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There are 4 ways to get from Lamezia Terme to Taranto by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Lamezia Terme to Paola
  2. Take the train from Paola to Sibari Fa / ...
  3. Take the train from Sibari to Taranto Ic

€24 - €91

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme to Taranto 590

€16 - €20

2 alternative options

Bus via Quattromiglia  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Nicastro to Rende - Pensilina Universita
  2. Take the bus from Bivio Rende to Taranto

€20 - €28

Drive  •  3h 15m

  1. Drive from Lamezia Terme to Taranto 270 km

€30 - €50

Lamezia Terme to Taranto by train

The train journey time between Lamezia Terme and Taranto is around 19h 26m and covers a distance of around 263 km. The fastest train normally takes 19h 17m. Services are operated by ItaloTreno, Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia and others. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
19h 26m
Fastest train time:
19h 17m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€29
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
18:56
Last train departs at:
18:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lamezia Terme to Taranto train schedules

Lamezia Terme → Taranto
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lamezia Terme to Taranto is to bus which costs €16 - €20 and takes 5h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Lamezia Terme to Taranto is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 3h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lamezia Terme to Taranto. However, there are services departing from Nicastro - Via Cristoforo Colombo and arriving at Taranto via Lamezia Terme. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lamezia Terme to Taranto. However, there are services departing from Lamezia Terme and arriving at Taranto via Paola and Sibari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 46m.

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The distance between Lamezia Terme and Taranto is 185 km. The road distance is 270 km.

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The best way to get from Lamezia Terme to Taranto without a car is to train which takes 4h 46m and costs €24 - €95.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Lamezia Terme to Taranto, including transfers.

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Lamezia Terme to Taranto bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lamezia Terme station.

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Lamezia Terme to Taranto train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Lamezia Terme station.

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The best way to get from Lamezia Terme to Taranto is to train which takes 4h 46m and costs €24 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €20 and takes 5h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Lamezia Terme to Taranto.
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  • Distance: 185.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 46m

What companies run services between Lamezia Terme, Italy and Taranto, Italy?

You can take a train from Lamezia Terme to Taranto via Paola and Sibari in around 4h 46m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lamezia Terme to Taranto twice daily. Tickets cost €15 - €18 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Train operators
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Lamezia Terme to Paola
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €35
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€13 - €19
Smart Low Cost
€11 - €16
Smart Flex
€24 - €35
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Paola to Sibari
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€10 - €14
Base Standard
€23 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €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
Train from Paola to Sibari
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Sibari to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lamezia Terme to Taranto
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Romano
Phone
0962.21709
Email
info@autolineeromano.com
Website
autolineeromano.com
Bus from Nicastro to Rende - Pensilina Universita
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7
Schedules at
autolineeromano.com
InterSaj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Bivio Rende to Taranto
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €22
Schedules at
saj.it
Book at
intersajticket.it

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Lamezia Terme to Taranto bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Taranto station.

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Lamezia Terme to Taranto train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Taranto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lamezia Terme to Taranto is 270 km. It takes approximately 3h 15m to drive from Lamezia Terme to Taranto.

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