Flying from Catania
Once your visit is over, flights from Catania depart from the Catania–Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) – also known as the Catania-Vincenzo Bellini Airport, named for the opera composer Vincenzo Bellini. The airport lies approximately 4.3 kilometers southwest of the city and serves as the main gateway to Sicily’s eastern coast.
Catania–Fontanarossa Airport Information
Within Catania–Fontanarossa Airport you will find several stores and restaurants, a business center, a post office and money exchange desk, facilities for the disabled, car rental desks, and information on local hotels in Catania. A bank and ATM are also available. Special services include a VIP lounge, Friendship Room, and nursing areas in the ladies’ restrooms.
Getting to the Airport in Catania
A taxi to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport can be hired through your hotel and will collect you from your hotel or at another convenient location. You can also catch an AMT Alibus to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport. The bus picks up passengers at Catania city center and the train station roughly every 20 minutes. The train to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport collects passengers at several points throughout the city. Inquire at your hotel or the train station for a complete list of stops and a timetable.
Arriving in Zürich
Book your flights to Zürich and prepare to explore a city renowned for its cultural richness and historical significance. Zürich has withstood the passage of time and made itself an icon of modernism while holding on to its ancient treasures. Visit airberlin.com to find flight deals to Zürich today.
First Time in Zürich
On your first trip to Zürich make sure to visit the Grossmünster, a medieval landmark and the cradle of the Swiss-German Reformation. Learn the fascinating legend of how Charlemagne founded the church and admire its beautiful Romanesque architecture.
Indulge in a performance at Zürich Opera House. With an annual schedule of over 300 performances, the repertoire features operas, ballets, and performances especially for children. Visitors are advised to reserve their tickets to Zürich Opera House well in advance.
Making the Most of Your Zürich Holiday
Both winter and summer are prime times to travel to Zürich. Skiing in the Swiss Alps is an ever-popular activity, while warmer weather allows for swimming in the lake. However, to find cheap hotels in Zürich, consider visiting during spring or fall. The weather is still pleasant during these months and the crowds noticeably thinner. Enjoy a comfortable, smooth flight to Zürich with airberlin.