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Overview: London to Catania flight

distanceDistance1216 miles (1961 km)
durationAverage flight duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£84 (€94)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlineseasyJet, Alitalia, British Airways or Air Malta

Flights from London to Catania cover the 1216 miles (1961 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like easyJet, Alitalia, British Airways or Air Malta. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this route for as low as £23, but the average price of plane tickets is £84. Travellers depart most frequently from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Catania Fontanarossa Airport.

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Alitalia and British Airways London to Catania

Buy your official Alitalia and British Airways flight tickets between London and Catania from £23 with Omio. Find flight times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

Alitalia
British Airways

Alitalia is Italy’s leading airline. Its head office is in Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, in Rome and you can fly around Europe and the rest of the world with them. Choose between Economy Class or Business in your next flight to Catania from London.

One of the best ways to travel to Catania from London is by taking a flight with Alitalia. Omio helps you find the ideal Alitalia flight to Catania from London by showing you Alitalia current flight timetables, the plane tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this London to Catania journey. You can expect to travel 1216 miles (1961 km) to Catania from London on a flight with Alitalia. If you are using the Omio app to search for flights to Catania from London, you can check straight away if the Alitalia ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the airport. Once you’ve found that perfect flight, book your Alitalia plane ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between London and Catania!

    Alitalia 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your flight from London to Catania are the following:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • Passengers who no longer wish to fly as per the schedule indicated on their ticket by December 31, 2020: A refund with a voucher of equal value to the ticket purchased, valid for one year, to fly to any destination offered by Alitalia.
    • Passengers who have had their flight canceled - A voucher of equal value to the ticket purchased, valid for one year, to fly to any destination serviced by Alitalia. A refund of the price of the ticket or of the remaining value of the part of the trip which has not yet been completed.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    London to Catania Flights: An Overview

    Catania is an economic hub in Sicily, known for its active nightlife and vibrant culture. The grand architecture and cool bars attract tourists and those on business throughout the year. Flights from London to Catania offer the most convenient way to travel the 1,939 kilometers between these European cities, with flights taking around five hours 10 minutes to complete the journey. The flight route from London to Catania is operated by 10 airlines. Although direct flights from London to Catania are limited, there are about 130 indirect flights daily.

    Which airlines fly from London to Catania?

    The flight route from London Heathrow Airport to Catania Fantanarossa Airport is operated by 11 airlines. Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, All Nippon Airways, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, TAP Portugal, and Turkish Airlines offer a range of services from London to Catania. UK budget airline easyJet is the only airline to regularly fly direct services on this route.

    How long is the flight from London to Catania?

    Flights from London to Catania take an average duration of five hours 10 minutes to reach their destination. Direct flights on this route are rare, but easyJet non-stop services can complete the journey in around three hours five minutes. The fastest indirect flight from London Heathrow Airport to Catania Fantanarossa takes five hours 10 minutes, operated by Swiss Airlines with one layover at Zurich Airport. The second-fastest flight takes five hours 25 minutes to get to Catania from London with a change at Milan Malpensa airport. KLM flights with two stopovers at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport take nine hours five minutes to complete the journey from London to Catania. The longest flight between the two cities takes 26 hours and is operated by Air France and Alitalia, with layovers in Paris and Rome.

    How many flights are there from London to Catania?

    On average, there are about 130 daily flights between the two cities. Direct services operated by easyJet run twice a week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays. These flights tend to depart at around 12:00 p.m. KLM operates the most frequent flights from London to Catania. The airline has 72 indirect flights daily departing from London Heathrow Airport to Catania. Alitalia operates 29 flights daily for the journey between the two cities. Flights on this route depart from around 6:45 a.m. and continue regularly throughout the day.

    What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from London to Catania?

    Departure airport: flights on this route depart from London Heathrow Airport, the largest airport in Europe. The airport is located 27 kilometers from London city center. Travelers can access the airport using the Heathrow Express train service from London Paddington station, taking 27 minutes to complete the journey. Train stations are located at Terminal 2, Terminal 3, and Terminal 5. The airport can also be accessed using bus services from London Victoria Coach Station, with National Express services taking around 35 minutes. Airport facilities include information desks, passenger lounges, currency exchange, ATMs, duty-free shops, and restaurants. Free WiFi is available throughout the airport.

    Arrival airport: flights on this route land at Catania Fantanarossa Airport. It is located seven kilometers from Catania city center. Travelers looking to reach downtown Catania can catch the AMT Alibus service from the airport, taking around 20-30 minutes to reach the center of the city. Airport services include currency exchange, ATMs, shops, restaurants, and car rental services. Free WiFi is also available in the passenger terminals.

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    FAQs
    Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for flights between London and Catania?

    Travel between London, United Kingdom and Catania, Italy by plane is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Italy from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from London?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Catania, Italy?

    All travellers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 08/12/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight between London and Catania as this information can change.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to London, United Kingdom from Catania, Italy?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Catania to London is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Italy?

    Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Catania?

    What are the entry requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
    • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
    • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Regional advice

    Last verified on 07/12/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Catania to London flight here.

    What is the cost of cheap flights from London to Catania?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest flights between London and Catania to cost as little as £23  in the next 7 days.
    What is the average cost of a flight from London to Catania?
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a plane ticket to Catania from London is £84  one way.
    What is the distance between London and Catania by flight?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Catania from London via plane to be approximately 1216 miles (1961 km).
    How long does it take from London to Catania by plane?
    On average the flight from London to Catania duration is 3 h 15 min  for the 1216 miles (1961 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
    Which airport for the flight from London to Catania do I fly out of? Which Catania airport from London do I arrive in?

    Omio customers who book cheap flights for this trip most frequently fly from London Heathrow Airport   to Catania Fontanarossa Airport.

    Where is the departure airport in London located? Where is the arrival airport in Catania located?

    Passengers board their flight most frequently from London Heathrow Airport, which is located approximately 14.3 miles (23 km) from the city centre.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Catania Fontanarossa Airport and need to travel approximately 2.7 miles (4.3 km) from the airport to reach the city centre in Catania. You can check if there are airport shuttle services, taxi services or public transportation options available from Catania Fontanarossa Airport to get you to the city centre in Catania.

    Which airlines can get me from London to Catania?
    For the best London to Catania flight to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with easyJet, Alitalia, British Airways or Air Malta. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services between London and Catania to compare what amenities they may offer.
    How early should I buy London to Catania plane tickets to get the best deals?
    If you buy London to Catania plane tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £84. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights from London to Catania. Look out for plane tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.