There are 3 ways to get from Cefalù to Tropea by 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

Train, car ferry  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Cefalu' to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Rosarno Reg / ...

$22 - $79

2 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Cefalu' to Rosarno Icn

$31 - $46

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Cefalù to Messina
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Tropea

$42 - $92

What companies run services between Cefalù, Italy and Tropea, Italy?

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Cefalù to Tropea once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 44 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Cefalu' to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $27
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Rosarno
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Trenitalia Intercity
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $35
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$3 - $4
Car
$30 - $31

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cefalù to Tropea?

The distance between Cefalù and Tropea is 178 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cefalù to Tropea?

The cheapest way to get from Cefalù to Tropea is to train which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cefalù to Tropea?

The quickest way to get from Cefalù to Tropea is to drive and car ferry which takes 3 h 29 min and costs 30€ - 75€.

Is there a direct train between Cefalù and Tropea?

No, there is no direct train from Cefalù to Tropea. However, there are services departing from Cefalu' and arriving at Tropea via Rosarno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Cefalù to Tropea?

It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Cefalù to Tropea, including transfers.