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 Milan to Messina will cost around $ 130 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 108.
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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||18 h 10 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$92 (€75)|
|Bus companies||Baltour, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Flixbus|
Buses from Milan to Messina cover the 598 miles (964 km) long trip taking on average 18 h 10 min with our travel partners like Baltour, Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $80 (€65), but the average price of bus tickets is $92 (€75). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).
FlixBus buses will get you from Milan to Messina from $80 (€65). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Milan and Messina.
It’s easy to book your FlixBus bus ticket between Milan and Messina online with Omio! Simply check the current FlixBus bus schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Milan and Messina as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that bus and book cheap FlixBus bus tickets online. Prices for FlixBus buses between Milan and Messina start at $80 (€65) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 598 miles (964 km). If you search for FlixBus buses in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the FlixBus tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by bus from Milan to Messina. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Milan to Messina FlixBus bus ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!
FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets from Milan to Messina and when traveling by bus:
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.
When departing from Milan, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Milan, Stazione Centrale, Milan, MILANO - P. Zza Laghi usc. Autostrada new svinc and Milan, Largo Tazio Nuvolari (Romolo). When arriving in Messina, you can end your trip 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 Milano Centrale to Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale) most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Milano Centrale and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Messina most often arrive at Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale) and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this bus station to the city center.
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