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There are 7 ways to get from Sorrento to Giarre by train, car ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the train from Sorrento to Napoli P. Garibaldi 1
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Giarre-Riposto Ic

€36 - €55

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Train, fly  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Sorrento to Napoli P. Garibaldi
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA

€29 - €116

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Train via Messina  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Sorrento to Napoli P. Garibaldi 1
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Messina Centrale Ic
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Giarre-Riposto Re / ...

€36 - €60

Train, car ferry  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the train from Sorrento to Napoli P. Garibaldi 1
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Giarre-Riposto Re / ...

€38 - €160

Bus  •  12h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Sorrento to Napoli Piazza Garibaldi Sorrento / ...
  2. Take the bus from Naples to Catania N528 / ...

€35 - €48

Car ferry, train  •  14h 37m

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

€40 - €181

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 36m

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

€69 - €138

Sorrento to Giarre by train

The train journey time between Sorrento and Giarre is around 9h 6m and covers a distance of around 544 km. The fastest train normally takes 9h 6m. Operated by Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l. and Trenitalia Intercity, the Sorrento to Giarre train service departs from Sorrento 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:
9h 6m
Fastest train time:
9h 6m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€36
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:07
Last train departs at:
12:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sorrento to Giarre train schedules

Sorrento → Giarre
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The cheapest way to get from Sorrento to Giarre is to bus which costs €35 - €50 and takes 12h 41m.

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The fastest way to get from Sorrento to Giarre is to train and fly which takes 5h 45m and costs €29 - €120.

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No, there is no direct train from Sorrento to Giarre. However, there are services departing from Sorrento and arriving at Giarre-Riposto via Napoli Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 41m.

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The distance between Sorrento and Giarre is 330 km.

The best way to get from Sorrento to Giarre without a car is to train which takes 9h 41m and costs €35 - €55.

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It takes approximately 9h 41m to get from Sorrento to Giarre, including transfers.

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Sorrento to Giarre train services, operated by Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l., depart from Sorrento station.

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The best way to get from Sorrento to Giarre is to train which takes 9h 41m and costs €35 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 12h 41m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Sorrento to Giarre.
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  • Distance: 329.9 km
  • Duration: 9h 41m

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

You can take a train from Sorrento to Giarre via Napoli P. Garibaldi and Napoli Centrale in around 9h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sorrento to Giarre via Napoli Piazza Garibaldi, Naples, Catania, and Catania Centrale in around 12h 41m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €160
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Train operators
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
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 Napoli Centrale to Giarre-Riposto
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Train from Napoli Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€26 - €40
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 Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€26 - €40
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
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 Napoli Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €80
Base Premium
€70 - €100
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 Napoli Centrale Station to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €75
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€28 - €40
Smart Low Cost
€26 - €40
Smart Flex
€50 - €75
Bus operators
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Bus from Sorrento to Napoli Piazza Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
2nd Class
€4 - €6
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sorrento to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €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
Car ferry from Salerno to Messina
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €160
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
€28 - €40
Moto
€45 - €65
Car
€120 - €160

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

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