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17 h 55 m
19 h 29 m
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It's difficult to get from Milan to Messina without transferring at least once.
|Distance||598 miles (964 km)|
|Average bus duration||20 h 50 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$55 (€50)|
|Bus providers||Marino Autolinee, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus, Autoservizi Salemi, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi, Bus Center or Alsa|
Buses from Milan to Messina cover the 598 miles (964 km) long journey taking on average 20 h 50 min with our travel partners like Marino Autolinee, Eurolines Switzerland, Infobus, Autoservizi Salemi, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi, Bus Center or Alsa. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $55 (€50), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $43 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).
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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.
Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.
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To reach Messina from the city of Milan there are about 15 departures a day, operated by different companies, in a time slot that runs from 7:30 am to 11:30 pm at night. The average travel time is more or less 17 hours and 30 minutes, calculating the fact that, to get to your destination, you need to take the ferry to Villa San Giovanni to cross the strait.
Milan Messina buses are served by the low cost companies Flixbus, Bigbus, Alsa, Autoservizi Salemi and BusCenter.it that offer departures to the city of destination about every hour.
The fastest Milan Messina buses, which do not require a change of bus, take about 15 hours and 15 minutes of travel, including boarding the ferry. Alternatively, you can choose to arrive by bus to the port of Villa San Giovanni and embark independently.
There are about 15 buses available every day from Milan to Messina, with a departure every hour, for a total of more or less 100 connections per week.
Milan Bus Stations: there are two bus stops from Milan to Messina. The Milano Lampugnano stop is close to the Line 1 metro station, accessible to disabled people, with covered stalls, ticket office, waiting room, bar, a multi-storey car park and a taxi area nearby. The Milan San Donato stop is served by the subway Line M3 and bus 84, which take you to the center.
Messina bus station: buses arrive at the central station, very close to the bus stop 1 that leads to the center, otherwise reachable on foot in 15 minutes, and the taxi station. Inside the station there are the following services for travelers: a bar, shops, a waiting room and toilets.
Some of the Milan bus stations to Messina you can start your journey from include Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Novegro-Tregarezzo, Aeroporto di Milano Linate. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Messina include Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale), Messina and Messina, Viale Boccetta (Chiesa di San Francesco all'Immacolata).
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Milano Centrale and arriving in Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Milano Centrale, which is located around 2.3 miles (3.7 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.
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