Taormina how to get there

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  • Aeroporto di Catania – Taormina

From Catania airport to Taormina leaves direct bus of the company Interbus. The average journey time is one hour and 25 minutes. In Taormina the bus stops in the Bus Terminal (Via Pirandello near the city center). You can buy tickets from the ticket offices of bus Terminal or directly on the bus. One way ticket costs 8,20 EUR.*

* it is better to book the ticket in advance.

From Moday to Saturday the first bus leaves the airport to go to Taormina at 8.45, the last one at 20.45. The interval between buses is 30 min (except the time at 11.45 12.45, 13.45, 14.45, 15.45, 18.45, 19.45, 20.45 when the interval is an hour). From Taormina the first bus leaves from 6.30 whilst the last one at 20.45. The interval is 30 min (except the time at  6.30, 7.45 when the interval is 45 min and the time at 11.45 12.45 13.45 14.45 15.45 16.45 19.45 and 2o.45 when the interval is an hour).

During Sundays and holidays the first bus leaves the airport at 7.45, the last one at 20.45. The interval between buses is 30 min except time at 18.45, 19.45 e 20.45. From Taormina the first bus leaves at 7.45, the last one at 20.45. The interval is 30 min except the time at 7.45, 8.45, 19,45 e 20,45.*

* It is recommended to check the timetable on the official website of the Interbus before buying the tickets as the timetable is subject to variation.

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Taormina
  • Catania – Taormina

From Catania to Taormina also leaves the direct bus of Interbus. In Catania the bus leaves from via Archimede – that is situated near the train station. In Taormina the bus stops in the Bus Terminal (Via Pirandello near the city center). Average journey time isone hour and 10 min. One way ticket costs 5,10 EUR whilst two way tickets 8,5 EUR.

 

From Monday to Saturday the first bus leaves Catania at  7.00, the last one at 21.00. The interval is 30 min (except the following hours: 07.00, 07.20, 07.30, 19.20, 20.00, 21.00). From Taormina the first bus leaves at 06.25, the last one at 20.45. The interval is 30 min except the following hours: 06.25. 06.30, 07.45, 11.15, 11.30, 11.45, 19.45, 20.45)

During the holidays and Sundays  the first bus leaves Catania at 8.00 whilst the last one at 21.00. The interval is 30 min (except the following hours: 19.00, 20.00 and 21.00). From Taormina the first bus leaves at 07.45, the last one at 20.45. The interval is 30 min  (except the following hours: 07.45, 08.45, 19.45, 20.45)*

* It is recommended to check the timetable on the official website of the Interbus before buying the tickets as the timetable is subject to variation.

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Isola bella/Beautiful island
  • Messina – Taormina

The bus company Interbus offers daily connections between Messina and Taormina.

In Messina the bus leaves from P.zza Della Repubblica, 6. In Taormina the bus stops in Bus Terminal (via Pirandello, near the city center). The ticket costs 4.30 €, two ways ticket – 6,80 €. The average journey time is one hour and 45 minuti.

You can check the timetable here (the timetable is updated at 29.07.16):

Messina – Taormina – Messina (weekday)

Messina – Taormina – Messina (holidays and Sunday)

  • By train

You can also reach Taormina from Catania and Messina by train. But the train station Taormina-Giardini is situated a bit far from the city center: it is necessary to take a bus or a  taxi to get there. The average journey time by train is one hour.

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Taormina how to get there
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