The nearest airport is 70 kilometers from Taormina in Catania. There are no direct flights from Russia, but you can always find an interesting option with a change or combine the road to Taormina with an interesting trip.
Official website of Catania Airport: www.aeroporto.catania.it
The fastest way to get to Catania with one change in Rome is Alitalia. Travel time: 6 hours 30 minutes, ticket price 300 euros one way.
List of aero-hosters that fly to Catania airport from Europe:
- www.ryanair.com: from Bologna, Rome, Turin, Venice, Pisa, Milan (Italy), as well as from Eindhoven (Netherlands), Madrid (Spain), Marseille (France);
- www.easyjet.com: from Milan, Naples (Italy), as well as from Basel and Geneva (Switzerland), Hamburg (Germany), Paris (France), London and Manchester (Great Britain);
- wizzair.com: from Warsaw (Poland), Budapest (Hungary), Bucharest (Romania).
Tip: Wizzair flies from Moscow to Budapest for 30-70 euros one way. Since Hungary and Italy are in Schengen, you can plan a trip to Europe and save a lot.
- www.germanwings.com: practically from most European countries, as well as with the first transplant from Moscow.
At Catania Fontanarossa Airport, you can rent a car and get to Taormina in 40-60 minutes. You can find the most profitable car rental option in Italy using the auto.italy4.me service
From any city in Italy. This option is suitable for those who are afraid to fly. There is, for example, a direct night train from Rome - the travel time is about 10 hours. Check out our self-service train tickets for Italy. And from Catania (Catania Centrale station) to Taormina (Taormina-Giardini station) can be reached by regional train in 40 minutes and 3.95 euros.
Not the most comfortable option, especially in the summer, but still the cheapest. Bus transportation in Sicily is carried out by the company www.interbus.it. From Catania to Taormina, a ticket costs 5.10 euros, round trip 8.5 euros. Travel time is 1 hour 17 minutes.