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 Rome to Catania will cost around $ 108 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 82.
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13 h 27 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Rome 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 537 km distance in an average of 13 h 27 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 10 h .
The slowest buses will take 16 h 55 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||332 miles (536 km)|
|Average bus duration||10 h|
|Average bus ticket price||$73 (€59)|
|Bus providers||Bus Center, Autoservizi Salemi, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus, Baltour, SAIS Autolinee or Autoservizi Salemi|
Buses from Rome to Catania cover the 332 miles (536 km) long trip taking on average 10 h with our travel partners like Bus Center, Autoservizi Salemi, BlaBlaCar, Flixbus, Baltour, SAIS Autolinee or Autoservizi Salemi. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $73 (€59), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $53 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Catania, Autostazione.
You can travel by bus between Rome and Catania with FlixBus for as low as $53 (€43). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
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.
When you buy your FlixBus bus tickets from Rome to Catania don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
There are a few bus stations in Rome to start your route from including Rome, Tiburtina Station, Rome, Termini (G) and Rome, Roma Ostiense. In Catania you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Catania, Autostazione, Catania, Via D'Amico and Catania, Nuovo Terminal Bus.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Catania, Autostazione.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Roma Termini, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Rome.
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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