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There are 7 ways to get from Positano to Taormina by ferry, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus, car, subway or plane

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Recommended option

Ferry, train, car ferry  •  8h 10m

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

$67 - $142

Cheapest option

Ferry, car ferry, train  •  12h 57m

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Salerno
  2. Take the car ferry from Salerno to Messina
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

$29 - $1,118

5 alternative options

Train  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Taormina Ic

$89 - $117

Bus and ferry, bus  •  13h 5m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Salerno to Catania - via Liberta'
  2. Take the bus from Catania via Archimede to Taormina byzantine Tombs

$62 - $112

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 33m

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

$82 - $162

Subway to Naples, fly, train  •  6h 53m

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

$46 - $182

Line 5070 bus, subway, train to Rome, fly, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the line 5070 bus from Positano Sponda to Meta
  2. Take the subway from Meta to Napoli Garibaldi
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
  4. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Catania (CTA) FCO - CTA
  5. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina

$59 - $212

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Positano to Taormina is to ferry and car ferry and train which costs 25€ - 1000€ and takes 12h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Positano to Taormina is to drive and car ferry which costs 70€ - 150€ and takes 6h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Positano to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Positano Sponda and arriving at Taormina byzantine Tombs via Amalfi, Salerno and Catania via Archimede. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 5m.

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The distance between Positano and Taormina is 316 km.

The best way to get from Positano to Taormina without a car is to ferry and train and car ferry which takes 8h 10m and costs 55€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 8h 10m to get from Positano to Taormina, including transfers.

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Positano to Taormina bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Salerno station.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Positano to Taormina bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Taormina byzantine Tombs station.

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

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Map of how to get from Positano to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 197.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 10m

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Positano to Taormina twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 6h 44m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
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
3h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Catania Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$28 - $34
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 Napoli Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Meta to Napoli Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
EAV
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Salerno to Catania - via Liberta'
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Catania via Archimede to Taormina byzantine Tombs
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
interbus.it
Book at
buscenter.travel
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
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Car ferry from Salerno to Messina
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $1,100
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$23
Car
$1,042
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it
Travelmar
Phone
+39089872950
Email
info@travelmar.it
Website
travelmar.it
Ferry from Positano to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
travelmar.it

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