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There are 6 ways to get from Taormina to Amalfi Coast by train, 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.

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Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Messina Centrale
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Giardini Naxos Bus Station to Salerno Piazza delle Concordia

Train

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Salerno

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Messina Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Messina to Battipaglia

Drive, ferry

  1. Drive from Taormina to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Amalfi Coast

Train, fly, bus

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Naples (NAP)
  3. Take the bus from Aeroporto Internazionale di Napoli Capodichino to Cetara
Taormina → Amalfi Coast
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amalfi Coast is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amalfi Coast is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amalfi Coast is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Taormina to Amalfi Coast is to train which costs €28 - €40 and takes 9h 11m.

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The fastest way to get from Taormina to Amalfi Coast is to drive and ferry which takes 5h 52m and costs €75 - €110.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taormina to Amalfi Coast. However, there are services departing from Taormina Via Luigi Pirandello and arriving at Atrani via Giardini Naxos Bus Station and Salerno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 43m.

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The distance between Taormina and Amalfi Coast is 317 km.

The best way to get from Taormina to Amalfi Coast without a car is to train and ferry which takes 6h 54m and costs €60 - €150.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Taormina to Amalfi Coast, including transfers.

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Taormina to Amalfi Coast bus services, operated by Itabus, depart from Giardini Naxos Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Taormina to Amalfi Coast is to train which takes 9h 11m and costs €28 - €40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €7 - €45 and takes 10h 43m.

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

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Taormina to Amalfi Coast bus services, operated by Itabus, arrive at Salerno Piazza delle Concordia station.

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Map of how to get from Taormina to Amalfi Coast.
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  • Distance: 316.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 54m

What companies run services between Taormina, Italy and Amalfi Coast, Italy?

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Taormina-Giardini to Salerno once daily. Tickets cost €26 - €40 and the journey takes 6h 41m. Alternatively, Itabus operates a bus from Giardini Naxos Bus Station to Salerno Piazza delle Concordia 3 times a day. Tickets cost €4 - €29 and the journey takes 7h 5m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€12 - €200
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 Taormina-Giardini to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €8
Train from Taormina-Giardini to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €8
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 Taormina-Giardini to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€23 - €35
Train from Taormina-Giardini to Salerno
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Train from Taormina-Giardini to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €7
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 Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€29 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
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 Villa San Giovanni to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €70
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€26 - €40
Smart Low Cost
€24 - €35
Smart Flex
€50 - €70
Bus operators
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Giardini Naxos Bus Station to Salerno Piazza delle Concordia
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €29
Website
Itabus
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 Messina to Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €27
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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Pintour
Phone
+39 0818792645
Email
info@pintourbus.com
Website
shuttlebus.pintourbus.com
Bus from Aeroporto Internazionale di Napoli Capodichino to Cetara
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
shuttlebus.pintourbus.com
Ferry operators
Blu Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
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 Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
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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