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There are 8 ways to get from Taormina to Cinque Terre by train, plane, bus, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, fly to Pisa  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Pisa (PSA) CTA - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.

$43 - $219

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Genoa  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Genoa (GOA) CTA - GOA
  3. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Levanto

$42 - $253

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Train, fly to Florence  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Florence (FLR) CTA - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.

$75 - $215

Train, fly to Milan Linate  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Milan Linate (LIN) CTA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Levanto

$78 - $283

Train  •  15 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to La Spezia Centrale Icn

$112 - $138

Bus  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Taormina to Pian del Lago 582
  2. Take the bus from Rogliano to La Spezia

$72 - $95

Train, bus  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica to LA SPEZIA - Loc. SARZANA- Via Variante Cisa - CENTRO LUNA Baltour

$74 - $102

Drive, car ferry  •  12 h 12 min

  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 Cinque Terre

$170 - $306

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taormina to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Taormina to Cinque Terre is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Taormina to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Taormina and arriving at Corniglia via La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 51 min.

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The distance between Taormina and Cinque Terre is 839 km.

The best way to get from Taormina to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 15 h 51 min and costs 95€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Taormina to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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Taormina to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Taormina station.

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The best way to get from Taormina to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 15 h 51 min and costs 95€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 16 h.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Taormina to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Taormina to Cinque Terre.
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  • Distance: 524.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Taormina, Italy and Cinque Terre, Italy?

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Taormina to Cinque Terre once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 15 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taormina to Cinque Terre via Pian del Lago, Rogliano, La Spezia, and La Spezia Centrale in around 16 h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Catania to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Catania to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Catania to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Catania to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
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 to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Genova Brignole to Levanto
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $12
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Milano Centrale to Levanto
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Taormina to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Taormina to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Taormina to Pian del Lago
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Rogliano to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
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Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica to LA SPEZIA - Loc. SARZANA- Via Variante Cisa - CENTRO LUNA
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ferry operators
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45

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Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Catania Airport to Pisa Airport.

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