Travel within Italy is: Partially open. See details.

There are 7 ways to get from Salerno to Giarre by train, car ferry, bus, 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  •  6h 14m

  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 Giarre-Riposto Re / ...

30€ - 140€

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Salerno - Piazza Montpellier to MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica Baltour
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Giarre-Riposto Re / ...

23€ - 35€

5 alternative options

Train  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Giarre-Riposto Ic

27€ - 40€

Train via Messina  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Messina Centrale Ic
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Giarre-Riposto Re / ...

28€ - 43€

Bus  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Salerno to Catania N528 / ...

29€ - 38€

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 47m

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

63€ - 130€

Train, fly  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Giarre-Riposto

25€ - 151€

Salerno to Giarre by trains

The train journey time between Salerno and Giarre is around 6h 49m and covers a distance of around 451 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 49m. Operated by Trenitalia Intercity, the Salerno to Giarre train service departs from Salerno and arrives in Giarre-Riposto. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 49m
Fastest train time:
6h 49m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
27€
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
14:24
Last train departs at:
14:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Salerno to Giarre train schedules

Salerno → Giarre
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Travel within Italy

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Regional restriction measures in place
Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
Nationwide control measures in place

COVID-19 help in Italy

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1500

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Italy.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Giarre is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Giarre is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Giarre is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salerno to Giarre is to bus and train which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 8h 7m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Salerno to Giarre is to train and fly which costs 25€ - 160€ and takes 5h 32m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salerno and arriving at Giarre-Riposto. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 49m.

More details

The distance between Salerno and Giarre is 330 km.

The best way to get from Salerno to Giarre without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 6h 14m and costs 29€ - 140€.

More details

It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Salerno to Giarre, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Salerno to Giarre is to train which takes 6h 49m and costs 27€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 9h 9m.

Mode details

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

Search flights

Salerno to Giarre train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Giarre-Riposto station.

More details

Map of how to get from Salerno to Giarre.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 329.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 14m

What companies run services between Salerno, Italy and Giarre, Sicily, Italy?

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Salerno to Giarre-Riposto once daily. Tickets cost 27€ - 40€ and the journey takes 6h 49m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Salerno to Catania once daily. Tickets cost 27€ - 35€ and the journey takes 8h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 220€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 140€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
22€ - 170€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Salerno to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
29€ - 40€
Base Standard
50€ - 70€
Base Premium
60€ - 90€
Train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
8€ - 12€
Base Standard
21€ - 28€
Base Premium
27€ - 40€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Salerno to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Messina Centrale to Giarre-Riposto
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
Train from Salerno to Giarre-Riposto
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Train from Salerno to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
Train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
Train from Catania Centrale to Giarre-Riposto
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Salerno to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 70€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
26€ - 40€
Smart Low Cost
24€ - 35€
Smart Flex
50€ - 70€
Train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 35€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
13€ - 18€
Smart Low Cost
10€ - 15€
Smart Flex
23€ - 35€
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 Giarre-Riposto
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 10€
Train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 9€
Train from Catania Centrale to Giarre-Riposto
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 6€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
4€ - 6€
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Salerno - Piazza Montpellier to MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 25€
Website
Baltour
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salerno to Catania
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 40€
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
2€ - 7€
Moto
16€ - 22€
Car
30€ - 40€

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

Search flights

Book your Salerno to Giarre train tickets online with Omio.

Search and book

There are 700+ hotels available in Giarre. Prices start at 75€ per night.

More details