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

Train, ferry  •  7 h 27 min

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

Cheapest option

Train, fly, ferry  •  7 h 47 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 Centrale to Salerno
  4. Take the ferry from Salerno to Positano

$48 - $207

2 alternative options

Train, bus and ferry, ferry  •  9 h 57 min

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

$80 - $124

Drive, carferry  •  6 h 34 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 Positano

$80 - $166

Questions & Answers

The distance between Taormina and Positano is 316 km.

The best way to get from Taormina to Positano without a car is to train and ferry which takes 7 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from Taormina to Positano, including transfers.

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

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There are 4738+ hotels available in Positano. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taormina to Positano.
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  • Distance: 197.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 27 min

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

There is no direct connection from Taormina to Positano. However, you can take the train to Messina Centrale, take the walk to Messina Marittima, take the ferry to Villa S.Giovanni, take the train to Salerno, then take the taxi to Positano. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Taormina to Positano via Messina Centrale, Messina, Salerno, and Salerno in around 9 h 57 min.

Airlines
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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
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 Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Salerno Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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
Ferry 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
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Travelmar
Phone
+39089872950
Email
info@travelmar.it
Website
travelmar.it
Ferry from Salerno to Positano
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
travelmar.it
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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