To and From the Airport

Catania - Fontanarossa (CTA):

Location: 4 km/2 Miles SSW of Catania, near Fontanarossa.
Airport Website: Catania Airport
Airport Map: Click here.
By Road: 7 km/4 Miles/10 mins.


By Taxi:
Approximate Costs (Set fares): To Catania City €20-25.

By Bus:
City bus#457: Also labelled Alibus, connects the Airport to the city centre, every 20 min 0500-0000 and has stops right across the street from both the Excelsior Grand Hotel and the Jolly Hotel Bellini. Bus tickets must be bought at a booth just outside the terminal building. Fares are €0.80 for a 60-min valid ticket or €2 for a ticket valid until Midnight. Tickets must be validated in machines inside the bus, which put a time-and-date stamp on the ticket.
The Interbus line bus: Leaves from the airport and runs to the centre. Timings: Runs 0840, 1040, 1140, 1325 (not Sunday), 1555, 1910 (not Saturday), 2010 & 2210 (not Sunday). However the bus is frequently late. Cost: ~€4.10.

Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: Several available.

Updated Dec13 ADV


Lampedusa (LMP):

Location: At the SE tip of the island, 1 km/½ mile E of the port.
By Taxi: Available.
Updated Dec05 ADV




Palermo - Punta Raisi/Falcone Borsellino (PMO):

Location: 24 km/15 Miles WNW of Palermo, near Terrasini.
Airport Website: Palermo Airport
Airport Map: Click here.
By Road: 31 km/19 Miles/25 mins to Palermo.
By Limo: Sicil Transfert: Operates a car with driver from this airport. Contact: Tel: +39 348 262 0089.


By Bus:
Prestia e Comandè Bus to Palermo City: Runs between the airport and the Stazione Centrale (central railway station) every 45 mins to 1 hour, 0500-2355, takes 45-60 mins and costs
Route: Airport - via Belgio - via Ausonia - Piazza A. De Gasperi - via Croce Rossa - via Libertà (angolo viale Lazio) - Politeama - via Emerico Amari (Porto) - Palermo (Stazione Centrale/Central train station),
Timings: Buses leave the airport every 30 mins 0630-2400. Buses leave the city every 30 mins 0500-2300.
Cost: €5 one-way. Contact: Tel +39 091 580457.
Segesta Bus to Trapani: Timings: The Bus leaves the airport at 1245. The Bus leaves Trapani at 0900. Does not operate on Sundays or Holidays.
Cost: €6.40 one-way. Contact: Tel +39 091 6167919.
Sal Bus to Agrigento & Porto Empedocle: Route: Airport - Agrigento (2 hrs 20) - Porto Empedocle/for ferry to Lampedusa etc. (2 hrs 40).
Timings: The Bus leaves the airport at 0945, 1245 & 1930. The Bus leaves Porto Empedocle heading for the airport at 0630, 0930 & 1430. The Bus leaves Agrigento heading for the airport at 0650, 0950 & 1450. Does not operate on Sundays or Holidays.
Cost: Agrigento €8.20 & Porto Empedocle €8.60 one-way. Contact: Tel +39 0922 401360.
Gallo Bus to Sciacca & Ribera: Route: Airport - Sciacca - Ribera.
Timings: The Bus leaves the airport at 1455. Does not operate on Sundays or Holidays.
Cost: Sciacca €7.25 & Ribera €7.75 one-way. Contact: Tel +39 091 617 1141.

By Train:
General: There is train station close to the terminal with regular trains running to Palermo city for €4.50 one-way.
Route: Punta Raisi (near airport) - Piraineto - Carini (10 mins) - Capaci - Isola d Femmine (20 mins) - Tommaso Natale - Cardillo Z.E.N. - San Lorenzo Colli (30 mins) - Francia - Palermo city (40 mins). For Trapani, change trains at Carini.
Timings: Trains leave Punta Raisi daily from 0532-2210 every 20-60 mins. Trains leave Palermo C. LE every 20-60 mins 0445-2110.

Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS 091 591684, EUROPCAR 591688, Hertz 213112, Maggiore 591681 & eSixT 6511393.
Airport Tel No: +39 091 7020 127.
Updated Dec13 ADV.

Pantelleria (PNL):

Location: 3 km/2 miles SE of Panteleria town.
By Taxi: Available.
Updated Dec05 ADV


Trapani - Birgi (TPS):

Location: 13 km/8 Miles WSW of Trapani at the western end of Sicily.
Airport Website: Trapani Airport
By Limo: Sicil Transfert: Operates a car with driver from this airport. Contact: Tel: +39 348 262 0089.
By Bus: Buses are reported to run to Trapani, Marsala, Palermo, Mazara del Vallo, Castelvetrano, Erice, Sciacca & Agrigento. No details as yet.
Rental Cars: Several available.
Airport Tel No: +39 923 842502.
Updated Dec13 ADV




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