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Travel from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini by train in 10 hours 13 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini by train is 12 hours 21 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 10 hours 13 minutes. You'll usually find 20 trains per day traveling the 809 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Taormina-Giardini. As the main train operator on this route, you're likely to be traveling on a service operated by Trenitalia for all or at least part of your journey to Taormina-Giardini.

Book train tickets from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $99.09. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Bologna to Taormina-Giardini by train

It takes an average of 12h 21m to travel from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini by train, over a distance of around 503 miles (809 km). There are normally 20 trains per day traveling from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini and tickets for this journey start from $99.09 when you book in advance.

First train

01:51

Last train

23:07

Departure station

Bologna

Arrival station

Taormina-Giardini

Journey time

10h 13m

Distance

809 miles (503 km)

Frequency

20 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $99.09

Train and bus operators

Trenitalia

Bologna to Taormina-Giardini train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:37 19:56 11h 19m, 1 change
08:57 19:56 10h 59m, 1 change
09:07 19:56 10h 49m, 2 changes
09:27 19:56 10h 29m, 2 changes
10:27 21:37 11h 10m, 3 changes
14:37 04:51 14h 14m, 2 changes
14:47 04:51 14h 4m, 3 changes
18:07 05:31 11h 24m, 2 changes
18:07 05:47 11h 40m, 1 change
18:37 05:31 10h 54m, 2 changes

Trenitalia trains from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini

You can travel from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini on Trenitalia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini

The price of train tickets from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini starts at $99.09 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Bologna to Taormina-Giardini

Want to know more about your journey from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini take?

The average journey time by train between Bologna and Taormina-Giardini is 12 hours and 21 minutes, with around 20 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bologna and Taormina-Giardini by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini is 10 hours and 13 minutes.

How much does the train from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini cost?

Train tickets from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini can start from as little as $99.09 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini leave?

The first train from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini leaves at 01:51. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini leave?

The last train from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini leaves at 23:07. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bologna and Taormina-Giardini by train?

Trains travelling from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini cover a distance of around 503 miles (809 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bologna to Taormina-Giardini for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/09/2022 for travel on 11/09/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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