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There are 6 ways to get from Naples to Taormina by train, car ferry, ferry, taxi, bus, bus and ferry 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  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

$52 - $115

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Napoli, Corso Lucci to Messina - Piazza Repubblica 1590 / ...
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

$31 - $130

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Taormina Ic

$50 - $70

Ferry, taxi  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the ferry from Napoli Mergellina to Stromboli
  2. Take the ferry from Stromboli to Messina Marittima
  3. Take a taxi from Messina Marittima to Taormina

$146 - $212

Bus and ferry, bus  •  10 h 2 min

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

$73 - $101

Fly, train  •  4 h 13 min

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

$40 - $175

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The cheapest way to get from Naples to Taormina is to bus and train which costs 27€ - 120€ and takes 9 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Taormina is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naples to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Napoli and arriving at Taormina byzantine Tombs via Catania via Archimede. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Taormina. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 44 min.

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The distance between Naples and Taormina is 345 km.

The best way to get from Naples to Taormina without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 6 h 44 min and costs 45€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Naples to Taormina, including transfers.

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Naples to Taormina bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Napoli station.

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Naples to Taormina train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Napoli Centrale station.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 215.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Naples to Taormina twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 6 h 44 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
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 Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
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 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 Catania Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Napoli, Corso Lucci to Messina - Piazza Repubblica
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
saisautolinee.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 Naples, Naples to Messina
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark to MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Napoli to Catania - via Liberta'
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $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
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
interbus.it
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buscenter.travel
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
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Ferry from Napoli Mergellina to Stromboli
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Other operators
Taxi from Messina Marittima to Taormina
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Taxi Messina
Phone
+39 335 586 1290
Website
taximessina.com

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

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

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Volotea and easyJet offer flights from Naples Airport to Catania Airport.

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Book your Naples to Taormina train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 2348+ hotels available in Taormina. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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