Catania Airport Guide to Catania-Fontanarossa Airport - CTA

Catania Airport to Train Station

There is no direct connection between Catania Airport and the city centre. That fact will mean you’ll to pick another mean of transport to get to the nearby train station. 

The nearest train station, Catania Central Train Station, is at 6 km away from the Airport. 

From there you can get to several destinations within Sicily such as Taormina, Syracuse, Augusta or Messina. 

How to get to the nearest railway station

Metropolitan Bus Services


By taking the AMT ALIBUS service, you’ll be able to get easily to Catania Train Station within 20 to 30 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.

Opening hours: From 04:40 am to 00:00 pm, 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.

Where do I buy my ticket?

You can purchase it at the Airport (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 Train Station according to traffic conditions. 

Take a look to the taxi section for further information. (See more)


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


The fare to travel between Catania Airport and the Central Train Station is of € 20.00 for a 10 minute-trip.