There are 4 ways to get from Positano to Taormina by train, ferry, car 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  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Taormina Ic

$107 - $138

Cheapest option

Ferry, car ferry, train  •  13 h 2 min

  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 Rv / ...

$30 - $1,119

2 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 33 min

  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

Ferry, fly, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Capri
  2. Take the ferry from Capri to Naples
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA
  4. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina

$75 - $228

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 13 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Positano to Taormina is to ferry and fly and train which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 31 min.

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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 train which takes 7 h 1 min and costs 90€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Positano to Taormina, including transfers.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Positano to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 197.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Positano to Taormina twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 6 h 5 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 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
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
Ferry operators
Travelmar
Phone
+39089872950
Email
info@travelmar.it
Website
travelmar.it
Ferry from Positano to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
travelmar.it
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Salerno to Messina
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $1,100
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$23 - $24
Car
$1,057
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
TTT Lines
Phone
+39 081 5802744
Email
biglietteria-na@tttlines.com
Website
tttlines.com
Car ferry from Salerno to Messina
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $27
Schedules at
tttlines.com
Gescab
Phone
+00 39 081704191
Email
info@gescab.it
Website
gescab.it
Ferry from Positano to Capri
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Schedules at
gescab.it
Ferry from Capri to Naples
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Schedules at
gescab.it

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