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There are 6 ways to get from Naples to Taormina Al Bacio by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  7h 52m

  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-Giardini Re / ...

31€ - 145€

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Naples, Naples to Messina N528 / ...
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina-Giardini Re / ...

24€ - 38€

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Train  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Taormina-Giardini Ic

29€ - 45€

Bus and ferry, bus  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Napoli to Catania
  2. Take the bus from Catania Via Archimede to Tombe Bizantine Catania / ...

33€ - 48€

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 15m

  1. Drive from Naples to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Taormina Al Bacio

68€ - 135€

Fly, train  •  5h 29m

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

25€ - 138€

Naples → Taormina Al Bacio
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The cheapest way to get from Naples to Taormina Al Bacio is to bus and train which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 10h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Taormina Al Bacio is to fly and train which costs 25€ - 140€ and takes 5h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naples to Taormina Al Bacio. However, there are services departing from Napoli and arriving at Tombe Bizantine via Catania Via Archimede. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Taormina-Giardini. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 11m.

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The distance between Naples and Taormina Al Bacio is 345 km.

The best way to get from Naples to Taormina Al Bacio without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 7h 52m and costs 30€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 7h 52m to get from Naples to Taormina Al Bacio, including transfers.

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

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Naples to Taormina Al Bacio 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 1h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Taormina Al Bacio.
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  • Distance: 344.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 52m

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Napoli Centrale to Taormina-Giardini once daily. Tickets cost 29€ - 45€ and the journey takes 7h 11m.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
23€ - 180€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Train operators
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 Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
26€ - 40€
Train from Messina Centrale to Taormina-Giardini
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Taormina-Giardini
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
29€ - 45€
Train from Catania Centrale to Taormina-Giardini
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
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 Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 100€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 80€
Base Premium
70€ - 100€
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-Giardini
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 8€
Train from Catania Centrale to Taormina-Giardini
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 8€
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 Naples, Naples to Messina
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark to MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Baltour
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Napoli to Catania
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 45€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Catania Via Archimede to Tombe Bizantine
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Schedules at
etnatrasporti.it
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
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 40€
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
2€ - 7€
Moto
16€ - 22€
Car
30€ - 40€

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Naples to Taormina Al Bacio bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Tombe Bizantine station.

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Naples to Taormina Al Bacio train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Taormina-Giardini station.

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

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There are 1555+ hotels available in Taormina Al Bacio. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs 1€ - 5€.

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