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 48 min

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

$51 - $267

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Train to Verona, fly, train  •  6 h 1 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

$66 - $278

Fly from Venice Treviso, train  •  5 h

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

$69 - $342

Train to Bologna, fly, train  •  6 h 24 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

$67 - $326

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 32 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 Rv / ...

$104 - $242

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

$99 - $174

Bus SAIS Autolinee  •  18 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Catania Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Catania via Archimede to Taormina Bus Terminal

$218 - $308

Bus Baltour  •  18 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to CATANIA - Via Archimede Baltour
  2. Take the bus from Catania via Archimede to Taormina Bus Terminal

$75 - $106

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

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Taormina is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Taormina is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Taormina. However, there are services departing from Venice - Tronchetto and arriving at Taormina Bus Terminal via Catania via Archimede. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 1 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 32 min and costs 85€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Venice to Taormina, including transfers.

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Venice to Taormina bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Venice - Tronchetto 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 180€ - 270€ and takes 18 h 1 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 48 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 Catania Bus Terminal and Catania via Archimede in around 18 h 1 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 40 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 22 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 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $450
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 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $460
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
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Train from Messina Centrale to Taormina
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $10
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 Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Afragola Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
italotreno.it
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
$45 - $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 Catania Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Interbus
Phone
+39 0935 22 460
Website
interbus.it
Bus from Catania via Archimede to Taormina Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
interbus.it
Book at
buscenter.travel
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to CATANIA - Via Archimede
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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
$29 - $45

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Venice to Taormina bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Taormina Bus Terminal station.

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

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

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There are 2589+ hotels available in Taormina. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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