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How to Get to/around /away

BY BOAT: to Malta (length: 3 hours, services: 1 a week March–May, 4 a week July –Sept), to Ravenna (length: 36 hours), to Naples (length: 10 ½ hours, services: 1 a day). The ferry terminal is on Via VI Aprile.

BY BUS: around Piazza Giovanni XXIII the buses arrive and they leave from Via d’Amico, one street away. To Syracuse (length: 1 ¼ hours services: every 30 minutes, only 8 on Sun), to Piazza Armerina (length: 1 ½ hours, services: 9 Mon-Sat), to Taormina (length: 1 ½ hours, services: 4 Mon–Fri), to Palermo( length: 2 ½ hours, services: 17 a day), to Agrigento (length: 3 hours, services. 14 a day Mon-Fri, only 7 on Sat and Sun), to Messina (length: 1 ½ hours, services: every 30 minutes, Mon-Sat, only 2 on Sun), to Rome (length: 14 hours).
City buses finish their journeys in front of the railway station. From here there are buses to the airport (every 20 minutes), to Via Etnea ato Piazza del Duomo, and only in the summertime there are buses that connect Piazza G Verga to the sandy beaches.

BY CAR OR MOTORCYCLE: from Messina drive along the A18-E45, from Palermo along the A19. To enter Catania you will be lead to and along Via Etnea.

BY PLANE: Catania has its own airport which features domestic and European flights, some of which are direct. At the airport you may hire your car in one of the many car hire agencies.

BY TAXI: outside the railway station and on Piazza del Duomo you will find the taxi ranks.

BY TRAIN. To Messina (length: 1 ¾, services: every hour), to Syracuse (length: 1 ½ hours, services: 18 a day), to Palermo (length: 3 ½ hours, services: 6 a day), to Agrigento( length: about 4 hours, services: 5 a day). The Circumetnea line calls at all towns and villages around the volcano.