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Naples to Taormina by train
Fastest journey6hr 44m
Trains per day6
Avg. journey time7hr 9m
Travelling from Naples to Taormina by train
Fast trains from Naples to Taormina take around 6 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 347 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Naples and Taormina.
1. Are there direct trains from Naples to Taormina?
Direct trains from Naples to Taormina have been found.
We usually find around 7 direct trains on the route from Naples to Taormina every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 4 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Naples to Taormina?
The Naples to Taormina train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Naples to Taormina train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Taormina is usually scheduled to depart Naples around 09:50 and the last train is around 00:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Naples around 09:50, and the last at 00:22.
What's the Naples to Taormina train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Naples to Taormina are $12.21.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $26 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $25. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Naples to Taormina train tickets?
Trains in Italy usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Naples to Taormina by train.
Which train companies operate between Naples and Taormina?
More than one train company operates on the route from Naples to Taormina, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- IC Notte
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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Taking the train from Naples to Taormina in Sicily is extremely easy, but it’s not fast. You’ll be rewarded by some fabulous coastal scenery, so consider a daytime train if you have the time. These trains are usually much cheaper than the overnight service.
Sit on the right side of the train for the best views. The train skirts Vesuvius on the route out of Naples. Heading south, the railway plays cat and mouse with the wild Cilento coast, here and there diving down to the sea before retreating inland. Once into Calabria, the line more consistently hugs the coast. At Villa San Giovanni, the entire train rolls onto a ship for the short crossing to Sicily. Dry land is reached at Messina, from where it is just 40 minutes down the coast to Taormina.
Naples Centrale to Taormina-Giardini
All trains to Sicily depart from Naples Centrale station. You'll arrive at Taormina Giardini station which is on the coast just south of Taormina itself. The station is notable for its tilework. It’s a good glimpse of Taormina style.
The daytime trains make four intermediate stops on the mainland while travelling south from Naples to the ferry terminal for Sicily. The ferry lets you catch the sea breeze before the short final part of the journey from the port of Messina down to Taormina. All in all, this rates as one of Europe’s finest rail rides.
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