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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13 h 25 m
16 h 42 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Bologna for Messina every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||485 miles (783 km)|
|Average bus duration||13 h 25 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$40 (€37)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi, Autoservizi Salemi, Infobus, Bus Center or Itabus|
Buses from Bologna to Messina cover the 485 miles (783 km) long route taking on average 13 h 25 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi, Autoservizi Salemi, Infobus, Bus Center or Itabus. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $34 (€32), but the average price of bus tickets is $40 (€37). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).
You can travel by bus to Messina from Bologna with FlixBus for as low as $34 (€32). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
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.
FlixBus from Bologna to Messina bus information:
When departing from Bologna, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre, Bologna and Bologna, Porta San Donato. When arriving in Messina, you can end your journey in bus stations like Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale), Messina and Messina, Viale Boccetta (Chiesa di San Francesco all'Immacolata).
Omio customers book a bus from Bologna Centrale to Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale) most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Bologna Centrale, located approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center of Bologna. The most popular arrival bus station in Messina, called Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale), is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from its city center.
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