There are 6 ways to get from Pompei 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.

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Train, car ferry  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Villa S.Giovanni Fa / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Rv / ...

$53 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Pompei to Sibari 585
  2. Take the bus from Sibari to Taormina 582

$34 - $60

4 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Taormina Ic

$48 - $71

Bus and ferry, train  •  10 h 9 min

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

$72 - $109

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 3 min

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

$79 - $157

Fly, train  •  4 h 10 min

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

$51 - $185

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The cheapest way to get from Pompei to Taormina is to bus which costs 29€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pompei to Taormina is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 160€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pompei to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Pompei and arriving at Taormina via Sibari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pompei to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Pompei and arriving at Taormina via Salerno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Pompei and Taormina is 329 km.

The best way to get from Pompei to Taormina without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 7 h 30 min and costs 40€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Pompei to Taormina, including transfers.

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Pompei to Taormina bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Pompei station.

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Pompei to Taormina train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Salerno station.

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The best way to get from Pompei to Taormina is to train which takes 7 h 50 min and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Pompei to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 205.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 30 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Pompei to Taormina twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pompei to Taormina via Sibari in around 9 h 29 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 Frecce

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 Salerno to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $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
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 Salerno to Taormina
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Pompei to Sibari
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sibari to Taormina
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Salerno to Messina
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 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
$29 - $45

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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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Pompei to Taormina bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Taormina station.

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Pompei 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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Book your Pompei to Taormina bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 2589+ hotels available in Taormina. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pompei to Naples Airport is to shuttle which takes 25 min and costs 10€.

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