Rome to Messina bus

Cheap bus tickets from Rome to Messina

Showing times and prices for Oct 04

Cheapest

34

Average

47

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.

07:20PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina10h00 05:20AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
0 transfers
341One-way
05:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina12h20 05:20AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
1 transfer
371One-way
08:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina8h40 04:40AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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571One-way
08:00PMRome8h40 04:40AMMessina
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631One-way

Bus schedule from Rome to Messina

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05:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina12h20 05:20AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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07:20PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina10h00 05:20AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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08:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina8h40 04:40AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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08:00PMRome8h40 04:40AMMessina
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Bus times from Rome to Messina

Showing times and prices for Oct 04

Fastest Journey

8 h 40 m

Average

9 h 55 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

487 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Rome for Messina every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina8h40 04:40AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
0 transfers
571One-way
Fastest
08:00PMRome8h40 04:40AMMessina
0 transfers
631One-way
2nd Fastest
07:20PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina10h00 05:20AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
0 transfers
341One-way
05:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina12h20 05:20AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
1 transfer
371One-way

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Overview: Bus from Rome to Messina

distanceDistance302 miles (487 km)
durationAverage bus duration10 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$27 (€26)
frequencyBus frequency5 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 5 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesAutoservizi Salemi, Autoservizi Salemi, BlaBlaCar, Sais Autolinee, Bus Center, Flixbus, Infobus or Itabus

Buses from Rome to Messina cover the 302 miles (487 km) long trip taking on average 10 h with our travel partners like Autoservizi Salemi, Autoservizi Salemi, BlaBlaCar, Sais Autolinee, Bus Center, Flixbus, Infobus or Itabus. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $21 (€20), but the average price of bus tickets is $27 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).

Bus providers: FlixBus from Rome to Messina

You can travel by bus from Rome to Messina with FlixBus for as low as $21 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

FlixBus

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 Rome to Messina bus information:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 34 min
  • Average Price: $21
  • FlixBus frequency: 2 a day

Buses from Rome to Messina

The daily bus services from Rome to Messina are different and include connections in the morning, afternoon and evening. The first departure is around 06:30, the last one around 23:15. Not all connections offered are direct: some, in fact, provide for a change in Naples or Sibari, Calabria.

Which bus lines operate the Rome-Messinia route?

Rome Messina direct buses are served by BusCenter, Sais Autolinee, Salemi and Flixbus companies. The latter company also serves connections that provide for a change of bus during the journey with a variable stopover time.

How long does the bus journey Rome-Messina take?

Rome Messina buses that make a direct connection to get to your destination take about 8 to 9 hours. The duration is different if there is an intermediate change in Naples or Sibari: in this case, the time required to travel the route well exceeds 10 hours, arriving around 11-12 hours of travel.

How many buses are there from Rome to Messina?

Depending on the day selected for departure, the number of connections available varies: on weekdays there are about 8 trips, on Saturdays two and on Sundays five. The total is 40 departures per week, distributed over all time slots, but mainly concentrated in the early morning or evening after 21:00.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Rome to Messina?

Tiburtina Car Station:is located a few kilometers from the center to which it is connected by metro with a journey of about 20 minutes. The services offered are: permanent security, SOS columns, three ticket offices, toilets, parking for disabled and pregnant women, monitors with real-time indications of arrivals and departures and free wi-fi.

Piazza della Repubblica: the stop is located near the train station, where there are bars, luggage storage, shops, waiting room and toilets. The bus station is connected to the center, 0.9 km away, by several bus lines and taxis that reach the destination in ten minutes.

Travel Tips: Bus to Messina from Rome

Travel Tips: Take the bus to Messina easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rome to Messina.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Rome and Messina for the next 7 days starting from $21 (€20)  one way.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $27 (€26)  for a bus ticket between Rome and Messina.
The distance from Rome to Messina by bus is approximately 302 miles (487 km).
The Rome to Messina bus duration is on average 10 h, which is to be expected when traveling 302 miles (487 km) to Messina from Rome. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking a bus from Rome, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Rome, Termini, Roma, Via Marsala / Viale Enrico De Nicola and Rome, Rome Vaticano/ Fermata dell'autobus Via Crescenzio). When you arrive in Messina, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale), Messina and Messina, Viale Boccetta (Chiesa di San Francesco all'Immacolata).

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Roma Termini   to Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Roma Termini, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center of Rome.

The most popular arrival bus station, Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale), is located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city center of Messina.

If you're looking for buses from Rome to Messina, you can rely on Autoservizi Salemi, Autoservizi Salemi, BlaBlaCar, Sais Autolinee, Bus Center, Flixbus, Infobus or Itabus to get you to Messina. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Rome to Messina route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 5 direct buses from Rome to Messina per day with Flixbus, Infobus, Autoservizi Salemi or Itabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
The average number of buses departing Rome for Messina is 5 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Rome at 6: 45 AM. The last bus leaves from Rome at 9: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Rome to Messina and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book a bus ticket from Rome to Messina within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $27 (€26) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Rome and Messina are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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