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About Fontanarossa Airport

Catania-Fontanarossa Airport, which is also known as Vincenzo Bellini Airport, is an airport serving the city of Catania located on the Italian island of Sicily. The airport, which is named after the famous opera composer Vincenzo Bellini born in Catania, is known as the busiest airport of Sicily. Catania-Fontanarossa Airport, which welcomes more than 7 million passengers each year, is the sixth most preferred airport of Italy. The airport organizing flights to many European cities is frequently preferred for inter-zone travel. The airport built in 1924 gained its today’s architecture after the renovation works in various periods.

Getting to the City Center from Fontanarossa Airport

Fontanarossa Airport in Catania, located in Italy's Sicily region, is only 4 kilometers away from the city center. The airport in Catania, which is the second largest city in the Italian island of Sicily, is not only the busiest airport in the region but also the sixth busiest airport all around the country.

With a wide range of transport option, the transportation network in Catania allows you to travel comfortably and fast in Catania offering a lot of alternatives to travel between the city and Fontanarossa Airport, which is close to the city center.

In addition to this, you can take advantage of numerous services before or after your flight, as well as you can enjoy your time with various activities that are available for you at the airport.

Taxi

You can get to the city center safely and comfortably thanks to the taxis that officially serve at Fontanarossa Airport. You can easily ask the taxi company's office inside the terminal building to get a taxi ready for you immediately after your plane arrives at the airport, or you can also prefer to take a taxi available in front of the terminal building.

Bus

Taking the bus is another option you can prefer to reach the city center from Fontanarossa Airport. You can get to the city center, which is easy to reach through many different bus lines, easily and economically by buses. You can reach the city center by taking advantage of AMT Alibus buses, which depart every 20 minutes from 5 am until midnight. This bus line follows a route consisting of the stops at Catania Railway Station, Martiri Liberta, Sicilia, Stesicoro, Etnea, Duomo, Borsellino Square, Muolino S Lucia, Colombo, Tempio, Faro Biscari and Asse dei servizi. In addition, there are also many bus lines you can prefer to travel to other areas outside the city center. You can take one of these buses that are available for you in front of the arrival terminal of Fontanarossa Airport depending on wherever you want to go.

Rent a car

Renting a car may be another option you can prefer to reach the city center from Fontanarossa Airport. This service, which is offered to those who want to travel comfortably and freely by a private car, is provided by the car rental companies at the airport. You can easily and quickly get to the city center by taking this option with the best rates and quality guaranteed cars. Among the car rental companies you can choose from are AP Transfers, Forzese, Hertz, Holiday, Hollywood, Italy and Locauto.

Last Updated: 26 Apr 2017
Getting to Fontanarossa Airport from the City Center

There are various transportation options you can prefer to travel between the city center and Fontanarossa Airport. You can easily get to the airport from the city center by choosing from the taxi, bus or car rental options.

Taxi

You can get to Fontanarossa Airport fast and easily by a taxi you can call or take from anywhere in Catania city. Taking a taxi could be an extremely easy option for you to reach Fontanarossa Airport, which is only 4 kilometers away from the city center.

Bus

You can go to Fontanarossa Airport easily and economically by the buses you can get from all parts of the city. Buses, which are more affordable than taking a taxi, are available on many different lines. Depending on where you are, the buses will take you to Fontanarossa Airport easily.

Rent a car

One of the cozy alternatives you can prefer to get to Fontanarossa Airport is the car rental option. You can easily catch your flight thanks to the cars you can rent from the offices of the car rental companies in the city center. Please keep in mind that you can rent a car with or without a driver. Among the car rental companies you can choose from are AP Transfers, Forzese, Hertz, Holiday, Hollywood, Italy and Locauto.

Airport Information

Fontanarossa Airport, the busiest airport in Catania located in Italy's Sicily Autonomous Region, serves internationally and is an important airport that is only 4 kilometers away. Fontanarossa Airport, which is the sixth busiest airport in Italy, hosts a large number of passengers each year and plays a major role in Italy's air transportation.

You can take advantage of numerous services offered to you in the terminal buildings of Fontanarossa Airport. You can enjoy your time in stylish and cozy lounges, complete your money transactions at bank offices, or get emergency medical help when needed.

In addition to these, you can also do shopping or have something to eat or drink at the terminal buildings where many services such as car rental offices, lost property office, and postal services are offered for your convenience.

Among the shopping stores at Fontanarossa Airport are D&D, Aldeasa Italia Srl, Rapisarda, Sicilia Arte, Aeronautica Militare, Camomilla Italia and Occhialeria Angiolucci.

Culto, Sicilia’s, Sfizio, I dolci di Nonna Vincenza, Autogrill Restaurant and Bricca-Puro Gusto are among the places where you can meet your eating and drinking needs at the airport's food court.

Last Updated: 26 Apr 2017

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Which are the alternative airports to Fontanarossa Airport?

You can use Reggio Di Calabria Airport as an alternative to Fontanarossa Airport.

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