• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 7 ways to get from Francavilla Fontana to Taormina by train, car ferry, ferry, bus, bus and 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.

Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the train from Taranto to Sibari Ic
  2. Take the train from Sibari to Castiglione Cosentino Reg
  3. Take the train from Castiglione Cosentino 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 / ...

$44 - $128

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  12h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Taranto to Rossano 587
  2. Take the bus from Rossano to Messina 582
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

$30 - $58

5 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  11h 22m

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

$59 - $96

Bus, bus and ferry  •  11h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Taranto to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cosenza to Catania - via Liberta'
  3. Take the bus from Catania via Archimede to Taormina byzantine Tombs

$63 - $125

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 59m

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

$71 - $145

Fly from Brindisi, train  •  7h 32m

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

$73 - $492

Train to Bari, fly, train  •  7h 23m

  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

$66 - $365

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Francavilla Fontana to Taormina is to bus and train which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 12h 2m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Francavilla Fontana to Taormina is to drive and car ferry which costs 60€ - 130€ and takes 5h 59m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Francavilla Fontana to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Francavilla Fontana and arriving at Taormina byzantine Tombs via Taranto, Cosenza and Catania via Archimede. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 22m.

More details

The distance between Francavilla Fontana and Taormina is 358 km.

The best way to get from Francavilla Fontana to Taormina without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 10h 26m and costs 35€ - 120€.

More details

It takes approximately 10h 26m to get from Francavilla Fontana to Taormina, including transfers.

More details

Francavilla Fontana to Taormina bus services, operated by Saj, depart from Taranto station.

More details

There is no direct flight from Brindisi Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

Search flights

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

More details

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

Search flights

Map of how to get from Francavilla Fontana to Taormina.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 223.6 miles
  • Duration: 10h 26m

What companies run services between Francavilla Fontana, Italy and Taormina, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Francavilla Fontana to Taormina. However, you can take the train to Taranto, take the train to Sibari, take the train to Castiglione Cosentino, take the train to Villa S.Giovanni, take the walk to Villa San Giovanni, take the car ferry to Messina Marittima, take the walk to Messina Centrale, then take the train to Taormina. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Francavilla Fontana to Taormina via Taranto, Taranto, Reggio Di Calabria Centrale, Reggio di Calabria - Piazza Garibaldi, Reggio di Calabria - Ponte Libertà, Reggio Calabria, Messina Marittima, and Messina Centrale in around 11h 22m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Pisa
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Train operators
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 Sibari
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Taranto to Reggio Di Calabria Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Sibari to Castiglione Cosentino
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Castiglione Cosentino to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Train from Messina Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Catania Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Taranto to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
saj.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Catania - via Liberta'
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $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
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
interbus.it
Book at
buscenter.travel
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Taranto to Rossano
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rossano to Messina
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
30m
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
30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 2359+ hotels available in Taormina. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

More details