There are 4 ways to get from Taormina to Lampedusa by car, ferry, train, bus and ferry 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.

Recommended option

Drive, ferry  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Taormina to Porto Empedocle
  2. Take the ferry from Porto Empedocle to Lampedusa

$103 - $143

Cheapest option

Train, fly  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Lampedusa (LMP) CTA - LMP

$60 - $713

2 alternative options

Train, bus and ferry, ferry  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Catania Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Agrigento
  3. Take the ferry from Porto Empedocle to Lampedusa

$139 - $199

Train, ferry  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Termini Imerese Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Termini Imerese to Agrigento Centrale Reg
  4. Take the ferry from Porto Empedocle to Lampedusa

$169 - $262

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taormina to Lampedusa is to drive and ferry which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 6 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taormina to Lampedusa is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 650€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Taormina and Lampedusa is 354 km.

The best way to get from Taormina to Lampedusa without a car is to train and bus and ferry and ferry which takes 10 h 49 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Taormina to Lampedusa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Lampedusa Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Ryanair, Alitalia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Lampedusa Airport.

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There are 193+ hotels available in Lampedusa. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taormina to Lampedusa.
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  • Distance: 221.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

What companies run services between Taormina, Italy and Lampedusa, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Taormina to Lampedusa. However, you can take the drive to Porto Empedocle then take the ferry to Lampedusa. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Taormina to Lampedusa via Catania Centrale, Catania, Agrigento, Porto Empedocle, and Porto Empedocle in around 10 h 49 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Lampedusa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
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
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Messina Centrale to Termini Imerese
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
Train from Termini Imerese to Agrigento Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $18
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 Taormina to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Agrigento
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators

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