There are 7 ways to get from Florence to Taormina by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus 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 from Florence, train  •  4 h 57 min

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

$60 - $185

Cheapest option

Train to Pisa, fly, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Catania (CTA) PSA - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina

$40 - $217

5 alternative options

Train to Bologna, fly, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Catania (CTA) BLQ - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina

$57 - $318

Train, car ferry  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Ic / ...

$94 - $180

Bus and ferry, train  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Florence to Messina
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Ic / ...

$81 - $113

Bus, train  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Firenze Terminal Bus to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica Baltour
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Ic / ...

$65 - $253

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 13 min

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

$151 - $247

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

There is no direct connection from Florence to Taormina. However, you can take the bus to Aeroporto 2, take the walk to Florence airport, fly to Catania, take the walk to Catania Airport, take the bus to Catania, take the walk to Catania Centrale, then take the train to Taormina. Alternatively, you can take the train to Bologna C.Le, take the walk to Bologna Centrale, take the shuttle to Bologna Airport, take the walk to Bologna airport, fly to Catania, take the walk to Catania Airport, take the bus to Catania, take the walk to Catania Centrale, then take the train to Taormina.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Bologna to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Pisa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Pisa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Florence to Messina
Ave. Duration
12 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Firenze Terminal Bus to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from FIRENZE-Autostazione Sita to MESSINA-Staz.Fs P.Repubblica
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $30
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $30

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Florence and Taormina is 741 km.

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Taormina is to train and fly which costs 30€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Florence to Taormina is to fly and train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs 50€ - 160€.

It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Florence to Taormina, including transfers.