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How to take the fabulous railway journey from Rome/Roma to Taormina

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Roma / Rome to Taormina by train

When heading to wonderful Sicily from the Italian capital by train, travellers can choose to make the beautiful coastal journey by day, or travel through the night

Europe's last remaining train ferry service is used by both the day and night trains, as they cross from the Italian mainland to the island of Sicily, so taking this route is an unforgettable experience.

Routes you can take to go from Roma / Rome to Taormina

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Option 1: travelling by day
Travel Time (approx)

9hr 15min (approx)



Travel Info

2 x trains per day

Route Information

Option 2: travelling overnight
Travel Time (approx)

10hr 30min



Travel Info

1 x train per night

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