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There are 9 ways to get from Villa Borghese to Gurne dell'Alcantara by train, ferry, bus, night bus, car, plane or taxi

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  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni Fa / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima V14 / ...
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina-Giardini Re / ...

Cheapest option

Fly Rome to Catania, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Catania (CTA) FCO - CTA
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Fiumefreddo Sicilia

7 alternative options

Train  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Taormina-Giardini Ic

Bus  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Messina Piazza della Repubblica Strasatti - Milan Lampugnano / ...
  2. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Giardini-Naxos

Night bus, bus  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the night bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Villa San Giovanni N1594
  2. Take the bus from Villa San Giovanni to Giardini Naxos 582

Drive, ferry  •  8h 12m

  1. Drive from Villa Borghese to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima V14 / ...
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Gurne dell'Alcantara

Train to Naples, fly to Catania, train, taxi  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Fiumefreddo Sicilia
  4. Take a taxi from Fiumefreddo Sicilia to Gurne dell'Alcantara

Fly Rome to Palermo, train, taxi  •  9h 13m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Palermo (PMO) FCO - PMO
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Patti-S. Piero Patti
  3. Take a taxi from Patti-S. Piero Patti to Gurne dell'Alcantara

Fly Rome to Reggio Calabria, train, ferry, taxi  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Reggio Calabria (REG) FCO - REG
  2. Take the train from Reggio Calabria C.Le to Villa S.Giovanni
  3. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Taormina-Giardini
  5. Take a taxi from Taormina-Giardini to Gurne dell'Alcantara
Villa Borghese → Gurne dell'Alcantara
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gurne dell'Alcantara is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Villa Borghese to Gurne dell'Alcantara is to night bus and bus which costs €35 - €60 and takes 13h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Villa Borghese to Gurne dell'Alcantara is to fly and train which costs €15 - €140 and takes 6h 7m.

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The distance between Villa Borghese and Gurne dell'Alcantara is 501 km.

The best way to get from Villa Borghese to Gurne dell'Alcantara without a car is to train and ferry which takes 9h 8m and costs €70 - €190.

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It takes approximately 9h 8m to get from Villa Borghese to Gurne dell'Alcantara, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Villa Borghese to Gurne dell'Alcantara is to train which takes 11h 5m and costs €70 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €60 and takes 12h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Wizz Air, Alitalia and Ryanair offer flights from Rome Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 468+ hotels available in Gurne dell'Alcantara. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Villa Borghese to Gurne dell'Alcantara.
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  • Distance: 501 km
  • Duration: 9h 8m

What companies run services between Villa Borghese, Lazio, Italy and Gurne dell'Alcantara, Italy?

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Roma Termini to Taormina-Giardini once daily. Tickets cost €40 - €60 and the journey takes 9h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Villa Borghese to Gurne dell'Alcantara via Castro Pretorio, Tiburtina F.s., Rome Tiburtina, Messina Piazza della Repubblica, Messina - Piazza della Repubblica, and Giardini-Naxos in around 12h 19m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€6 - €160
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €150
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €170
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €170
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €220
Flights from Rome to Reggio Calabria
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €140
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€19 - €170
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€27 - €40
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Reggio Calabria C.Le to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€6 - €9
Base Standard
€17 - €24
Base Premium
€23 - €35
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Napoli Afragola to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €25
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €28
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €25
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Reggio Calabria to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €28
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€11 - €16
Smart Low Cost
€9 - €13
Smart Flex
€20 - €28
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 Messina Centrale to Taormina-Giardini
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €8
Train from Catania Centrale to Fiumefreddo Sicilia
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€5 - €7
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Train from Palermo Centrale to Patti-S. Piero Patti
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
Train from Reggio Calabria C.Le to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €4
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€3 - €4
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 Messina Centrale to Taormina-Giardini
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Train from Roma Termini to Taormina-Giardini
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Train from Palermo Centrale to Patti-S. Piero Patti
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Train from Reggio Calabria C.Le to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€2 - €4
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Messina Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Giardini-Naxos
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €7
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Villa San Giovanni to Giardini Naxos
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Ferry operators
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
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 Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
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.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
Taxi from Fiumefreddo Sicilia to Gurne dell'Alcantara
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
€0

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