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Overview: Train from Naples to Taormina

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price$27 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesIntercity or Intercity Notte

Trains from Naples to Taormina cover the 213 miles (343 km) long route taking on average 4 h 39 min with our travel partners like Intercity or Intercity Notte. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $27 (€23), but the average price of train tickets is $27 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Napoli Centrale and arrive in Taormina-Giardini.

Trains from Naples to Taormina

Trains from Naples to Taormina depart three times per day from Naples Centrale railway station. There is a direct train available, arriving at Taormina-Giardini railway station in approximately 7h. This route is an intercity train serviced by Trenitalia, making several stops between Naples and Taormina including Salerno, Villa S. Giovanni, and Messina Centrale.


Naples to Taormina Train Time: Daily Departures

Trains to Taormina-Giardini railway station depart from Naples Centrale railway station three times per day, with the first leaving at 12:20 a.m., the second leaving at 9:50 a.m., and the third leaving at 1:45 p.m. The 12:20 a.m. train stops at Salerno, Villa S. Giovanni, and Messina Centrale before arriving at 7:30 a.m. in Taormina. The 9:50 a.m. train stops seven times at Salerno, Sapri, Paola, Lamezia Terme Centrale, Gioia Tauro, Villa S. Giovanni, and Messina Centrale before arriving at 4:40 p.m. The 1:45 p.m. train follows the same stops before arriving in Taormina at 8:55 p.m. If you plan to spend time in any of these cities along your journey, you can coordinate your trip to board a later train after exploring the area.


How long is the journey by train from Naples to Taormina?

Trains from Naples to Taormina will take an average of 7h to complete their journey. Depending on the departure time you choose, these trains will stop between three and seven times in cities along the route. The 9:50 a.m. train is the fastest, covering the journey in 6h 50min. The 12:20 a.m. train and the 1:45 p.m. train will take a bit longer, finishing the journey in just over 7h. You will cover about 340 miles (545 km) along your journey, including miles of rails along the Tyrrhenian Sea.

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Naples to Taormina?

Departure train station: The departure station for trains from Naples to Taormina is Naples Centrale, or Naples Central Station. It is located in Piazza Garibaldi, which has a bustling shopping center and underground passage that includes more stores. You can access the station via public transit in about 15min from the historic city centre, as the station is part of the Naples Metro and there is a bus stop directly outside the station. The station has restrooms, shops, restaurants, ticket counters, tourist information stations, and currency exchange centers. Sala Blu (Blue Hall) provides services for passengers with disabilities and can be found on the platform floor of the station. These services include seat booking, wheelchair escorts between trains, assistance at connecting stations, and free luggage service. Ensure that you coordinate the services for your arrival at Taormina-Giardini railway station in advance, as the Naples Centrale Sala Blu is one of the fourteen major centers and can collaborate with the staff in Taormina to provide services upon your arrival.

Arrival train station: The arrival station for trains from Naples to Taormina is Taormina-Giardini railway station. This is a smaller station than Naples Centrale, and offers basic amenities such as restrooms, small shops, taxi services, and Sala Blue coordinators to help passengers with disabilities on their journey. It is located on the shores of the Ionian Sea, about ten minutes by taxi from the city centre.


Which train companies travel from Naples to Taormina?

The journey from Naples to Taormina is operated by Trenitalia, the largest train service company in Italy and an affiliate of the Italian government. While there is a variety of departure times available for this route, Trenitalia operates each of them.


Trenitalia trains from Naples to Taormina

The trains running the route between Naples and Taormina are intercity trains. These are express trains that can reach up to 125 mph (200 km/h). Intercity trains are slower than Trenitalia’s Frecce high-speed trains, but more affordable. These trains make stops at multiple cities during their journey that high-speed trains do not frequently reach, which gives you the flexibility to explore a variety of cities throughout your travel. The journey will take about 7h from Naples Centrale railway station to Taormina-Giardini railway station, including stops at about three to seven cities along your journey.

Train Naples to Taormina: Services on Board

Trenitalia’s intercity trains offer first and second class tickets, with both classes seated in air-conditioned compartments with power sockets for each seat. There is typically one coach with first class seating and seven coaches with second class seating. First class tends to have more space and receives a complimentary drink upon boarding. These trains also have a snack car where you can buy food and drinks. Passengers with disabilities have a designated row with seating for their travel party and reserved facilities. Trenitalia’s luggage policy for intercity trains is simple, as passengers are advised to bring only as much luggage as they can personally manage. There is ample storage space in racks for luggage, but in the event they are filled, passengers will need to keep their luggage with them near their seat and out of the aisles. Small animals, such as cats or dogs, are allowed on board in a container no larger than 28x12x20 in (70x30x50 cm). You can also bring a disassembled bike that is smaller than 47x32x18 in (120x80x45 cm). If the train has a bike marking on the door, you are allowed to bring a full bike on board, provided you pay an additional fee and there is sufficient space. Check with a station assistant to ensure your train is designated to allow full-sized bikes.


How to find cheap train tickets from Naples to Taormina

Travelers can find cheap tickets for trains from Naples to Taormina through Omio by exploring prices in advance. If you find a good deal, consider booking in advance to ensure the prices do not change. For travelers with flexibility in their schedule, you might be able to save money by checking the rates for a variety of dates, including a comparison between weekdays and weekends. You can save money by taking the slower intercity trains, such as those between Naples and Taormina. Use the sorting tools on the Omio website to organize your options and see the cheapest options first.


Travel Tips: Trains from Naples to Taormina

Travel by train to Taormina easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Naples to Taormina.

How much does a cheap train to Taormina from Naples cost?

Train tickets to Taormina from Naples for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $27 (€23)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is the train from Naples to Taormina on average?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $27 (€23)  for a train ticket to Taormina from Naples.

How many miles is it from Naples to Taormina by train?

The distance between Naples and Taormina by train is approximately 213 miles (343 km).

How long is the train to Taormina from Naples?

The Naples to Taormina train duration is on average 4 h 39 min, which is to be expected when traveling 213 miles (343 km) between Naples and Taormina. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When traveling by train from Naples to Taormina, which train station in Naples do I depart from and which train station in Taormina do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Naples to start your journey from including Napoli Centrale and Napoli P. Za Garibaldi. In Taormina you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Taormina-Giardini and Taormina.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Napoli Centrale   and arrive in Taormina-Giardini.

Where is the train station in Naples? Where is the train station in Taormina?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Napoli Centrale, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Taormina-Giardini, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center.

Which train providers can take me between Naples and Taormina?

Take the Naples to Taormina train with Intercity or Intercity Notte. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Naples to Taormina as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there from Naples to Taormina?

The average number of trains departing Naples for Taormina is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Naples to Taormina? When is the last train from Naples to Taormina?

You can take the earliest train from Naples to Taormina at 8: 50 AM   or take the last train from Naples to Taormina leaving at 12: 45 PM. Look for the latest Naples to Taormina train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Naples to Taormina to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Naples to Taormina is on average $27 (€23) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Taormina from Naples available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Napoli Centrale is the most popular Naples railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Naples for your trip to Taormina.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+39 892021
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 21: 10
Public transit options for Napoli Centrale
Metro lines: 1, 2
Tram lines: 1, 2
Bus lines: 116, 130, 150, 151, 175, 191, 195, 196, 202 (Filobus), 254 (Filobus), 254 (Filobus), 455, 460, 469, 472, 475, 606, Alibus, N1, N3, N4, N5, N8, R2, R5
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Circumvesuviana (3, 12, 14, 15), Italo