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There are 6 ways to get from Salerno to Taormina by train, car ferry, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Villa S.Giovanni Fa / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

$51 - $118

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Salerno, Salerno to Catania, Catania 1590
  2. Take the bus from Catania via Archimede to Taormina byzantine Tombs

$36 - $61

4 alternative options

Train  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Taormina Ic / ...

$45 - $65

Bus, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Salerno - Via Vinciprova to Messina - Piazza Repubblica
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

$80 - $117

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 41m

  1. Drive from Salerno to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Taormina

$74 - $150

Train, fly  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina

$44 - $196

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The cheapest way to get from Salerno to Taormina is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Salerno to Taormina is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 5h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salerno to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Salerno, Salerno and arriving at Taormina byzantine Tombs via Catania via Archimede. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salerno and arriving at Taormina. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 59m.

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The distance between Salerno and Taormina is 317 km.

The best way to get from Salerno to Taormina without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 5h 34m and costs 40€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from Salerno to Taormina, including transfers.

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Salerno to Taormina bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Salerno, Salerno station.

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Salerno to Taormina train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Salerno station.

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The best way to get from Salerno to Taormina is to train which takes 5h 59m and costs 40€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Salerno to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 198 miles
  • Duration: 5h 34m

What companies run services between Salerno, Italy and Taormina, Italy?

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Salerno to Taormina 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 5h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salerno to Taormina via Catania, Catania and Catania via Archimede in around 9h 14m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Salerno to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Catania Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Salerno to Taormina
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Salerno - Via Vinciprova to Messina - Piazza Repubblica
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salerno, Salerno to Catania, Catania
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Catania via Archimede to Taormina byzantine Tombs
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
interbus.it
Book at
buscenter.travel
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Salerno to Taormina bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Taormina byzantine Tombs station.

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Salerno to Taormina train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Taormina station.

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Neos, Volotea and easyJet offer flights from Naples Airport to Catania Airport.

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