Catania Airport Information
Catania Airport has several modes of transportation. Besides the public bus or the car rental services offered by a number of companies found at the airport, a traveler can decide to use a Catania Airport taxi. Even if this mode of transportation is more expensive than the bus service, taxis have become quite popular especially with travelers carrying a lot of luggage. A taxi ride to the nearby Catania City takes approximately 15 minutes and a traveler will pay approximately 20 Euros. The taxi ranks are located just outside the arrivals area of the airport.
The Catania Airport taxi service is provided with the help of a radio call and all the traveler has to do is make a call and the taxi will come and pick him/her up. Even if these taxis offer a reliable service it is advisable for the travelers to ensure that they just pay a reasonable price. Legitimate taxis are normally colored white or yellow, they display the sign ‘Taxi’ on their roofs, and they also have identifying numbers on their sides.
A legitimate Catania Airport taxi should also have a meter which should keep running during a trip. This meter is usually what determines how much fare a traveler will pay. Even with the meter, a traveler should be aware that the charges of a taxi ride are not just limited to the distance. A taxi charges an extra 0.77 Euros for each item of luggage loaded and if you are travelling at night or on Sundays and public holidays you will pay an extra 2.07 Euros and 1.03 Euros respectively. An airport fee of 4.13 Euros is also added to the taxi fare.
In conclusion, a Catania Airport taxi provides a convenient and reliable mode of transportation. Many passengers reckon that these taxis are respectable and reasonably priced.
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Catania Airport Contact
Catania interational Airport, Sicily Island, 95121, ITALY
Tel: +39 0957 239 111 Fax: +39 0957 239 121
Catania Airport Codes
IATA airport code: CTA
ICAO airport code: LICC
Taxi Services at Catania Airport / Catania Airport Taxi