There are 4 ways to get from Messina to Taormina by train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

$3 - $9

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Messina to Taormina 33.1 miles

$5

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Messina to Taormina 33.1 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Messina to Taormina 33.1 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Messina Centrale and arriving at Taormina. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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The distance between Messina and Taormina is 45 km. The road distance is 53 km.

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The best way to get from Messina to Taormina without a car is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs .

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The train from Messina Centrale to Taormina takes 1 h 2 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Messina to Taormina train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Messina Centrale station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Messina to Taormina is 53 km. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Messina to Taormina.

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

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Messina and Taormina. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Messina to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 27.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 2 min

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Messina to Taormina hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min.

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 Messina Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Messina to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Messina to Taormina
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Taxi Messina
Phone
+39 335 586 1290
Website
taximessina.com

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