There are 6 ways to get from Taormina to Pompei by train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus, 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.

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Train, carferry  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the carferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno Ic / ...

$56 - $126

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Taormina to Sibari 582
  2. Take the bus from Sibari to Pompei 585

$33 - $56

4 alternative options

Train, bus and ferry  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Messina to Salerno

$81 - $118

Drive, carferry  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Taormina to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the carferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Pompei

$75 - $156

Train, fly to Naples  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Naples (NAP) CTA - NAP
  3. Take the train from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Pompei

$43 - $181

Train, fly to Rome  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Taormina to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Rome (FCO) CTA - FCO
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station

$57 - $211

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Taormina to Pompei. However, there are services departing from Taormina and arriving at Pompei via Sibari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 29 min.

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The distance between Taormina and Pompei is 329 km.

The best way to get from Taormina to Pompei without a car is to train and carferry which takes 7 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Taormina to Pompei, including transfers.

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Taormina to Pompei bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Taormina station.

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

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Taormina to Pompei bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Pompei station.

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easyJet, Volotea and Alitalia offer flights from Catania Airport to Naples Airport.

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Book your Taormina to Pompei bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 7679+ hotels available in Pompei. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taormina to Pompei.
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  • Distance: 205.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 12 min

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

You can take a bus from Taormina to Pompei via Sibari in around 9 h 29 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
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
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Pompei
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $6
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$29 - $35
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Messina to Salerno
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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 Sibari
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sibari to Pompei
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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