How to travel from Palermo to Taormina

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Travel Information from Palermo to Taormina

distanceDistance106 miles (171 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or ferry
priceTicket price range$21 - $64
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 3 h 49 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 3 h 49 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar, Liberty Lines or Regionale

Travel 106 miles (171 km) by train, bus or ferry from Palermo to Taormina. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar, Liberty Lines or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry or train from Palermo to Taormina.

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from Palermo to Taormina

How to get from Palermo to Taormina by train, bus or flight.

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train

The best way to travel from Palermo to Taormina is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Regionale
08:27AM4h42
Palermo Centrale
01:09PMTaormina-Giardini
$241One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Regionale
08:27AM4h42
Palermo Centrale
01:09PMTaormina-Giardini
$241One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Regionale
04:32PM3h55
Palermo Centrale
08:27PMTaormina-Giardini
$241One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Regionale
06:22AM4h58
Palermo Centrale
11:20AMTaormina-Giardini
$241One-way
1 transfer
Regionale
09:31AM4h56
Palermo Centrale
02:27PMTaormina-Giardini
$251One-way
2 transfers
Regionale
09:36AM5h28
Palermo Centrale
03:04PMTaormina-Giardini
$241One-way
2 transfers

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You can travel by travel between Palermo and Taormina with Intercity and Trenitalia. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Trenitalia Intercity is a high-speed train service operated by the Italian national railway company, Trenitalia. It operates throughout the country, with services running from early morning to late evening. The Intercity trains come in two types: the Intercity Plus, which is the fastest and most comfortable, and the Intercity, which is slightly slower but still offers a comfortable journey. Onboard facilities include air conditioning, power sockets, Wi-Fi, and a bar service. There are several ticket types available, including Standard, Super Economy, and Business. The most popular routes for Trenitalia Intercity are from Rome to Milan, Naples to Florence, and Turin to Venice.

    Trenitalia is the national railway of Italy, providing a comprehensive network of trains across the country including trains between Palermo and Taormina. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, and Frecciabianca, as well as regional and intercity services. Frecciarossa trains are the fastest, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, while Frecciargento and Frecciabianca offer a more leisurely journey. Passengers can choose from a range of ticket types, including Economy, Standard, and Business Class. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and a range of food and beverage options. Popular routes include Milan to Rome, Venice to Florence, and Naples to Bari.

      FAQs: Travel from Palermo to Taormina

      FAQs: 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 Palermo to Taormina.
      FAQs

      There are 3 travel options between Palermo and Taormina. You can take a train, bus or ferry.

      The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Taormina is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $21 (€18) compared to other travel options to Taormina:

      A train is $6 (€5) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $27 (€24) from Palermo to Taormina.

      Taking a train costs $43 (€37) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $64 (€55) for the same trip.

      The fastest way to get to Taormina from Palermo is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 49 min.

      Other travel options to Taormina take longer:

      Bus takes 7 h 38 min on average.

      Getting to Taormina by ferry takes 5 h on average.

      The Palermo to Taormina distance is around 106 miles (171 km).

      The average frequency per day from Palermo to Taormina is:

      • 1 bus a day.
      • 7 trains per day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Palermo to Taormina:

      • Buses mostly leave from Palermo, Via Tommaso Fazello (Terminal Bus) and tend to arrive in Taormina, Via Luigi Pirandello (Hotel Villa Carlotta).
      • Trains mostly leave from Palermo Centrale and tend to arrive in Taormina-Giardini.

      The following travel companies offer services from Palermo to Taormina:

      • Travel with BlaBlaCar, Trenitalia or FlixBus for buses to Taormina. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Trenitalia Palermo to Taormina tickets on Omio for $27 (€24).
      • Travel with Liberty Lines for ferries to Taormina. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Liberty Lines Palermo to Taormina tickets on Omio for $64 (€55).
      • Regionale, Intercity, Frecciabianca or Intercity Notte can get you to Taormina by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Regionale from Palermo to Taormina for $21 (€18) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Palermo to Taormina with the following travel companies:

      • Direct buses with FlixBus with 1 direct bus per day.

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

      Omio customers who travel from Palermo to Taormina often also extend their vacation to go to Catania, Messina, Syracuse or Catania Fontanarossa Airport. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Taormina and these popular destinations at a great price.

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