Public bus from Catania to Taormina
There is a direct bus service between Catania and Taormina provided by the Etna Trasporti bus company. In the morning and late afternoon there runs 1 bus per hour. Around noon and during the siesta, the frequency is lower. A ride from Catania to Taormina takes about 1h10min and costs € 4.90 per person (one way).
You can take the bus at the bus station on Via Liberta in Catania. The Taormina bus stop is a few minutes walk from the center. It's best to check the Interbus timetable in advance.
How do I get to the bus station on Via Liberta from the cruise port in Catania?
The bus station on Via Liberta is not far from the train station. You can walk there, take a taxi or go by subway. From the metro station F.S. Stazione Centrale it's only 200 meters away on foot.