The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Bologna to Catania will cost around $ 135 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 119.
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17 h 10 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Bologna for Catania every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 838 km distance in an average of 17 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 15 h .
The slowest buses will take 19 h 20 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||520 miles (838 km)|
|Average bus duration||15 h|
|Average bus ticket price||$110 (€89)|
|Bus companies||Bus Center, Baltour, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi, Flixbus or Autoservizi Salemi|
Buses from Bologna to Catania cover the 520 miles (838 km) long trip taking on average 15 h with our travel partners like Bus Center, Baltour, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi, Flixbus or Autoservizi Salemi. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $110 (€89), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $84 (€68). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Catania, Autostazione.
For as little as $84 (€68) you can travel by bus between Bologna and Catania with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Bologna and Catania.
Book your FlixBus Bologna to Catania bus with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check FlixBus’s up-to-date bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Bologna to Catania routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable FlixBus bus tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Bologna and Catania is 520 miles (838 km), and the best price for a one-way Bologna - Catania FlixBus bus ticket starts at $84 (€68) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your FlixBus ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by bus. Waiting in a line at the bus station to purchase your bus ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your bus tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with FlixBus!
These are FlixBus' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus from Bologna to Catania:
Bologna Catania direct buses depart on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with one trip a day, for a total of 3 trips a week. The journey has an average duration of 14 hours and also includes the crossing of the Strait of Messina. The departure station in Bologna is located at the bus terminal of the train station in Piazza XX Settembre. The station of arrival in Catania is that of Via Archimede in the center.
During the week, the route is covered by Buscenter, which leaves from Piazza XX Settembre and Salemi, which leaves from the bus terminal of the railway station. The buses have toilets on board and space for hand luggage. A free Wi-Fi line is also available on Baltour buses.
The journey by bus from Bologna to Catania has an average duration of 14 hours and includes the passage over the Strait of Messina. In all cases the departure is scheduled for 18:30 and the arrival for 8:30 the next morning. The journey is mainly night-time: the seats on the bus, spaced out and reclining, ensure the rest of passengers.
The buses that make the direct connection Bologna Catania are 3 per week. In particular, there is a bus service on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Departure is always scheduled in the afternoon, with arrival the next morning.
Bologna Bus Station:The bus station in Piazza XX Settembre in Bologna can be easily reached by car from exit 7 of the ring road or by bus thanks to the Tper lines. The structure is equipped with waiting areas, ticket office and information office.
Catania bus station: The bus terminal in Via Archimede in Catania is connected to other areas of the city by public buses. Alternatively, you can use the taxi service. The bus station has a ticket office and waiting area for passengers. Nearby are available refreshment points and shops.
Some of the Bologna bus stations to Catania you can start your journey from include Bologna, Autostazione, Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and Bologna, Imola highway exit. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Catania include Catania, Autostazione, Catania, Via D'Amico and Catania, Via Fontanarossa (Aeroporto).
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arriving in Catania, Autostazione.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Bologna Centrale, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Bologna.
The most popular arrival bus station, Catania, Autostazione, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Catania.
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