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Palermo to Catania

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07:00Palermo2h30 09:30Catania
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13:00Palermo2h40 15:40Catania
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16:00Palermo2h40 18:40Catania
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from Palermo
to Catania

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Fastest Journey

2 h 30 m

Average

2 h 36 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

166 km

Of the 3 bus that leave Palermo for Catania every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct bus cover the 166 km distance in an average of 2 h 36 m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 2 h 30 m .

The slowest bus will take 2 h 40 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.

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07:00Palermo2h30 09:30Catania
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$121One-way
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16:00Palermo2h40 18:40Catania
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$121One-way
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13:00Palermo2h40 15:40Catania
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$121One-way

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$16Regionale Veloce
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$16Regionale Veloce
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$16Regionale Veloce

The cheapest buses

from Palermo
to Catania

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Cheapest

$12

Average

$12

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Palermo to Catania will cost around $ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 12.

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16:00Palermo2h40 18:40Catania
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$121One-way
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13:00Palermo2h40 15:40Catania
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07:00Palermo2h30 09:30Catania
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Journey Summary

Palermo to Catania Bus Information

Buses depart from:Palermo
Bus arrives in:Catania
Distance:166 km

Bus Palermo-Catania

The buses from Palermo to Catania, together with the trains, ensure rapid travel between the two cities that are symbols of Sicily. Every day of the week, including Saturday and Sunday, you can buy tickets for a trip lasting about 3 hours and 15 minutes. Along the way there is a change, with the bus that takes the place of the train at the city of Caltanissetta.

Which bus lines operate the Palermo-Catania route?

It is the national railway company Trenitalia that deals with the organization of part of the journey on board trains in bus travel from Palermo to Catania. The company guarantees fast and safe travel, offering passengers adequate comfort on board its carriages.

How long does the bus journey Palermo-Catania take?

The bus trips from Palermo to Catania have an expected duration of about 3 hours and 15 minutes. The first part of the journey, that is the one that by train from Palermo leads to Caltanissetta, is completed in about 1 hour and 30 minutes. The second part of the journey, from Caltanissetta to Catania, is made on board the bus, and has a duration similar to the previous one, taking only a few minutes more.

How many buses are there Palermo-Catania?

Every day of the week there is a trip from Palermo to Catania, for a total of 7 trips per week. The departure is set at about 19:30, with the expected arrival around 22:50. From Caltanissetta Xirbi station, the regional buses, bound for Catania, depart around 21:10.

Where do the buses Palermo-Catania leave from and where do they arrive?

Palermo train station: Palermo Catania travel departs from the Central Station. Located in a 2-storey building, it offers ticket office, information office, luggage storage, waiting room, toilets, pharmacy, bars and shops. Outside there is a parking lot. Connections with the centre of Palermo are guaranteed by the bus service, in particular by the red (Croci, Politeama, Stazione Centrale) and yellow (Stazione Centrale, Maqueda) lines.

Catania bus station: the landing bus station for buses to Catania leaving from Caltanissetta is represented by the central station of the Sicilian center. Dating back to 1867, is located in the city center, and is served by bus lines 3 and 342, also useful for those who need to reach the port. It has a waiting room, ticket office, toilets, railway police, tourist information office, bars and shops.

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Palermo
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BusPalermo Centre - Filippo Turati

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BusPalermo Centre - Via Liberta

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BusPalermo Viale Lazio 117

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BusPalermo, Piazzale Giotto/J. Lennon

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