The cheapest times to fly from IND to CTA are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • March 19th to May 13th
  • August 6th to October 14th (except the week of August 27th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from IND to CTA is mid April. Prices can be as high as $1821 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $865 for Tuesday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to Catania

Flying from Indianapolis, IN (IND) to Catania (CTA) will usually cost between $954 to $1560 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid April with an average ticket price of $991. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1561. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $570 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1259 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IND to CTA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IND to CTA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

IND to CTA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IND to CTA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Indianapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Catania, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Indianapolis. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $172 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1119. Return trip prices are from the CTA to IND flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from IND to CTA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from IND to CTA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Palermo Airport (PMO) in Palermo

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from CTA
  • Usually 4.45% less expensive than CTA
  • 1-layover flights available

See IND to PMO flights


Flight Hacking IND to CTA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from IND to CTA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Luxembourg (IND > LUX > CTA)

  • Price for both tickets: $788
  • Average savings: $471 (37.39%)

See IND to LUX flights

Hack #2: Dusseldorf (IND > DUS > CTA)

  • Price for both tickets: $791
  • Average savings: $468 (37.19%)

See IND to DUS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (IND > JFK > CTA)

  • Price for both tickets: $806
  • Average savings: $453 (35.96%)

See IND to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IND to CTA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Catania-Fontanarossa Airport to Indianapolis International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5142 miles or 8275 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IND to CTA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IND to CTA flight is about 10 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Indianapolis, IN and Catania?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from IND to CTA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code IND
Origination airport name Indianapolis International Airport
City Indianapolis, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 39.7
Longitude -86.3

Return Airport

Destination code CTA
Destination airport name Catania-Fontanarossa Airport
City Catania
Country Italy
Latitude 37.5
Longitude 15.1


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