From Taormina train to Catania, bus to Etna - Rifugio Sapienza, cable car to Etna - Piccolo Rifugio, then bus to Etna. 5 h 25 min 71€. From Taormina taxi to Mount Etna. 1 h 48 min 83€. From Taormina drive to Mount Etna. 1 h 48 min 9€.
Train from Taormina to Mount Etna
Trenitalia operates a train from Taormina to Mount Etna hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $19 and the journey takes 45 min. 3 other operators also service this route.