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There are 9 ways to get from Venice to Taormina by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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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Fly from Venice, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Catania (CTA) VCE - CTA
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina

$51 - $266

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Fly from Venice Treviso, train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Catania (CTA) TSF - CTA
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina

$69 - $340

Train to Verona, fly, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Catania (CTA) VRN - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina

$65 - $277

Train to Bologna, fly, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Catania (CTA) BLQ - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Taormina

$57 - $323

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni Fa
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

$97 - $239

Train  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Napoli Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Taormina Ic

$93 - $172

Bus, train  •  16 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina Reg / ...

$196 - $280

Bus  •  19 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Catania, Catania N598
  2. Take the bus from Catania via Archimede to Taormina byzantine Tombs

$77 - $142

Drive, car ferry  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Taormina

$190 - $316

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Taormina is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Taormina is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Venezia and arriving at Taormina byzantine Tombs via Venice, Venice Mestre and Catania via Archimede. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Taormina via Napoli Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 52 min.

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The distance between Venice and Taormina is 878 km.

The best way to get from Venice to Taormina without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 12 h 20 min and costs 80€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Venice to Taormina, including transfers.

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

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Venice to Taormina train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S.Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Taormina is to train which takes 12 h 52 min and costs 80€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 130€ and takes 19 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Taormina.
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  • Distance: 548.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

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

You can take a train from Venice to Taormina via Napoli Centrale in around 12 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Taormina via Stazione MESTRE FS C4, Venice, Venice Mestre, Catania, Catania, and Catania via Archimede in around 19 h 49 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Venice to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Verona to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Bologna to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Flights from Venice to Catania via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Venice to Catania via Malta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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 Catania Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Messina Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Afragola Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia S.Lucia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Napoli Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
saisautolinee.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Catania, Catania
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Catania via Archimede to Taormina byzantine Tombs
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
interbus.it
Book at
buscenter.travel
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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Venice to Taormina bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Taormina byzantine Tombs station.

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

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