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Catania-Fontanarossa Airport is an international airport in the second largest city in Sicily, Italy. It is around 4.3 km from the centre of Catania. Catania-Fontanarossa Airport had air passenger traffic of more than 9.9 million travellers in 2018.


Via Fontanarossa, 95121 Catania CT, Italy

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Catania-Fontanarossa Airport MCT

The most important factor to know when a route has a connecting flight is the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in the airport. It is always better to check this before booking a ticket. The MCT is also a determining factor when a passenger needs to claim compensation for a missed connection. You can see the minimum time required for connections in Catania-Fontanarossa Airport below.

  • Between domestic flights: 25 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 30 min.
  • Between international flights: 35 min.

Catania-Fontanarossa Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the sectors or totally separate buildings which allow air passengers to travel between ground transportation and the facilities for boarding and disembarking from a plane. It's crucial to know which terminal you are departing from or transferring through, due to the fact that terminals in bigger airports might be far away from each other and travellers need extra time to get to the necessary one. In Catania-Fontanarossa Airport there is 1 Terminal.

Terminal 1 – Alitalia, easyJet, Eurowings, Ryanair and others

Catania-Fontanarossa Airport transport

When it is the first time visiting a destination, it can be difficult to know the best way to reach the city centre. Public transportation isn’t always available at the airport and taxis may be pricey. Our suggestion is to check all transport alternatives ahead of the flight to make sure you choose the most suitable for your trip.

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Catania Airport bus

  • Alibus (AMT)
    Direction: Catania Central Station
    Travel time (approx.): 25 min.
    Operating hours: 05:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Tickets: can be purchased at ticket machines, directly from the driver or online

Catania Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 15 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 25 EUR

Where to have a rest in Catania Airport

You may have a prolonged wait between flights, for instance if you have a flight delay or your next flight departs the following day. In such cases, it is important to be familiar with the places in the airport where you can have a decent rest or pass time before your flight.

Catania Airport Lounge

Lounges are amenities in the airport which provide travellers with services such as food, beverages, relaxation spaces, free WIFI and showers, so that travellers can wait in comfort.

  • VIP Lounge SAC
    Location: after security, Level 3
    Opening hours: 06:30 AM - 09:00 PM, daily

Catania Airport hotels

If your next flight leaves the following morning, or the lounge isn’t comfortable enough, the next option might be a hotel near the airport. In some instances, hotels are located onsite, however in others you may need to leave the airport vicinity to get to a nearby hotel. In case you choose to stay overnight in a hotel between flights, we have selected some comfortable possibilities for you.

  • Catania International Airport Hotel
    Price: from 84 EUR per night
    Address: Via S. Giuseppe Alla Rena, 94, 95121 Catania CT, Italy
    Contact: +39 095 723 4555
    Website: click
  • B&B Fontanarossa Airport
    Price: from 60 EUR per night
    Address: Via S. Giuseppe Alla Rena, 92, 95121 Catania CT, Italy
    Contact: +39 347 987 2974
    Website: click
  • Primo Hotel
    Price: from 38 EUR per night
    Address: Via Trovato, 36, 95121 Catania CT, Italy
    Contact: +39 339 748 9297
    Website: click

Catania Airport cafes & restaurants

When travelling, it's necessary to have enough food and drink. We have a number of options for your needs, whether you're looking for an early breakfast, a sit-down dinner during a lengthy layover, or a snack to take on board with you.

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  • Sicilia's
    Description: wine bar
    Location: Arrivals and Boarding
  • I dolci di Nonna Vincenza
    Description: Italian pastry
    Location: Arrivals
  • Sfizio
    Description: Sicilian cuisine
    Location: Arrivals
  • Autogrill
    Description: restaurant
    Location: Departures
  • Bricco - Puro gusto
    Description: coffee shop & bar

Catania-Fontanarossa Airport shopping

The airport shops are the perfect place to purchase that last-minute souvenir, or just to kill some time before flying. The guide below displays a selection of shops at the airport.

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  • Aldeasa Italia
    Description: Duty Free
    Location: Boarding area
  • Rapisarda
    Description: jewellery
    Location: Boarding area
  • Camomilla Italia
    Description: women's clothing and accessories
    Location: Boarding area
  • D&D
    Description: books, newspapers, magazines
    Location: Arrivals
  • Sicania
    Description: gifts, jewellery, clothing
    Location: Boarding

Catania Airport car hire

Sometimes driving is the most suitable alternative to explore a destination or maybe you require a car for your trip. To help you to pick the most suitable car hire company for your trip, we have provided a list below.

  • Hertz
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +39 095 341 595
  • Europcar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +39 095 348 125
  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +39 095 340 500
  • Budget
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +39 095 340 500
  • Enterprise
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +39 024 30201

Other services in Catania (CTA) Airport

Here are some airport facilities that you could also need while in the airport.

  • Exchange / Bus Ticket Office
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +39 095 723 2186
  • Tourist Information Office
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +39 095 730 6266
  • Flight Information Office
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily
    Contact: +39 095 340 505

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MYFLYRIGHT is a legal tech company, specialized in the support of airline passengers affected by flight delays, flight cancellations, denied boarding, delayed or lost luggage and the refund of unused airline tickets. MYFLYRIGHT was founded 2016 in Hamburg, Germany. The company operates out of 3 offices, its headquarter in Hamburg and its branches in Prague, Czech Republic and Zaporizhia, Ukraine. Currently, MYFLYRIGHT employs a team of around 25 people working in Marketing, Operations, Legal, Customer Support and IT. The organization operates across 5 markets – Germany, United Kingdom, Romania, Austria, and Switzerland.

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