Undercover, multi-level car park close to the port and train station. You will need to purchase a parking ticket from the ground-floor ticket office once you have parked your car. Scratch the time of arrival on the …
Runs frequent car ferries to/from Villa San Giovanni (passenger/car €2.50/37, 25 minutes). From Tuesday to Sunday it also runs one daily service to/from Salerno (passenger/car €30/94, nine hours).
Interbus services leave daily for Messina (€4.30, 55 minutes to 1¾ hours, up to six daily), Catania (€5.10, 1¼ to two hours, up to 16 daily) and Catania airport (€8.20, 1½ hours, up to 12 daily).
North of the centre, connected to Porta Messina (at Corso Umberto I's eastern end) by a staircase (five-minute walk) or a free shuttle bus.
One of the most convenient places to leave your car is the Porta Catania car park, at the western end of Corso Umberto I.
Sicily's largest airport, Fontanarossa is 7km southwest of Catania city centre.
Sells AST bus tickets. Opposite the train station.
Connects Taormina with Lido Mazzarò.
A good way to enjoy armchair views of Etna is to jump on the Ferrovia Circumetnea train. Operating out of Catania, this slow train follows a 114km trail around the base of the volcano, stopping off at a number of sm…
From May through September, Virtu Ferries runs daily ferries from Pozzallo (south of Catania) to Malta (1¾ hours). Fares vary depending on length of stay in Malta (same-day adult return €87 to €138, open return €115…