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Rome to Catania by bus

The journey from Rome to Catania by bus is 333.89 mi and takes 13 hr 44 min. There are 30 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:35 AM and the last at 11:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Rome to Catania by bus for as little as $13.53 or as much as $243.76. The best price for this journey is $13.53.

Lowest Price$13.53
Journey Duration13 hr 44 min
Connection per Day30
Lowest Price$13.53
Highest Price$243.76
First Departure12:35 AM
Last Departure11:45 PM
Distance333.89 mi
DepartureRome
ArrivalCatania
CarriersItabus, Italo TrenoMore

Rome to Catania Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024

Quick and easy travel from Rome to Catania with Virail

What's the best way to get from Rome to Catania? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Rome to Catania, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from Rome to Catania?

On average, a bus ticket from Rome to Catania will cost you $68.07. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $13.53. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $68.07 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Rome to Catania.

How long does the journey from Rome to Catania take by bus?

Traveling from Rome to Catania by bus will usually take 13 hr 44 min. This journey covers a distance of 333.89 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 13 hr 44 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey from Rome to Catania covers a distance of 333.89 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 13 hr 44 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 9 hr 40 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Rome to Catania faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many journeys from Rome to Catania are there every day?

On average, there are 30 daily departures from Rome to Catania. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 11 departures from Rome which travel directly to Catania. There are 19 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Rome to Catania. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Rome to Catania
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Rome to Catania.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Rome to Catania, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Rome to Catania.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $10.23 to $45.56 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 78% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Rome to Catania

The cheapest Rome - Catania bus tickets can be found for as low as $24.61 if you’re lucky, or $38.20 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $55.66.

Find the best day to travel to Catania by bus

When travelling to Catania by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Autoservizi Salemi is a bus company based in Sicily, Italy. It was founded in 1972 and has since grown to become one of the leading bus operators in the region. The company offers a wide range of services, including local and long-distance bus transportation, airport transfers, and private tours. Autoservizi Salemi operates a modern fleet of buses equipped with air conditioning, comfortable seating, and other amenities. The company is committed to providing safe, reliable, and affordable transportation services to its customers. With a team of experienced drivers and a strong focus on customer satisfaction, Autoservizi Salemi has become a trusted name in the transportation industry.

Itabus is a bus company that operates in Italy, offering long-distance bus services between major cities and airports. It provides service to Milan, Rome, Bologna, Venice, and other key cities in Italy. Itabus aims to provide affordable and sustainable travel options for passengers, with a focus on reducing carbon emissions and promoting eco-friendly practices.

Italo, a subsidiary of the Italian railway company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV), operates a high-speed train service throughout Italy. The 2012 launch of Italo trains, which are both conventional and high-speed, provides travelers with speedy and comfortable travel across Italy. The 300 km/h speed ensures regular and comfortable transportation to major cities like Rome, Naples, Florence, and Milan.

Ticket types and facilities from Rome to Catania

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Italo when traveling from Rome to Catania.

Smart

With the Smart ambiance, experience all the comforts and services of Italo at an affordable price.
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Prima

Experience the best of Italo with the Prima ambiance, providing you with maximum comfort and top-notch services for your entire journey.
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Club Executive

For an even more luxurious and relaxing trip, opt for the Club Ambiance. Here, you'll delight in ultimate comfort and pampering with spacious individual seating arrangements.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Italo trains come equipped with free WiFi and the ItaloLive entertainment portal, featuring an array of movies, shows, news, and more.
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All Italo trains provide power sockets at each seat.
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Your train ticket comes with a luggage allowance, which you need to store in specified areas on Italo trains. In Smart ambience coaches, there's a size limit, so ensure your luggage doesn't exceed 75 x 53 x 30 cm. Adhering to these guidelines helps you avoid any penalties.
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For travelers with reduced mobility, Italo trains have priority seating located near an accessible restroom, which includes tactile and Braille signage.
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On Italo trains, while there's no dedicated dining carriage, vending machines in Coaches 3 and 7 (AGV trains) or Coaches 3 and 6 (EVO trains) offer snacks and drinks. Prima Ambience passengers receive a complimentary Welcome Service with a variety of snacks and beverages served at their seat. For an even more luxurious experience, Club Executive Ambience travelers enjoy an exclusive onboard catering service with espresso, pastries, and drinks delivered by attentive staff.
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All Italo trains are equipped with air-conditioning.
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Prams, pushchairs, and folding bicycles are considered standard luggage and should be stored in designated spaces on Italo trains. Oversized luggage and standard bicycles are not allowed. We recommend protecting your bicycle with a cover.
Services on board Itabus, Italo and Autoservizi Salemi from Rome to Catania
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Rome to Catania CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
37.61kg
Bus
40.3kg
Flight
107.47kg
Car
85.98kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Rome to Catania?
A bus ticket from Rome to Catania is $68.07. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $13.53.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Rome to Catania?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Rome to Catania is $13.53. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Rome and Catania by bus?
Rome to Catania is 333.89 mi.
How long does the bus between Rome and Catania take?
Rome to Catania is on average 13 hr 44 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 9 hr 40 min.
Which companies operate from Rome to Catania?
The bus journey from Rome to Catania is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Itabus, Italo Treno, Italo, FlixBus Italia S.r.l., Autoservizi Salemi and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Rome to Catania?
Rome to Catania has 30 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Rome to Catania leave?
The earliest bus from Rome to Catania departs at 12:35 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Rome to Catania depart?
The latest bus from Rome to Catania departs at 11:45 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Rome to Catania in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $13.53 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Rome to Catania?
There are on average 11 direct connection(s) from Rome to go to Catania.
What's the fastest journey time between Rome to Catania by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Rome and Catania is 9 hr 40 min.
Is there a direct bus from Rome to Catania?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Rome and Catania.
What are the CO2 emissions for Rome to Catania by bus?
The bus journey from Rome to Catania creates 40.3kg of CO2 emissions.

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