There are 6 ways to get from Paestum to Taormina by train, car ferry, 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 6 min

  1. Take the train from Paestum 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 Rv / ...

$43 - $104

Cheapest option

Train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Agropoli Castellabate to Taormina Icn

$41 - $58

4 alternative options

Train via Sapri  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Paestum to Sapri Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Sapri to Taormina Ic

$41 - $64

Bus and ferry, bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Battipaglia to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza to Taormina

$81 - $115

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 50 min

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

$74 - $150

Train, fly  •  6 h

  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

$47 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paestum to Taormina is to train which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 7 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paestum to Taormina is to drive and car ferry which costs 65€ - 140€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Paestum and Taormina is 287 km.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Paestum to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Paestum and arriving at Taormina via Sapri. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Paestum to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 179.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from Paestum to Taormina via Sapri in around 7 h 23 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 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Sapri to Taormina
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Agropoli Castellabate to Taormina
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Paestum to Sapri
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $14
Train from Paestum to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
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
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Battipaglia to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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
$14 - $20
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 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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