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There are 6 ways to get from Brindisi to Taormina by bus, train, night bus, car ferry, ferry, 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.

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Bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Brindisi to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza, Cosenza to Taormina 582

$34 - $44

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Train, night bus, car ferry  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Taranto Reg / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Taranto to Lamezia Terme Centrale Bus
  3. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Reg / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

Train, ferry  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Taranto Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Reggio Di Calabria Centrale Ic
  3. Take the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

$62 - $104

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 23 min

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

$76 - $152

Fly from Brindisi, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Catania (CTA) BDS - CTA
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina

$70 - $484

Train to Bari, fly, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Catania (CTA) BRI - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina

$63 - $357

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brindisi to Taormina is to bus which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brindisi to Taormina is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 320€ and takes 6 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brindisi to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Brindisi and arriving at Taormina via Cosenza, Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 46 min.

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The distance between Brindisi and Taormina is 384 km.

The best way to get from Brindisi to Taormina without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 46 min and costs 29€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to get from Brindisi to Taormina, including transfers.

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Brindisi to Taormina bus services, operated by Saj, depart from Brindisi station.

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There is no direct flight from Brindisi Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Brindisi to Taormina bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Taormina station.

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easyJet, Alitalia and Ryanair offer flights from Brindisi Airport to Catania Airport.

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Map of how to get from Brindisi to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 240.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 46 min

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

You can take a bus from Brindisi to Taormina via Cosenza and Cosenza, Cosenza in around 8 h 46 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Pisa
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
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 Brindisi to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $18
Train from Messina Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Catania Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
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 Taranto to Reggio Di Calabria Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Brindisi to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
saj.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 Cosenza, Cosenza to Taormina
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Night bus from Taranto to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it

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The best way to get from Brindisi to Brindisi Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs 1€.

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