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There are 8 ways to get from Taormina to Trapani by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Taormina - Via Luigi Pirandello to Catania Piazza Paolo Borsellino
  2. Take the bus from Catania Piazza Paolo Borsellino to Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello
  3. Take the bus from Palermo - p.zza Cairoli to Valderice

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Train, bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Messina Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Re / ...
  3. Take the bus from Palermo Terminal Bus to Marsala Train Station

Bus via Agrigento  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Interbus Etna to Catania - via Liberta
  2. Take the bus from Catania, Via D'Amico to Agrigento Piazzale Rosselli
  3. Take the bus from Agrigento to Trapani

Train  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Catania Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale
  3. Take the train from Piraineto to Trapani Re

Train via Messina  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Messina Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Piraineto to Trapani Re

Drive  •  4h

  1. Drive from Taormina to Trapani 365.5 km

Train, fly to Trapani  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Trapani (TPS) CTA - TPS

Train, fly to Palermo, bus  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the train from Taormina-Giardini to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Palermo (PMO) CTA - PMO
  3. Take the bus from Palermo Airport to Marsala Train Station

Taormina to Trapani by train and bus

60 Weekly Services
9h 38m Average Duration
€28 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Taormina to Trapani is to bus, which costs €25 - €40 and takes 8h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Taormina to Trapani is to drive which costs €60 - €90 and takes 4h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taormina to Trapani. However, there are services departing from Taormina - Via Luigi Pirandello and arriving at Trapani via Catania Piazza Paolo Borsellino, Palermo - p.zza Cairoli and Valderice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Taormina to Trapani. However, there are services departing from Taormina-Giardini and arriving at Trapani via Catania Centrale, Palermo Centrale and Piraineto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 35m.

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The distance between Taormina and Trapani is 242 km. The road distance is 365.5 km.

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The best way to get from Taormina to Trapani without a car is to bus which takes 8h 51m and costs €25 - €40.

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It takes approximately 8h 51m to get from Taormina to Trapani, including transfers.

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Taormina to Trapani bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Taormina - Via Luigi Pirandello station.

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

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The best way to get from Taormina to Trapani is to bus which takes 8h 51m and costs €25 - €40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €30 - €75 and takes 10h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Taormina to Trapani.
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  • Distance: 241.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 51m

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

You can take a bus from Taormina to Trapani via Catania Piazza Paolo Borsellino, Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello, Palermo - p.zza Cairoli, and Valderice in around 8h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Taormina to Trapani via Catania Centrale, Palermo Centrale, and Piraineto in around 10h 35m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Flights from Catania to Trapani via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Flights from Catania to Trapani via Turin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Flights from Catania to Trapani via Malta
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Flights from Catania to Trapani via Bari, Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Flights from Catania to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€19 - €120
Flights from Catania to Palermo via Perugia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€21 - €130
Flights from Catania to Palermo via Verona
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€25 - €150
Flights from Catania to Palermo via Pisa
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€23 - €140
Flights from Catania to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €150
Flights from Catania to Palermo via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€25 - €150
Flights from Catania to Palermo via Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€27 - €150
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Catania to Trapani via Pantelleria
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €240
Flights from Catania to Palermo via Pantelleria
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €200
Flights from Catania to Palermo via Lampedusa
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Palermo via Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Flights from Catania to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €230
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €230
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 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€7 - €8
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€27 - €30
Train from Taormina-Giardini to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€7 - €8
Train from Catania Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€29 - €32
Train from Piraineto to Trapani
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €23
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€20 - €23
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Taormina-Giardini to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Train from Taormina-Giardini to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Bus operators
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Taormina - Via Luigi Pirandello to Catania Piazza Paolo Borsellino
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Schedules at
interbus.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania Piazza Paolo Borsellino to Palermo Via Tommaso Fazello
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
SAIS Autolinee
Autoservizi Russo
Phone
0924 31364
Website
russoautoservizi.it
Bus from Palermo - p.zza Cairoli to Valderice
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
russoautoservizi.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Palermo Terminal Bus to Marsala Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Palermo Airport to Marsala Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Etna Trasporti
Phone
+39 095 532716
Website
etnatrasporti.it
Bus from Terminal Interbus Etna to Catania - via Liberta
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Etna Trasporti
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Catania, Via D'Amico to Agrigento Piazzale Rosselli
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Catania to Agrigento
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Book at
https://shop.global.flixbus.com/
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Salvatore Lumia
Email
info@autolineelumia.it
Website
autolineelumia.it
Bus from Agrigento to Trapani
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12
Schedules at
autolineelumia.it

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Trapani Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Taormina to Trapani bus services, operated by Autoservizi Russo, arrive at Valderice station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Taormina to Trapani is 365 km. It takes approximately 4h to drive from Taormina to Trapani.

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DAT Danish Air Transport and Ryanair offer flights from Catania Airport to Trapani Airport.

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