Catania Airport Informational Guide to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) - Non Official

Catania Airport Train

There is no direct train connection between Catania Airport and the city centre. It is needed to pick another mean of transport to get to the nearby train station (Catania Central Train Station - Catania Centrale).

Catania Central Train Station is located 6 km from Catania Airport. From there you can get to several destinations within Sicily such as Taormina, Syracuse, Augusta or Messina. 

How to get to catania centrale?


By AMT ALIBUS service it is possible to get to Catania city centre as well as Catania Centrale within 25 minutes. 

Stops: Fontanarossa Airport, Asse dei servizi, Faro Biscari, Tempio, Colombo, Borsellino Square (under the bridge), Vittorio Emanuele, Duomo, Etnea, Stesicoro, Sicilia, Martiri Libertà, Catania Railway Station (Catania Centrale).


From 04:30am to 10:40pm every 25 minutes. 


Ride it outside Arrivals Hall, in front of the Terminal Building. 


You can get your ticket for 4.00€ and valid for 90 minutes to use on all other urban lines of Catania. 

One-way ticket is 2.50€.

Where do I buy my ticket?

Tickets are sold at the Exchange Office / Bus Ticket Office located in the Arrivals Hall, on board to the driver, online and in AMTs vending machines. 


On the other hand, you can take a taxi and get within 20 to 30 minutes to Catania Centrale according to traffic conditions. 

Take a look at the taxi section for further information. 


Find taxi ranks located outside of the Arrivals Hall, at the main level of the terminal. 


The fare to travel between Catania Airport and Catania Centrale is 20.00€ for a 10 minute-trip.