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There are 5 ways to get from Catania to Taormina by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

$3 - $9

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania via Archimede to Taormina byzantine Tombs

$5 - $10

Rideshare  •  1 h

  1. Take the rideshare from Catania to Taormina 35 miles

$5

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Catania to Taormina 36.9 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Catania to Taormina 36.9 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Catania to Taormina is to rideshare which costs 4€ and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Taormina is to taxi which costs 80€ - 100€ and takes 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Catania via Archimede and arriving at Taormina byzantine Tombs. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Catania Centrale and arriving at Taormina. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Catania and Taormina is 44 km. The road distance is 59 km.

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The best way to get from Catania to Taormina without a car is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs 3€ - 8€.

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The train from Catania Centrale to Taormina takes 1 h 1 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Catania to Taormina bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Catania via Archimede station.

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

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The best way to get from Catania to Taormina is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs 3€ - 8€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 1 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 27.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Catania to Taormina hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Alternatively, Interbus operates a bus from Catania to Taormina hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min.

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
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Bus operators
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Catania via Archimede to Taormina byzantine Tombs
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
interbus.it
Book at
buscenter.travel
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Catania to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Catania to Taormina
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Distefano Transport Service
Phone
+39 360 968 390
Website
taxi-catania.com
Catania Taxi
Phone
+39 347 380 0517
Website
cataniataxi.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Catania to Taormina is 59 km. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Catania to Taormina.

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There are 2362+ hotels available in Taormina. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Catania and Taormina. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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