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There are 6 ways to get from Taormina to Amalfi Coast by train, ferry, bus, car, car ferry or plane

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Train, ferry  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Messina Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni M13 / ...
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno Fa / ...

66€ - 147€

Cheapest option

Train  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Salerno Ic

29€ - 40€

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11h 21m

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Messina Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Messina Piazza della Republica to Salerno

29€ - 61€

Bus  •  12h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Tombe Bizantine to Catania Via Archimede Catania / ...
  2. Take the bus from Catania to Salerno N528 / ...

33€ - 44€

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 3m

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

63€ - 134€

Train, fly, line 5120 bus  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Naples (NAP) CTA - NAP
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno
  4. Take the line 5120 bus from Salerno to Atrani

31€ - 148€

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The cheapest way to get from Taormina to Amalfi Coast is to train which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 9h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Taormina to Amalfi Coast is to drive and car ferry which takes 6h 3m and costs 60€ - 140€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taormina to Amalfi Coast. However, there are services departing from Tombe Bizantine and arriving at Atrani via Catania and Salerno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 39m.

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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 39m and costs 65€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6h 39m to get from Taormina to Amalfi Coast, including transfers.

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Taormina to Amalfi Coast bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Tombe Bizantine station.

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The best way to get from Taormina to Amalfi Coast is to train which takes 9h 25m and costs 28€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 12h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Taormina to Amalfi Coast bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Salerno 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 39m

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, you can take a bus from Taormina to Amalfi Coast via Catania Via Archimede, Catania, Salerno, and Atrani in around 12h 39m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 150€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
18€ - 160€
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
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 8€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 9€
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
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
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
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
29€ - 40€
Base Standard
50€ - 70€
Base Premium
60€ - 90€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
8€ - 12€
Base Standard
21€ - 28€
Base Premium
27€ - 40€
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 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 70€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
26€ - 40€
Smart Low Cost
24€ - 35€
Smart Flex
50€ - 70€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 35€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
13€ - 18€
Smart Low Cost
10€ - 15€
Smart Flex
23€ - 35€
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina Piazza della Republica to Salerno
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Tombe Bizantine to Catania Via Archimede
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Schedules at
etnatrasporti.it
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 Catania to Salerno
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry 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
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 40€
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
2€ - 7€
Moto
16€ - 22€
Car
30€ - 40€

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