There are 5 ways to get from Naples to Taormina by train, 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  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Taormina Ic

$50 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark to VILLA SAN GIOVANNI - Staz. FS Baltour
  2. Take the bus from Villa San Giovanni, Villa San Giovanni to Taormina 582

$30 - $43

3 alternative options

Ferry, taxi  •  7 h 36 min

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

$162 - $214

Bus and ferry, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Napoli to Messina
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Rv / ...

$72 - $103

Fly, train  •  4 h

  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 which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Taormina is to fly and train which costs 30€ - 150€ and takes 4 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naples to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark and arriving at Taormina via Villa San Giovanni, Villa San Giovanni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 34 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 which takes 6 h 44 min and costs 45€ - 60€.

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The train from Napoli Centrale to Taormina takes 6 h 44 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Naples to Taormina bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark station.

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

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The best way to get from Naples to Taormina is to train which takes 6 h 44 min and costs 45€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 34 min.

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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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Naples to Taormina via VILLA SAN GIOVANNI - Staz. FS and Villa San Giovanni, Villa San Giovanni in around 8 h 34 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 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
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $10
Train from Catania Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark to VILLA SAN GIOVANNI - Staz. FS
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
http://www.baltour.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Villa San Giovanni, Villa San Giovanni to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Napoli to Messina
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Ferry from Naples 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 - $90
Taxi Messina
Phone
+39 335 586 1290
Website
taximessina.com

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