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My understanding of bus hubs in Catania, for validation

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My understanding of bus hubs in Catania, for validation

Hello,

based on my research and various checks also with Google Maps and Street View, I have reached the following understanding of the bus hubs for the various bus companies operating in Catania, in the Central Railway Station area:

-) AMT (urban transport of Catania, including Alibus for the airport): these depart in the square immediately in front of the Railway station building

-)AST: these seem to depart from the middle of the circular area, just in the middle of Piazza Papa Giovanni XXIII (same square as the Railway Station, but a little bit farther from the building than the AMT buses)

-)SAIS Trasporti: this seem to depart from the smaller parking lot in front of the ticket offices in via D'Amico (surrounded by via D'amico, viale Africa, via Archimede and viale della Libertà), a little bit further North of the station

-)SAIS Autolinee, Interbus and Etna Trasporti: these seem to depart from a larger parking lot or bus station, slighltly to the West of the station (surrounded by via Archimede, viale della Libertà, corso Martiri della Libertà and via Enrico de Nicola).

Is my understanding correct? Can any of the local experts validate?

Even though these are all quite close together, it's important to know where to go, especially if someone is a bit tight with time for an early departure :)

Thanks

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1. Re: My understanding of bus hubs in Catania, for validation

Hi DottIng,

Yes, you are correct as basically all but AMT depart from via Archimede, and AST departs from the train station.

The Comune di Catania does an excellent job with this information.

comune.ct.it/la-citta/…

https://goo.gl/CgOzYx

Vagabonda

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2. Re: My understanding of bus hubs in Catania, for validation

Thanks Vagabonda!

I wish I had seen that informative page by the Comune di Catania way earlier!!

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3. Re: My understanding of bus hubs in Catania, for validation

Yes DottIng, the Comune di Catania has done an excellent job of compiling the transport information.

Are you fully sorted?

If not, I would be happy to assist.

Vagabonda

Edited: 27 October 2015, 06:13
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4. Re: My understanding of bus hubs in Catania, for validation

Yep, I think I'm mostly sorted, for the moment.

I just can't wait for my holiday to begin! :)

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5. Re: My understanding of bus hubs in Catania, for validation

Well that's wonderful DottIng!

Anticipation is good, but may the time pass quickly for you! :-)

Buon viaggio!

Vagabonda

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