Bari to Messina bus

Cheap bus tickets from Bari to Messina

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25

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40

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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11:00PMBari7h35 06:35AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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251One-way
09:35PMBari7h05 04:40AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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561One-way

Bus schedule from Bari to Messina

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09:35PMBari7h05 04:40AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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11:00PMBari7h35 06:35AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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Bus times from Bari to Messina

Showing times and prices for Jul 01

Fastest Journey

7 h 5 m

Average

7 h 20 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

344 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Bari for Messina every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:35PMBari7h05 04:40AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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561One-way
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11:00PMBari7h35 06:35AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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251One-way

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Overview: Bus from Bari to Messina

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$32 (€29)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersBlaBlaCar, Big Bus, Flixbus, Sais Autolinee, Bus Center or Itabus

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 BlaBlaCar, Big Bus, Flixbus, Sais Autolinee, Bus Center or Itabus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $32 (€29), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $22 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Bari Centrale and arrive in Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).

Bus companies: FlixBus from Bari to Messina

For as little as $22 (€20) you can travel by bus from Bari to Messina with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

FlixBus

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: 7 h 50 min
  • Average Price: $29
  • 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?

Buscenter.it 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.

Travel Tips: Bus to Messina from Bari

Take the bus to Messina easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bari to Messina.
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Bus tickets to Messina from Bari for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $22 (€20)  one way in the next 7 days.
The bus price from Bari to Messina is on average $32 (€29)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
You should expect to travel around 213 miles (343 km)  from Bari to Messina by bus.
On average the Bari to Messina bus travel time is 7 h 5 min  for the 213 miles (343 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When taking a bus from Bari, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi (Stazione Centrale), Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi / Via Giulio Petroni and Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi (fronte DEA Cafe). When you arrive in Messina, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale), Messina and Messina, Viale Boccetta (Chiesa di San Francesco all'Immacolata).

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Bari Centrale   to Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bari Centrale, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale), located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city center.

If you're looking for buses from Bari to Messina, you can rely on BlaBlaCar, Big Bus, Flixbus, Sais Autolinee, Bus Center or Itabus to get you to Messina. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Bari to Messina trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of buses departing Bari for Messina is 1 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Bari to Messina bus departs at 7: 15 AM   and the last bus from Bari to Messina leaves at 9: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Bari to Messina on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you book the Bari to Messina bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $32 (€29). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Bari to Messina. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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