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There are 8 ways to get from Samos to Giardini-Naxos by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry or bus

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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Fly from Samos, train  •  8h 42m

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

40€ - 222€

7 alternative options

Car ferry to Chios, fly, train  •  11h 48m

  1. Take the car ferry from Vathy to Chios
  2. Fly from Chios (JKH) to Catania (CTA) JKH - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina

77€ - 289€

Car ferry to Kos, fly, train  •  14h 11m

  1. Take the car ferry from Vathy, Samos to Kos
  2. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Catania (CTA) KGS - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina

74€ - 347€

Car ferry, bus and ferry, train, bus  •  45h 1m

  1. Take the car ferry from Vathy to Kavala
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kavala to Ancona
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Bari Centrale Fb / ...
  4. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Taranto Reg / ...
  5. Take the bus from Taranto via Porto Mercantile to Giardini-Naxos

314€ - 453€

Car ferry, bus and ferry, train  •  46h

  1. Take the car ferry from Vathy to Kavala
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kavala to Ancona
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Roma Termini Rv / ...
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Taormina Ic / ...

314€ - 450€

Car ferry, bus and ferry, bus  •  46h 37m

  1. Take the car ferry from Vathy to Kavala
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kavala to Ancona
  3. Take the bus from Ancona, Ancona to Messina
  4. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Giardini-Naxos

281€ - 516€

Car ferry, bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the car ferry from Vathy to Piraeus
  2. Take the bus from Peiraias to Katerini
  3. Take the bus from Katerini to Durrës
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Durres Zob to Brindisi
  5. Take the bus from Brindisi to Giardini-Naxos

232€ - 310€

Car ferry, bus, train  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the car ferry from Vathy to Kavala
  2. Take the bus from Kavala to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Napoli
  4. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Taormina Ic / ...

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The cheapest way to get from Samos to Giardini-Naxos is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 230€ and takes 8h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Samos to Giardini-Naxos is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 230€ and takes 8h 42m.

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The distance between Samos and Giardini-Naxos is 1028 km.

The best way to get from Samos to Giardini-Naxos without a car is to car ferry and bus and ferry and train and bus which takes 45h 1m and costs 310€ - 460€.

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It takes approximately 8h 42m to get from Samos to Giardini-Naxos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Samos Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h and has one stopover.

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Giardini-Naxos is 1h behind Samos. It is currently 2:48 PM in Samos and 1:48 PM in Giardini-Naxos.

Olympic Air, Ryanair, Eurowings and five other airlines offer flights from Samos Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 2848+ hotels available in Giardini-Naxos. Prices start at 46€ per night.

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The best way to get from Samos to Samos Airport is to bus which takes 25m and costs .

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Map of how to get from Samos to Giardini-Naxos.
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  • Distance: 642.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 42m

What companies run services between Samos, Greece and Giardini-Naxos, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Samos to Giardini-Naxos. However, you can take the bus to Samos Airport, take the walk to Samos airport, fly to Catania, take the walk to Catania Airport, take the bus to Catania via Archimede, take the walk to Catania Centrale, then take the train to Giardini-Naxos. Alternatively, you can take the car ferry to Chíos, take the taxi to Chios airport, fly to Catania, take the walk to Catania Airport, take the bus to Catania via Archimede, take the walk to Catania Centrale, then take the train to Giardini-Naxos.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Samos to Catania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Flights from Chios to Catania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Flights from Chios to Catania via Athens, Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Flights from Kos to Catania via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Flights from Kos to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 700€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Samos to Catania via Verona
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 700€
Flights from Chios to Catania via Athens, Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
Flights from Chios to Catania via Athens, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 900€
Flights from Kos to Catania via Verona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
240€ - 850€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Samos to Catania via Venice
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Samos to Catania via Verona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 700€
Flights from Chios to Catania via Athens, Verona
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Kos to Catania via Venice
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Chios to Catania via Athens, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Kos to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Samos to Catania via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
120€ - 750€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Samos to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Kos to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Train operators
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 Catania Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
6€ - 8€
Train from Bari Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
13€ - 16€
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
30€ - 40€
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 Catania Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Taormina
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 80€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
trenitalia.com
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 Ancona to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Kavala to Ancona
Ave. Duration
14h 42m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Taranto via Porto Mercantile to Giardini-Naxos
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 35€
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Giardini-Naxos
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Brindisi to Giardini-Naxos
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
34€ - 39€
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
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 Ancona, Ancona to Messina
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli to MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Baltour
SAIS Autolinee
KTEL Pierias S.A.
Phone
23510 46720
Website
ktelpierias.gr
Bus from Peiraias to Katerini
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
34€
Schedules at
ktelpierias.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Katerini to Durrës
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Durres Zob to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Kavala to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Napoli
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
210€ - 270€
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Vathy to Chios
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Economy
22€ - 30€
Business
28€
Car ferry from Vathy to Kavala
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Economy
100€ - 140€
Business
138€
Car ferry from Vathy to Piraeus
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 95€
Website
Hellenic Seaways
Economy
60€ - 95€
Business
91€
4 bed inside cabin
85€
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Vathy, Samos to Kos
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
28€ - 85€
Website
Blue Star Ferries
CABIN A2 outside
60€ - 85€
CABIN A3 outside
50€ - 60€
CABIN A4 outside
50€ - 60€
Economy
28€ - 32€

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