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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1 h 20 m
1 h 35 m
Buses per day
Of the 207 buses that leave Messina for Catania every day 207 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||53 miles (86 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$9 (€8)|
|Bus frequency||29 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 18 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||BlaBlaCar, Sais Regional, Regionale or Flixbus|
Buses from Messina to Catania cover the 53 miles (86 km) long route taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar, Sais Regional, Regionale or Flixbus. Normally, there are 29 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $9 (€8), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $9 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Messina Centrale and arrive in Catania, Autostazione.
Find the best buses to Catania from Messina with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $9 (€8). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
FlixBus from Messina to Catania bus information:
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.
Some of the Messina bus stations to Catania you can start your journey from include Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale), Messina and Messina, Viale Boccetta (Chiesa di San Francesco all'Immacolata). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Catania include Catania, Autostazione, Catania, Via D'Amico and Catania, Aeroporto di Catania-Fontanarossa.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Messina Centrale and arriving in Catania, Autostazione.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Messina Centrale and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Catania, Autostazione and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the bus station to the city center in Catania.
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