The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Milan to Messina is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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|Distance||598 miles (964 km)|
|Average bus duration||18 h 40 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$86 (€76)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Bus companies||Autoservizi Salemi, Sais Autolinee, Marino Autolinee, Autoservizi Salemi, Infobus, Eurolines Switzerland, Itabus, Alsa, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Milan to Messina cover the 598 miles (964 km) long trip taking on average 18 h 40 min with our travel partners like Autoservizi Salemi, Sais Autolinee, Marino Autolinee, Autoservizi Salemi, Infobus, Eurolines Switzerland, Itabus, Alsa, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $86 (€76), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $39 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Novegro-Tregarezzo, Aeroporto di Milano Linate and arrive in Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).
Travel to Messina from Milan from $39 (€35) with Omio’s bus partners Alsa, FlixBus and Marino Autolinee! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
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 journey from including Novegro-Tregarezzo, Aeroporto di Milano Linate, Milan, Stazione Garibaldi and Milan, Cadorna M1 M2 S R. When arriving in Messina, you can end your trip in bus stations like Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale), Messina, Viale Boccetta (Chiesa di San Francesco all'Immacolata) and Messina, Via Giuseppe La Farina / Via Lombardia.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Novegro-Tregarezzo, Aeroporto di Milano Linate, which is located around 5.5 miles (8.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale), located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.
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