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Organizing Your Arrival in Enna

How to get here 

The closest airport to Enna is Catania Fontanarossa. The airport is served by many commercial airlines. You can find flight information on the airport website

In case there are no direct flights to Catania from your point of departure, you may consider flying to any other major airport in Italy (Milan Malpensa, Venice, Rome FCO, Naples, etc.) and get a connecting flight from there. 

The distance between Catania Airport and Enna is approximately 70 kilometers. The best way to reach Enna from Catania airport is by bus. You can check  the local bus timetable here: The departure point you may enter is either Catania aeroporto (if you are taking the bus directly from the airport, or Catania Stazione, if you are taking the bus from the bus station terminal near Catania train station). The bus stop in Enna closest to the University is “Enna bassa”. It is a 5 minute-walking distance from the University library, and about 10 minutes from KIRO. You can purchase your bus ticket from the ticket counter outside the airport (or by the bus station), or  online (you will receive an email with a link to a digital ticket that you will have to show to the bus driver when boarding the bus). The bus ticket costs 8EU one way.

It is not advised to take trains to Enna, since the train station is far from our campus and you will need to get a taxi. 

What to do if you miss the last bus for Enna from Catania airport

In this case, take the local airport bus (Alibus) to the city of Catania (5 kilometers). The Alibus departure point is outside the Arrival terminal. The ticket costs 4EU each way and can be purchased directly on the bus (cash or ATM). The Alibus runs approximately every 25 minutes and it takes about 20 minutes to reach Catania’s train station. The bus makes several stops on the way. Check the map to see which stop would be closest to your hotel.

Alternatively, you can take a taxi to the city center that would cost you around 20/25 Euros.

Useful tourist information is available at the airport at Infopoint (open from 9:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. in winter and 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. in summer).

It is possible to find a hotel in Catania near to the central station (bus station) or in the historical center.  

What to do when you arrive

As soon as you arrive in Enna, you must proceed to the KIRO office, which is situated in the Engineering building, next to the University gym.