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 Messina to Catania 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 25 m
1 h 37 m
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Of the 87 buses that leave Messina for Catania every day 87 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 37 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 25 m .
The slowest buses will take 1 h 50 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 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$10 (€8)|
|Bus frequency||16 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 16 direct buses a day|
Buses from Messina to Catania cover the 53 miles (86 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar. Normally, there are 16 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $10 (€8), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $10 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Messina Centrale and arrive in Catania, Autostazione.
The bus connection from Messina to Catania is provided daily by the regional lines of Sais Autolinee, with about 20 trips a day on weekdays, in particular six with stop at the airport. In addition to the direct journey, which lasts about an hour and 35 minutes, you can also depart from Villa San Giovanni, about 8 km from Catania, with Flixbus.
The direct bus journey Messina Catania is guaranteed by Sais Autolinee, which also connects to the airport of Catania. Flixbus instead offers the possibility to leave from Villa San Giovanni, just 8 km from Messina, and reach your destination with a trip of two and a half hours.
The bus route from Messina to Catania takes about one hour and 35 minutes in case of direct connection to Catania Station, and one hour and 45 minutes to the airport. The connection from Villa San Giovanni, guaranteed by Flixbus and without changes, takes about two hours and 30 minutes.
At least 20 buses are available every day from Messina to Catania, except on Saturdays when there are 13 and on Sundays when there are 8: the services are guaranteed by Sais Autolinee and depart approximately every 30 minutes from the morning at 5:00 until the evening at 20 and 30 minutes. On weekdays, six of these alternatives take you to the airport at 5:15, at 6:30, at 10:15, at 17:15, at 19:30 and at 20:30. The Flixbus connection from Villa San Giovanni offers travelers three possibilities per day, one in the morning and two in the early afternoon.
Messina Piazza della Repubblica bus station: the bus station is located near the train station, connected to the maritime station that connects to Calabria. Nearby there are shops, ticket offices, toilets, luggage storage and waiting room.
Messina bus station Via D'Amico: the bus terminal is located near the train station, within walking distance. At about 200 meters you will find the subway station and nearby, in Via della Libertà, you can also take the Alibus that connects to the airport. Some bus lines stop directly at the airport.
When taking the bus from Messina to Catania, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale), Messina and Messina, Viale Boccetta (Chiesa di San Francesco all'Immacolata). Your route can end in bus stations such as Catania, Autostazione, Catania, Via D'Amico and Catania, Via Fontanarossa (Aeroporto).
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Messina Centrale and arrive in Catania, Autostazione.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Messina Centrale, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Messina.
The most popular arrival bus station, Catania, Autostazione, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Catania.
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