There are 5 ways to get from Paestum to Taormina by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car 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 8 min

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

$48 - $99

Cheapest option

Train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Agropoli Castellabate to Taormina Icn

$46 - $63

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Battipaglia to Cosenza A3
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza to Taormina

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Paestum to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina
  3. Drive from Messina to Taormina

$74 - $140

Train, fly  •  6 h 7 min

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

$49 - $193

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Paestum to Taormina once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 14 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
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
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Paestum to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Agropoli Castellabate to Taormina
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Paestum to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
Train from Catania Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Bus operators
Calanda Viaggi
Bus from Battipaglia to Cosenza A3
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Taormina
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $35
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$4
Car
$30 - $31

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Paestum and Taormina is 287 km.

The cheapest way to get from Paestum to Taormina is to train which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Paestum to Taormina is to drive and car ferry which takes 5 h 49 min and costs 60€ - 120€.

No, there is no direct train from Paestum to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Paestum and arriving at Taormina via Agropoli Castellabate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Paestum to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Paestum - Stazione FS and arriving at Taormina via Battipaglia and Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Paestum to Taormina, including transfers.