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There are 6 ways to get from Sorrento to Piraino by train, ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train, ferry  •  9h 35m

  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 ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima V1 / ...
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Gioiosa Marea Re

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Bus  •  12h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Sorrento to Napoli Piazza Garibaldi 563
  2. Take the bus from Naples Metropark Central Parking to Messina Main Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Messina to Brolo

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Train, bus  •  12h 36m

  1. Take the train from Sorrento to Napoli P. Garibaldi 1
  2. Take the bus from Naples to Messina
  3. Take the bus from Messina to Brolo

Drive, ferry  •  6h 36m

  1. Drive from Sorrento to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima V1 / ...
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Piraino

Train, fly to Catania  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the train from Sorrento to Napoli P. Garibaldi
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Gioiosa Marea

Train, fly to Palermo  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the train from Sorrento to Napoli P. Garibaldi
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Palermo (PMO) NAP - PMO
  3. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Capo D'orlando-Naso

Sorrento to Piraino by train and bus

6 Weekly Services
12h 36m Average Duration
€38 Cheapest Price
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Sorrento → Piraino
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The cheapest way to get from Sorrento to Piraino is to train and bus which costs €35 - €50 and takes 12h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Sorrento to Piraino is to drive and ferry which costs €80 - €120 and takes 6h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sorrento to Piraino. However, there are services departing from Sorrento and arriving at Fiumara via Naples Metropark Central Parking, Messina and Brolo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 44m.

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The distance between Sorrento and Piraino is 277 km.

The best way to get from Sorrento to Piraino without a car is to train and ferry which takes 9h 35m and costs €50 - €140.

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It takes approximately 9h 35m to get from Sorrento to Piraino, including transfers.

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

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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 Piraino bus services, operated by MagTour, arrive at Brolo station.

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

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Map of how to get from Sorrento to Piraino.
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  • Distance: 277.1 km
  • Duration: 9h 35m

What companies run services between Sorrento, Italy and Piraino, Italy?

You can take a bus from Sorrento to Piraino via Napoli Piazza Garibaldi, Naples Metropark Central Parking, Messina Main Train Station, Messina, and Brolo in around 12h 44m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €120
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €120
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€9 - €140
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€11 - €140
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€28 - €110
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €120
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €190
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 Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Palermo Centrale to Capo D'orlando-Naso
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
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
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
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 to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €75
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€28 - €40
Smart Low Cost
€26 - €40
Smart Flex
€50 - €75
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 Gioiosa Marea
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €11
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Palermo Centrale to Capo D'orlando-Naso
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €19
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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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 Naples to Messina
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sorrento to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
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
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
fb@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
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Naples Metropark Central Parking to Messina Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €35
Website
Itabus
Ferry operators
Blu Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
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
Ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
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.
For more information, please visit this page

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