The cheapest buses from Rome to Messina

Showing times and prices for Oct 29

Cheapest

$73

Average

$94

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 Rome to Messina will cost around $ 94 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 73.

2nd Cheapest
09:00PMRome9h00 06:00AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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$731One-way
08:00PMRome8h40 04:40AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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$741One-way
01:05PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina15h35 04:40AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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$1371One-way

Timetable Rome to Messina

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01:05PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina15h35 04:40AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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08:00PMRome8h40 04:40AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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09:00PMRome9h00 06:00AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Fri
Oct 29
$78Intercity
$71Flixbus
$62Wizz Air
Sat
Oct 30
$78Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$88Malta Air
Sun
Oct 31
$77Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$33Malta Air
Mon
Nov 1
$77Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$25Malta Air
Tue
Nov 2
$78Intercity
$49Flixbus
$63Malta Air
Wed
Nov 3
$53Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$28Malta Air
Thu
Nov 4
$40Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$14Malta Air
Fri
Nov 5
$65Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$13Malta Air
Sat
Nov 6
$53Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$6Wizz Air
Sun
Nov 7
$53Intercity
$41Flixbus
$12Wizz Air
Mon
Nov 8
$53Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$13Malta Air
Tue
Nov 9
$40Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$12Wizz Air
Wed
Nov 10
$28Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$6Wizz Air
Thu
Nov 11
$28Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$13Malta Air
Fri
Nov 12
$40Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$13Malta Air
Sat
Nov 13
$28Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$13Malta Air
Mon
Nov 15
$40Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$13Malta Air
Tue
Nov 16
$28Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$12Wizz Air
Wed
Nov 17
$28Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$6Wizz Air

The fastest buses from Rome to Messina

Showing times and prices for Oct 29

Fastest Journey

8 h 40 m

Average

11 h 5 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

487 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Rome for Messina every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 487 km distance in an average of 11 h 5 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h 40 m .

The slowest buses will take 15 h 35 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:00PMRome8h40 04:40AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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$741One-way
2nd Fastest
09:00PMRome9h00 06:00AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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$731One-way
01:05PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina15h35 04:40AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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$1371One-way

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Bus Information from Rome to Messina

distanceDistance302 miles (487 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$67 (€55)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesBus Center, BlaBlaCar, SAIS Autolinee, Autoservizi Salemi, Flixbus, Baltour or Autoservizi Salemi

Buses from Rome to Messina cover the 302 miles (487 km) long route taking on average 8 h 40 min with our travel partners like Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, SAIS Autolinee, Autoservizi Salemi, Flixbus, Baltour or Autoservizi Salemi. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $67 (€55), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $49 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).

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Rome to Messina with FlixBus

For as little as $49 (€40) you can travel by bus from Rome to Messina with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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.

    When purchasing your FlixBus bus tickets from Rome to Messina, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    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.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap buses to Messina from Rome cost?
    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Messina from Rome for as low as $49 (€40)  for the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a bus to Messina from Rome?
    The bus price from Rome to Messina is on average $67 (€55)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
    How far is Rome to Messina by bus?
    The Rome to Messina bus distance is approximately 302 miles (487 km).
    How long is the bus ride to Messina from Rome?
    On average the Rome to Messina bus time is 8 h 40 min  covering the 302 miles (487 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    What station does the bus from Rome to Messina depart from? Which Messina bus station do I come into from Rome?

    When taking a bus from Rome, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Rome, Tiburtina Station, Rome, Termini (G) and Rome, Roma Ostiense. 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).

    Where do I find the Rome bus station to Messina? Where is the Messina bus station?

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Roma Termini, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Rome.

    The most popular arrival bus station, Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale), is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Messina.

    Which bus providers should I travel with from Rome to Messina?
    For the trip from Rome to Messina you can take a bus with Bus Center, BlaBlaCar, SAIS Autolinee, Autoservizi Salemi, Flixbus, Baltour or Autoservizi Salemi. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Messina from Rome on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Can I find a direct bus from Rome to Messina?
    Yes, you can find a direct bus between Rome and Messina with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Autoservizi Salemi  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    What are the first and last departure bus times from Rome to Messina?
    You can take the first bus from Rome to Messina at 5: 45 AM. The last bus from Rome to Messina that you can take departs at 9: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Rome to Messina schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    How early should I purchase Rome to Messina bus tickets to get the best deals?
    If you buy the Rome to Messina bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $67 (€55). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Rome to Messina. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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