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There are 10 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.

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Fly from Florence, train  •  4 h 40 min

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

$60 - $185

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Train to Pisa, fly, train  •  5 h 36 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 - $216

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Train to Bologna, fly, train  •  5 h 44 min

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

$63 - $318

Train to Verona, fly, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Campo Marte to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Catania (CTA) VRN - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina

$84 - $290

Train, car ferry  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Napoli Afragola Station Fr
  2. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni Fa
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

$94 - $208

Train via Napoli Centrale  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Taormina Ic

$79 - $134

Bus and ferry, bus  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Florence to Catania
  2. Take the bus from Catania via Archimede to Taormina byzantine Tombs

$73 - $102

Train  •  15 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Taormina Icn

$106 - $143

Bus, train  •  15 h 53 min

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

$167 - $238

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 14 min

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

$152 - $262

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Taormina is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Taormina is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Taormina byzantine Tombs via Catania via Archimede. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Taormina via Napoli Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 36 min.

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The distance between Florence and Taormina is 741 km.

The best way to get from Florence to Taormina without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 9 h 41 min and costs 80€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Florence to Taormina, including transfers.

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Florence to Taormina bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Florence station.

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Florence to Taormina train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 463.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

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

You can take a train from Florence to Taormina via Napoli Centrale in around 10 h 36 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Pisa to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
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 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Verona to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Pisa to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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
Frequency
Hourly
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
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Messina Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Napoli Afragola Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Firenze Campo Marte to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Napoli Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
13 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Florence to Catania
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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
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
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
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
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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

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

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Vueling Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Florence Airport to Catania Airport.

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Book your Florence to Taormina train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 2327+ hotels available in Taormina. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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