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There are 4 ways to get from Santa Tecla to Piraino by bus, train or car

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Bus via Messina

  1. Take the bus from Acireale to Messina
  2. Take the bus from Messina to Brolo

Cheapest

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Acireale to Messina Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Messina to Brolo

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Acireale to Catania
  2. Take the bus from Catania Central Bus Station to Naso Via Guglielmo Marconi

Drive

  1. Drive from Santa Tecla to Piraino
Santa Tecla → Piraino
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Tecla to Piraino is to bus via Messina which costs €14 - €17 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Tecla to Piraino is to drive which costs €22 - €35 and takes 1h 49m.

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The distance between Santa Tecla and Piraino is 64 km. The road distance is 161.3 km.

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The best way to get from Santa Tecla to Piraino without a car is to bus via Messina which takes 4h 5m and costs €14 - €17.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Santa Tecla to Piraino, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Tecla to Piraino is 161 km. It takes approximately 1h 49m to drive from Santa Tecla to Piraino.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Piraino. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 64.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Santa Tecla, Sicily, Italy and Piraino, Italy?

You can take a bus from Santa Tecla to Piraino via Acireale, Messina, and Brolo in around 4h 5m.

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 Acireale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €12
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Acireale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Acireale to Messina
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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MagTour
Phone
+39 0941.581038
Email
info@magtour.com
Website
magtour.it
Bus from Messina to Brolo
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €7
Schedules at
magtour.it
Etna Trasporti
Phone
+39 095 532716
Website
etnatrasporti.it
Bus from Catania Central Bus Station to Naso Via Guglielmo Marconi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€9
Website
Etna Trasporti

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