Up to 30 days
The shuttle service connects Catania Fontanarossa Airport and the port of Milazzo, and vice versa (click here for Milazzo-Catania Airport connection).
Passengers are transferred by shuttle, minibuses, private coaches and cars.
The Catania Airport > Milazzo connection by Clarissa Viaggi is a collective transfer service. The round trip from Catania Airport to the port of Milazzo operates every day from Monday to Sunday, including public holidays. It is available all year round, from January to December.
In the Spring/Summer season (1 April – 30 October), the connection is operated with 7 daily round trips from Catania Fontanarossa Airport to the port of Milazzo, with pre-established timetables and meeting points with the driver.
In the Autumn/Winter season (1 November – 30 March), the shuttle bus runs 4 round trips per day from the airport to the port of Milazzo, with pre-arranged times and meeting points with the driver.
The Catania Airport > Port of Milazzo shuttle bus is a quick transfer service. The vehicles used for the transfer will follow the motorway route, with a journey time in regular traffic of approximately 2 hours.
Catania Fontanarossa Airport is the closest airport to Milazzo, where you can board to reach the Aeolian Islands. There is a large influx in the summer, so we recommend booking well in advance to take advantage of the transfer service.
Passengers arriving by plane at Catania Fontanarossa Airport with destination the Aeolian Islands are recommended to choose daytime flights arriving at Catania Airport during the hours 9 a.m./5 p.m., as the Liberty Lines hydrofoil service makes the last run by 7.30 p.m. These schedules allow you to take advantage of Clarissa Viaggi’s transfer service from Catania Airport to Milazzo.
The collective shuttle connection from Catania airport to the port of Milazzo is carried out aboard recently registered, air-conditioned vehicles. Drivers with long experience in the transport sector drive brand new buses, minibuses, and small coaches.
> Catania Airport: will be communicated after payment
> Port of Milazzo: in front of “Hydrofoil Terminal” gate
The driver will display a YELLOW sign.
Upon arrival at the meeting point, the driver will assist the passenger in arranging luggage onto the vehicle designated for the transfer. Once all passengers have occupied their assigned seats, the driver will start the journey at the scheduled time. Those not present at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time cannot benefit from the transfer. They will not be entitled to any reimbursement of the sum paid. The passenger can travel on the next ride, subject to availability, paying the transfer cost directly to the driver.
Reservations must be received by Clarissa Viaggi at least 48 hours in advance of the departure time by e-mail or fax. The reservation should include name, day and time of service, number of passengers, details of the hydrofoil with the island of departure and estimated arrival, and telephone number.
Once the reservation confirmation has been received, the passenger will have to pay by credit card, bank transfer, PayPal, or Postepay. Then please send a copy of the payment to Clarissa Viaggi by e-mail or fax and wait for the confirmation of the service.
NOTE: Always use the same e-mail address.
Keep your mobile phone switched on immediately after disembarking (plane and/or hydrofoil).
Rules and conditions for purchasing the transfer service:
> Travel time: approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes on regular traffic.
> Be at the departure point 30 minutes beforehand.
Reservation required at least two days before services.