There are 4 ways to get from Giardini-Naxos to Mount Etna by train, bus, taxi 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, bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Catania Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Catania to Etna

71€ - 87€

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  1h 40m

  1. Take a taxi from Giardini-Naxos to Mount Etna 53.9 km

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2 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Taormina, Giardini Naxos to Catania, Catania 582
  2. Take the bus from Catania to Etna

73€ - 75€

Drive  •  1h 40m

  1. Drive from Giardini-Naxos to Mount Etna 53.9 km

7€ - 11€

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The cheapest way to get from Giardini-Naxos to Mount Etna is to taxi which costs and takes 1h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Giardini-Naxos to Mount Etna is to taxi which costs and takes 1h 40m.

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The distance between Giardini-Naxos and Mount Etna is 26 km. The road distance is 53.9 km.

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The best way to get from Giardini-Naxos to Mount Etna without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 30m and costs 70€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m to get from Giardini-Naxos to Mount Etna, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Giardini-Naxos to Mount Etna is 54 km. It takes approximately 1h 40m to drive from Giardini-Naxos to Mount Etna.

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There are 1865+ hotels available in Mount Etna. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Giardini-Naxos to Mount Etna.
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  • Distance: 26.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 30m

What companies run services between Giardini-Naxos, Italy and Mount Etna, Italy?

You can take a bus from Giardini-Naxos to Mount Etna via Catania, Catania, Catania, Etna, Etna - Rifugio Sapienza, Etna - Piccolo Rifugio, and Etna - Piccolo Rifugio in around 5h 40m.

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 Taormina-Giardini to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 8€
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 Taormina-Giardini to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
6€ - 8€
Base 2nd Class
10€ - 12€
Base 1st Class
17€ - 20€
Bus operators
Azienda Siciliana Trasporti
Phone
090.9796533
Email
ast@postacert.astsicilia.it
Website
aziendasicilianatrasporti.it
Bus from Catania to Etna
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 5€
Schedules at
aziendasicilianatrasporti.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Taormina, Giardini Naxos to Catania, Catania
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Giardini-Naxos to Mount Etna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Estimated price
0€

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