Bari to Messina bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Bari to Messina

Showing times and prices for Apr 13


Fastest Journey

7 h 35 m


7 h 35 m

Buses per day



344 km

Cheap bus tickets from Bari to Messina start from $74 with an average ticket price of $74.

The fastest bus from Bari to Messina takes 7h 35m in comparison to an average duration of 7h 35m and covers a distance of 344 km.

1 buses leave Bari for Messina every day with 1 travelling directly.

0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Bari to Messina

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$41 (€37)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersItabus, Sais Autolinee, FlixBus, Infobus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Bari to Messina cover the 213 miles (343 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 5 min with our travel partners like Itabus, Sais Autolinee, FlixBus, Infobus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $11 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $41 (€37).

Bus companies: Itabus, Sais Autolinee and FlixBus from Bari to Messina

Buy your official Itabus, Sais Autolinee and FlixBus bus tickets to Messina from Bari from $23 (€20) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

Bus information from Bari to Messina with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: $23
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Buses from Bari to Messina

The Bari Messina route is served by two bus companies that offer only direct services that depart in the morning, in the afternoon or at night. The highest number of departures is recorded in the early morning and evening. The timing of the trip varies depending on the time of departure, also bearing in mind the fact that the journey involves boarding the bus on the ferry that, from the port of Villa San Giovanni, Calabria, leads to the port of Messina.

Which bus companies travel from Bari to Messina? and Flixbus are the two companies that serve the route with buses Bari Messina organizing direct trips. Alternatively, the bus company Federico Autolinee offers a connection to the port of Villa San Giovanni, where you can embark independently on the ferry to Messina.

How long is the bus from Bari to Messina?

The direct route from Bari to Messina, including boarding at Villa San Giovanni and navigation on the ferry, has a duration that varies depending on the date and time of departure selected. The fastest transfer is organized by Flixbus which takes just over 6 hours. In general, the schedule ranges from 6 hours and 30 minutes to 7 hours and 45 minutes.

How many buses are there from Bari to Messina?

The trips available every day to reach Messina from Bari are about 6 and become 8 if you add those that lead to the port of Villa San Giovanni. On average there are 56 connections with the island per week.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Bari to Messina ?

Bari Bus Station: the buses Bari Messina depart from the stop in Via Giuseppe Capruzzi, which is located in front of the entrance to the train station and near the local bus stop 01, 03, 13, 19, 50 and 53 that lead to the center in about 15 minutes. A bar is available near the bus stop.

Messina bus station: located in Piazza della Repubblica, in front of the train station and near the tram stop 28 that leads to the center in 30 minutes. Inside the station there are a waiting room, shops, toilets, ticket office, bar, luggage storage and police station.

FAQs: Bus from Bari to Messina

FAQs: Take the bus from Bari to Messina with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Bari to Messina.
Cheap bus tickets from Bari to Messina can start from as little as $11 (€10) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Bari to Messina is $41 (€37); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time between Bari and Messina is on average 7 h 5 min   for the 213 mile (343 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Messina from Bari by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Bari to Messina leaves at 5: 45 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Bari to Messina leaves at 10: 00 PM.
There is 1 bus a day from Bari to Messina which require at least one change with Itabus, Sais Autolinee, FlixBus, Infobus or BlaBlaCar. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
For the trip from Bari to Messina you can take a bus with Itabus, Sais Autolinee, FlixBus, Infobus or BlaBlaCar. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Bari to Messina on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The cheapest month for a bus from Bari to Messina is September.
You have options as you can travel from Bari to Messina 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

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