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There are 9 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina by plane, train, bus, ferry, night train, car ferry or car

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

Fly to Catania, train  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Catania (CTA) BER - CTA
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina-Giardini

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Fly to Comiso, bus, train  •  8h 54m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Comiso (CIY) BER - CIY
  2. Take the bus from Comiso to Catania, Via D'Amico
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina-Giardini

Fly to Reggio Calabria, ferry, train  •  11h 18m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Reggio Calabria (REG) BER - REG
  2. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina-Giardini

Train  •  33h 1m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Zuerich Hb Ice
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Parma Ec
  4. Take the train from Parma to Latina Ic
  5. Take the train from Latina to Taormina-Giardini Ic

Train, night train  •  33h 16m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini Nj
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Taormina-Giardini Ic

Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  33h 16m

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt 12 / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ice
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Parma Ec
  4. Take the train from Parma to Latina Ic
  5. Take the train from Latina to Taormina-Giardini Ic

Bus, car ferry, train  •  41h

  1. Take the bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Trieste
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina-Giardini Re / ...

Bus  •  41h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław to Catania
  3. Take the bus from Catania via Archimede to Taormina - Via Luigi Pirandello

Drive, ferry  •  20h 35m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima V14 / ...
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Taormina

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Taormina is around 2 days 8h and covers a distance of around 2553 km. This includes an average layover time of around 27h 47m. The fastest train normally takes 2 days 8h. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Bahn DE, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina train service departs from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Taormina-Giardini. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
28h 27m
Layover time:
27h 47m
Total time:
2 days 8h

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2 days 8h
Train distance:
2553 km
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€337
Carbon emissions:
134 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:41
Last train departs at:
12:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The most affordable way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina is to fly and train, which costs €30 - €170 and takes 5h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina is to fly and train which costs €30 - €170 and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Taormina - Via Luigi Pirandello via Wrocław and Catania via Archimede. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Taormina-Giardini via Berlin Hbf, Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe, Zürich HB, Parma and Latina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 1m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Taormina is 1620 km.

The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina without a car is to train which takes 33h 1m and costs €330 - €600.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, depart from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina is to train which takes 33h 1m and costs €330 - €600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 41h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 1619.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 1m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Taormina, Italy?

You can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina via Berlin Hbf, Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe, Zürich HB, Parma, and Latina in around 33h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Taormina via Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy, Wrocław, Catania, and Catania via Archimede in around 41h 45m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Reggio Calabria via Dusseldorf, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Reggio Calabria via Paris CDG, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Reggio Calabria via Vienna, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Reggio Calabria via Stuttgart, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Reggio Calabria via Lyon, Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Reggio Calabria via Amsterdam Schiphol, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Reggio Calabria via Zurich, Rome
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Reggio Calabria via Munich, Rome
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Reggio Calabria via Frankfurt, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Reggio Calabria via Frankfurt, Rome
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €750
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Reggio Calabria via Cologne Bonn, Rome
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Reggio Calabria via Brussels, Rome
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Reggio Calabria via Paris CDG, Rome
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €280
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€28 - €280
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Comiso via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Comiso via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€26 - €160
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Comiso via Bologna, Bari
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€27 - €160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Catania
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €400
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Catania via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Catania via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€130 - €490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Catania via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €350
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 Messina Centrale to Taormina-Giardini
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €8
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Train from Messina Centrale to Taormina-Giardini
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Train from Parma to Latina
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Train from Latina to Taormina-Giardini
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €50
Train from Roma Termini to Taormina-Giardini
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€150 - €220
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S Südkreuz Bhf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Parma
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €190
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Frankfurt to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Comiso to Catania, Via D'Amico
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Trieste
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Trieste
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Wrocław to Catania
Ave. Duration
35h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Catania via Archimede to Taormina - Via Luigi Pirandello
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Schedules at
interbus.it
Ferry operators
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
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
Ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €40
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
€2 - €7
Moto
€16 - €22
Car
€30 - €40

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