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There are 5 ways to get from Agrigento to Taormina by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Agrigento Piazzale Rosselli to Catania, Via D'Amico Agrigento - Catania / ...
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina-Giardini Re / ...

14€ - 23€

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Bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Agrigento Piazzale Rosselli to Catania, Via D'Amico Agrigento - Catania / ...
  2. Take the bus from Catania Via Archimede to Tombe Bizantine Catania / ...

15€ - 22€

Train  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Agrigento Centrale to Caltanissetta C.Le Re
  2. Take the train from Caltanissetta C.Le to Taormina-Giardini Re

16€ - 34€

Train via Alia  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Agrigento Centrale to Roccapalumba-Alia Re
  2. Take the train from Roccapalumba-Alia to Catania Centrale Re
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina-Giardini Re / ...

19€ - 42€

Drive  •  2h 36m

  1. Drive from Agrigento to Taormina 213.1 km

26€ - 40€

Agrigento to Taormina by train

The train journey time between Agrigento and Taormina is around 13h 48m and covers a distance of around 238 km. The fastest train normally takes 13h 22m. Operated by Trenitalia, the Agrigento to Taormina train service departs from Agrigento Centrale and arrives in Taormina-Giardini. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Agrigento to Taormina train schedules

Agrigento → Taormina
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The cheapest way to get from Agrigento to Taormina is to bus and train which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 4h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Agrigento to Taormina is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Agrigento to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Agrigento Piazzale Rosselli and arriving at Tombe Bizantine via Catania Via Archimede. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Agrigento to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Agrigento Centrale and arriving at Taormina-Giardini via Caltanissetta C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 23m.

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The distance between Agrigento and Taormina is 162 km. The road distance is 213.1 km.

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The best way to get from Agrigento to Taormina without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 17m and costs 14€ - 24€.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Agrigento to Taormina, including transfers.

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Agrigento to Taormina bus services, operated by SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro, depart from Agrigento Piazzale Rosselli station.

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Agrigento to Taormina train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Agrigento Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Agrigento to Taormina is to bus which takes 4h 59m and costs 15€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 16€ - 35€ and takes 5h 23m.

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  • Distance: 162.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 17m

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

You can take a bus from Agrigento to Taormina via Catania, Via D'Amico and Catania Via Archimede in around 4h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Agrigento to Taormina via Caltanissetta C.Le in around 5h 23m.

Train operators
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 Catania Centrale to Taormina-Giardini
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 8€
Train from Agrigento Centrale to Caltanissetta C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 11€
Train from Caltanissetta C.Le to Taormina-Giardini
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
21€ - 23€
Train from Agrigento Centrale to Roccapalumba-Alia
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 11€
Train from Roccapalumba-Alia to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
21€ - 24€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Taormina-Giardini
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
Bus operators
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Agrigento Piazzale Rosselli to Catania, Via D'Amico
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Catania Via Archimede to Tombe Bizantine
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Schedules at
etnatrasporti.it

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Agrigento to Taormina bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Tombe Bizantine station.

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Agrigento to Taormina train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Taormina-Giardini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Agrigento to Taormina is 213 km. It takes approximately 2h 36m to drive from Agrigento to Taormina.

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