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There are 5 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.

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Train, car ferry  •  6 h

  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 Reg / ...

$44 - $105

Cheapest option

Train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Agropoli Castellabate to Taormina Icn

$41 - $63

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry, train  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Battipaglia to Messina
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

$71 - $107

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 9 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

$47 - $191

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paestum to Taormina is to train which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paestum to Taormina is to drive and car ferry which costs 60€ - 130€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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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 Agropoli Castellabate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 21 min.

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The distance between Paestum and Taormina is 287 km.

The best way to get from Paestum to Taormina without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 6 h and costs 35€ - 95€.

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

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Paestum to Taormina train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Agropoli Castellabate 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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Paestum 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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Map of how to get from Paestum to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 179.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Paestum to Taormina once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 14 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 Paestum to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Agropoli Castellabate to Taormina
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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 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
1 h 1 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 Messina
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.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
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

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