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.
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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.
809 miles (503 km)
20 trains per day
Direct trains available
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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.
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.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
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.
The fastest journey time by train from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini is 10 hours and 13 minutes.
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.
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.
The first train from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini leaves at 01:51. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Bologna to Taormina-Giardini cover a distance of around 503 miles (809 km) during the journey.