Organize your trip

Some useful links to organize your trip:

Aeroporto Vincenzo Bellini;  +390957239111
To get to the city from the airport there is a taxi service or you can take the ALIBUS  which stops near the Cathedral or at the Central Station. The service begins at 5.00 and ends at 24.00 (every 25 minutes), and the cost is four euro. Tickets can be purchased on the bus.
Stazione Centrale FF.SS. Catania  +390957306255
AST  Customer service 840000323 (free tool) +390957230511 a daily service runs from Catania Central Station to Rifugio Sapienza (Etna Sud), departing at 8.20 am and returning at 16.30 pm.
INTERBUS +390957461333
SAIS +39095536168 – 800211020
Some of the rental car agencies at the airport or in the city of Catania are:;;
La Littorina, the train of FCE departs Catania’s train station and makes the circumnavigation of the volcano, stopping at various towns and ending its itinerary at Riposto, close to the sea. To get back to Catania stop in the previous station of Giarre.  +39095541250


More information about the Etna park:
More information to check the activity of Etna:
Useful links:
In the Etna park, there are two managed refuges: the Rifugio Sapienza on the south side and the Rifugio Citelli in the east side, near Piano Provenzana.

Aeolian islands:

The companies making the journey by hydrofoil are: Compagnia delle isole +390909284542 and Ustica Lines  +390909287821
By ferry the journeys are operated from Milazzo, Palermo and Napoli with Compagnia delle isole  and only from Milazzo with NGI – +390909284091
GIUNTABUS  +39090673782 / +39090675749 from April to  September, make  connections from the Catania airport to the Milazzo harbour.
INTERBUS has a direct bus service from Catania to Messina, from where you can reach Milazzo.