The port of Catania is located in the city center.
The cruise traffic in the port of Catania is estimated in about 250,000 people a year. It is the most important in Sicily after Palermo.
The port of Catania is located at 50 km from Taormina and at 60 kilometers from the city of Siracusa.
The best and the fast way to visit these destinations is undoubtedly the highway by car. The journey takes about 45 minutes.
The Catania train Station is about 2 kilometers from the port. And it is connected with the port with a public bus.
From Catania Centrale Station there are regional trains to:
Siracusa, at least one train every hour with a journey time of about 1 hour and 20 minutes
Taormina, at least one train every hour with a journey time of about 1 hour. It is important to know that the station of Taormina-Giardini is not in the center, but in the lower part of Taormina near the seaside. To reach the city center with the famous panoramic terraces and the Greek amphitheater must then take a local bus or a private taxi.