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Cheap bus tickets and times from Bologna to Catania

Showing times and prices for Apr 20

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

15 h 30 m

Average

15 h 30 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

838 km

Cheap bus tickets from Bologna to Catania start from $78 with an average ticket price of $101.

The fastest bus from Bologna to Catania takes 15h 30m in comparison to an average duration of 15h 30m and covers a distance of 838 km.

1 buses leave Bologna for Catania every day with 1 travelling directly.

Cheapest
FlixBus
11:35PM19h45
Bologna
07:20PMCatania, Via D'Amico
$781One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
01:55AM19h15
Bologna
09:10PMCatania, Via D'Amico
$911One-way
1 transfer
Autoservizi Salemi
02:30PM15h30
Bologna
06:00AMCatania, Via D'Amico
$981One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
02:00PM18h35
Bologna
08:35AMCatania, Via D'Amico
$1171One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
01:10PM18h00
Bologna
07:10AMCatania, Via D'Amico
$1201One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Bus from Bologna to Catania

distanceDistance520 miles (838 km)
durationAverage bus duration12 h 38 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$94 (€83)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersAutoservizi Salemi, FlixBus, Itabus, BlaBlaCar, Italo, Sais Autolinee, Marino Autolinee or Infobus

Buses from Bologna to Catania cover the 520 miles (838 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 38 min with our travel partners like Autoservizi Salemi, FlixBus, Itabus, BlaBlaCar, Italo, Sais Autolinee, Marino Autolinee or Infobus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $94 (€83), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $23 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Catania, Partenze - Terminal A (Sfizio Pizzeria Rusticheria Gelateria).

Bus providers: Autoservizi Salemi, FlixBus and Itabus from Bologna to Catania

You can travel by bus between Bologna and Catania with Autoservizi Salemi, FlixBus and Itabus for as low as $23 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Bologna to Catania bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 15 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: $23
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Italo classes from Bologna to Catania

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Bologna to Catania with Italo

Italo

Club Executive Class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable armchair
  • Extra legroom
  • Personal 9” screen
  • Solo seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat
  • Dedicated on-board catering service
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Access to Italo Club Lounge
  • Fast track included
  • Free entertainment access

Italo

Prima Business Class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom
  • No personal screen available
  • Solo seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat
  • No dedicated on-board catering service
  • Free Italo welcome service
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No access to Italo Club Lounge
  • Fast track included
  • Free entertainment access

Italo

Smart Class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Non extra legroom
  • No personal screen available
  • Solo seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • No meal service at seat
  • No dedicated on-board catering service
  • No welcome service
  • Snack Area
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • Luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No access to Italo Club Lounge
  • Fast track not available
  • Free entertainment access

Buses 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.

Which bus companies operate the Bologna - Catania route?

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.

How long does the bus journey from Bologna to Catania take?

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.

How many buses are there Bologna - Catania?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Bologna to Catania?

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.

FAQs: Bus from Bologna to Catania

FAQs: Take the bus from Bologna to Catania with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Bologna to Catania.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Bologna to Catania can start from as little as $23 (€20) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Bologna to Catania is $94 (€83); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by bus from Bologna to Catania is 12 h 38 min   to travel the 520 mile (838 km) long journey, with around there is 1 bus per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Bologna to Catania leaves at 9: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Bologna to Catania leaves at 10: 59 PM.
There is 1 bus a day from Bologna to Catania which require at least one change with Autoservizi Salemi, FlixBus, Itabus, BlaBlaCar, Italo, Sais Autolinee, Marino Autolinee or Infobus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
For the journey from Bologna to Catania you can take a bus with Autoservizi Salemi, FlixBus, Itabus, BlaBlaCar, Italo, Sais Autolinee, Marino Autolinee or Infobus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services between Bologna and Catania on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bologna, Stazione Centrale, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Catania, Partenze - Terminal A (Sfizio Pizzeria Rusticheria Gelateria), located 3.2 miles (5.1 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Bologna to Catania by bus is May.
You have options as you can travel to Catania from Bologna 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.
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