The cheapest times to fly from TPA to CTA are

  • January 1st to April 1st (except the week of March 12th)
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 TPA to CTA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1843 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $782 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Catania

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Catania (CTA) will usually cost between $807 to $1490 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $803. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1624. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $822 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1085 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to CTA flight.

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

TPA to CTA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPA to CTA flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Tampa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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 Tampa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $146 (12%) 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 $1000. Return trip prices are from the CTA to TPA 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 TPA 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 47 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 TPA to CTA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Luqa International Airport (MLA) in Malta

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from CTA
  • Usually 17.75% less expensive than CTA
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to MLA flights


Flight Hacking TPA 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 TPA to CTA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (TPA > LGW > CTA)

  • Price for both tickets: $597
  • Average savings: $488 (44.95%)

See TPA to LGW flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (TPA > JFK > CTA)

  • Price for both tickets: $816
  • Average savings: $269 (24.76%)

See TPA to JFK flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (TPA > CPH > CTA)

  • Price for both tickets: $846
  • Average savings: $239 (22.04%)

See TPA to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5450 miles or 8771 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPA to CTA flight is about 10 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampa, FL and Catania?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from TPA to CTA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TPA
Origination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5

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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