There are 8 ways to get from Francavilla Fontana to Taormina by night bus, train, car ferry, bus, ferry, 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.

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Night bus, train, carferry  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the night bus from Taranto to Lamezia Terme Centrale Bus
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Reg / ...
  3. Take the carferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Taranto to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza, Cosenza to Taormina 582

$33 - $45

6 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  10 h 50 min

  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 ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima Trg
  5. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

Train, carferry  •  11 h 21 min

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

$59 - $136

Bus Ias Auto Linee  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Taranto - Area Porto Mercantile to Mirto Crosia
  2. Take the bus from Mirto to Taormina

$34 - $43

Drive, carferry  •  5 h 59 min

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

$71 - $145

Fly from Brindisi, train  •  7 h 40 min

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

$73 - $489

Bus to Bari, fly, train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Taranto Centro to Bari
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Catania (CTA) BRI - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina

$60 - $351

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Francavilla Fontana to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Francavilla Fontana and arriving at Taormina via Taranto and Cosenza, Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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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 night bus and train and carferry which takes 8 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 56 min to get from Francavilla Fontana to Taormina, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Brindisi Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Francavilla Fontana to Taormina bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Taormina station.

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

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There are 2526+ hotels available in Taormina. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Francavilla Fontana to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 223.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 56 min

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

You can take a bus from Francavilla Fontana to Taormina via Taranto, Cosenza, and Cosenza, Cosenza in around 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Turin
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Venice
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
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 Lamezia Terme Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $18
Train from Messina Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Sibari to Castiglione Cosentino
Ave. Duration
47 min
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
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
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
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
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Taranto to Reggio Di Calabria Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus 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
Night bus from Taranto to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Taranto to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
saj.it
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cosenza, Cosenza to Taormina
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Romano
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Mirto to Taormina
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
Pugliairbus
Phone
+39 080 5790211
Email
info@cotrap.it
Website
aeroportidipuglia.it
Bus from Taranto Centro to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
aeroportidipuglia.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
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
Ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
orario.trenitalia.com

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