Train from Catania to Taormina
In Catania train station you can take a train to Taormina-Giardini. In Taormina itself is no train station. Depending on the number of stops, the journey takes between 40 minutes and 1 hour. A train ticket costs € 4 per person (one way). It's good to check the train timetable in advance.
TIP: If you take the train to Taormina, get off at station Taormina-Giardini. Just in front of the station you can then take the public bus (Interbus) to the center of Taormina. The journey takes about 20 minutes and costs € 1.80 per person (one way). There are 2-3 buses per hour. Taormina center is pedestrianized. The bus will park at a few minutes walk to the center. You can consult the Interbus timetable here.
How do I get to the train station from the cruise port in Catania?
Catania train station is located at Piazza Giovanni XXII, in the east of the city at about 1 km from the port. You can walk there or take the subway. There are 4 metros per hour and a ticket costs € 1 per person (valid for 90 minutes after validation).