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.
The average ticket from Catania to Messina will cost around $ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 10.
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1 h 20 m
1 h 39 m
Buses per day
Of the 30 buses that leave Catania for Messina every day 30 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 87 km distance in an average of 1 h 39 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 20 m .
The slowest buses will take 1 h 55 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||53 miles (86 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 35 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$10 (€8)|
|Bus frequency||12 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 12 direct buses a day|
Buses from Catania to Messina cover the 53 miles (86 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 35 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar. Normally, there are 12 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $10 (€8), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $10 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Catania Centrale and arrive in Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).
The bus route from Catania to Messina is available every day thanks to the company Sais, which provides about 23 daily services from Monday to Friday, in particular half leave from the airport. In addition to the direct connection, lasting about one hour and 15 minutes, you can choose to arrive at Villa San Giovanni, about 8 km from the city of Catania, with the company Flixbus.
The direct bus journey from Catania to Messina is served by Sais Autolinee, which leaves from the city centre or airport. Flixbus provides ten daily trips to Villa San Giovanni, which is located 8 km from Messina, with a journey lasting two hours and 15 minutes.
The bus journey from Catania to Messina takes about one hour and 35 minutes with departure in the center, and one hour and 45 minutes in case of departure from the airport. The journey from Villa San Giovanni, offered by Flixbus, takes about two hours to two hours and 15 minutes.
All days from Monday to Friday there are 23 Sais buses leaving from Catania to Messina, except on Saturdays (13 departures) and Sundays when 8 buses leave, always from the same company: the runs depart approximately every 30 minutes from early morning until 10:00, then every hour until 14, and then every 30 minutes until about 20:45. On weekdays, 14 of these alternatives depart from the airport. The Flixbus offer for Villa San Giovanni offers travelers at least ten alternatives every day.
Autostazione Via D'Amico a Catania: the bus station is near the train station, in the center. A few hundred meters away is the subway and in Via della Libertà there is the Alibus stop that connects the city with the airport, from where there are also some bus services Sais.
Messine bus station: the Teminal Bus is located in Piazza della Repubblica, near the train station and the maritime station for Calabria. Nearby are available to travelers ticket offices, tobacconists, bars, restaurants, toilets, storage for luggage and waiting areas.
When departing from Catania, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Catania, Autostazione, Catania, Via D'Amico and Catania, Via Fontanarossa (Aeroporto). 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 Catania Centrale to Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale) most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Catania Centrale, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Catania. The most popular arrival bus station in Messina, called Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale), is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.
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