How to travel from Messina to Taormina

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from Messina to Taormina

You can get from Messina to Taormina by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Messina to Taormina on Aug 18 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:15AMMessina0h23 09:38AMTaormina
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Travel Information to Taormina from Messina

distanceDistance27 miles (44 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $7
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $6 (€6) • 1 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $6 (€6) • 1 h 2 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTrenitalia or Regionale

Travel 27 miles (44 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Messina and Taormina. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 2 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Trenitalia or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Messina to Taormina.

Travel Tips: Travel from Messina to Taormina

Travel 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 Messina to Taormina.

There are 4 ways to get from Messina to Taormina: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Messina and Taormina is by taking a train with an average price of $6 (€6).

This is compared to other travel options to Taormina:

A train is generally $1 (€1) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $7 (€6) from Messina to Taormina.

The quickest way to travel between Messina and Taormina is by train, which takes on average 1 h 2 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 40 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 27 miles (44 km) between Messina and Taormina.

The average frequency per day from Messina to Taormina is:

  • 20 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Messina and Taormina as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Messina to Taormina:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale) to Taormina.
  • Most travelers take a train from Messina Centrale to Taormina-Giardini.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Messina to Taormina:

  • You can travel by bus from Messina to Taormina with Trenitalia, and you can find Trenitalia Messina to Taormina tickets for $7 (€6) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Messina and Taormina by train with Regionale. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $6 (€6) with Regionale from Messina to Taormina.

Yes, there are direct routes from Messina to Taormina with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 20 direct trains per day to take to Taormina with.

Direct services to Taormina tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Looking to extend your trip from Messina to Taormina? Many Omio customers who go from Messina to Taormina usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Catania, Palermo or Syracuse. If you're looking to explore Catania, Palermo or Syracuse from Taormina, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Messina to Taormina, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $7 (€6) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $6 (€6) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Messina to Taormina tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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