catania every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Naples

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Founded by the Greeks in the second millennium BC, Naples is one of the oldest cities in Europe. As Southern Italy's largest city, here you'll find an authentic flavor of Italy in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius. If that mountain sounds familiar, you may know it as the volcano that destroyed the nearby Roman town of Pompeii. One of the best day trips from Naples is traveling to Pompeii and walking through this town preserved in ash.

With its over 2,500 years of history, Naples is naturally home to a diverse range of architectural styles. As you walk around, see if you can identify the influences of different eras and foreign rulers.

If the city's singular style isn't enough to tempt you, then perhaps learning that Naples is famous as the birthplace of pizza will. Visit any of the many local restaurants to try an authentic Neapolitan pizza with pillowy sourdough crust, buffalo mozzarella, and fresh tomato sauce. Finish your meal at a local cafe to experience Neapolitan coffee culture, complete with elaborate barista performance and scientific preparation techniques.

Get to Naples from many major European cities and even global travel hubs via the city's international airport. Alternatively, travel by rail into Napoli Centrale - Piazza Garibaldi Station from cities across the country. Many national and international bus services also provide access to Naples, often stopping at the central train station for easy transfers.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Naples?

Main departure station: Corso Arnaldo Lucci 156

Buses to Catania leave from 4 stations in Naples.

All bus stations in Naples:

  • Corso Arnaldo Lucci 156

  • Metropark Central Parking

  • Viale Fulco Ruffo di Calabria, 10

  • Corso Arnaldo Lucci 156

Where does the bus arrive in Catania?

Main arrival station: Via D'Amico 195

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Catania.

All bus stations in Catania:

  • Via D'Amico 195

  • Catania CBS

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