There are 8 ways to get from Taormina to Melfi by train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, night train, 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Messina Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Sala Consilina - Area AGIP
  3. Take the bus from Brienza to Melfi

51€ - 106€

Cheapest option

Train  •  11h 18m

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Salerno Ic
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Potenza Centrale Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Melfi Re

26€ - 122€

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Train, car ferry  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Messina Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno Fa / ...
  4. Take the train from Salerno to Potenza Centrale Re / ...
  5. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Melfi Re

31€ - 208€

Bus  •  12h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Taormina byzantine Tombs to Catania via Archimede
  2. Take the bus from Catania to Sala Consilina
  3. Take the bus from Brienza to Melfi

38€ - 68€

Night train, train  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the night train from Taormina-Giardini to Battipaglia Ini
  2. Take the train from Battipaglia to Potenza Centrale Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Melfi Re

51€ - 91€

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 21m

  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 Melfi

69€ - 140€

Train, fly to Naples, bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Naples (NAP) CTA - NAP
  3. Take the bus from Naples Aiport Capodichino to Candela

47€ - 192€

Train, fly to Bari  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Bari (BRI) CTA - BRI
  3. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Foggia
  4. Take the train from Foggia to Melfi

62€ - 379€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taormina to Melfi is to bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 12h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Taormina to Melfi is to drive and car ferry which costs 65€ - 140€ and takes 6h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taormina to Melfi. However, there are services departing from Taormina byzantine Tombs and arriving at Melfi via Catania, Sala Consilina and Brienza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Taormina to Melfi. However, there are services departing from Taormina-Giardini and arriving at Melfi via Salerno and Potenza Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 18m.

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The distance between Taormina and Melfi is 351 km.

The best way to get from Taormina to Melfi without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus which takes 11h 5m and costs 50€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 11h 5m to get from Taormina to Melfi, including transfers.

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Taormina to Melfi bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Taormina byzantine Tombs station.

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Taormina to Melfi train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Taormina-Giardini station.

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The best way to get from Taormina to Melfi is to train which takes 11h 18m and costs 26€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 12h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Taormina to Melfi.
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  • Distance: 351 km
  • Duration: 11h 5m

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

You can take a train from Taormina to Melfi via Salerno and Potenza Centrale in around 11h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taormina to Melfi via Catania, Sala Consilina, and Brienza in around 12h 46m.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 220€
Flights from Catania to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 420€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 350€
Flights from Catania to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 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 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 8€
Train from Salerno to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
14€ - 16€
Train from Potenza Centrale to Melfi
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 9€
Train from Battipaglia to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
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 Bari Centrale to Foggia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 18€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 18€
Train from Foggia to Melfi
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 10€
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-Giardini to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
6€ - 8€
Base 2nd Class
10€ - 12€
Base 1st Class
17€ - 20€
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 60€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
14€ - 18€
Base 2nd Class
35€ - 45€
Base 1st Class
52€ - 58€
Train from Salerno to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 27€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
7€ - 10€
Base 2nd Class
15€ - 18€
Base 1st Class
24€ - 27€
Train from Taormina-Giardini to Salerno
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
15€ - 19€
Base 2nd Class
40€ - 50€
Base 1st Class
58€ - 64€
Train from Battipaglia to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 25€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
7€ - 9€
Base 2nd Class
13€ - 16€
Base 1st Class
22€ - 25€
Train from Taormina-Giardini to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
6€ - 8€
Base 2nd Class
10€ - 12€
Base 1st Class
17€ - 20€
Train from Bari Centrale to Foggia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 28€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
7€ - 10€
Base 2nd Class
16€ - 19€
Base 1st Class
25€ - 28€
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
29€ - 40€
Base Standard
50€ - 70€
Base Premium
60€ - 90€
Train from Salerno to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
Train from Bari Centrale to Foggia
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 18€
Base Standard
28€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 50€
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Taormina-Giardini to Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Sala Consilina - Area AGIP
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Book at
autoservizisalemi.it
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Brienza to Melfi
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
7€
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Taormina byzantine Tombs to Catania via Archimede
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 9€
Schedules at
interbus.it
Book at
buscenter.travel
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania to Sala Consilina
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Auto Linee Moretti
Phone
0972 24590
Email
info@autolineemoretti.it
Website
autolineemoretti.it
Bus from Naples Aiport Capodichino to Candela
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 26€
Schedules at
autolineemoretti.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€ - 40€
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
2€ - 3€
Car
25€ - 40€

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Taormina to Melfi bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, arrive at Melfi station.

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Taormina to Melfi train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Melfi station.

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