Bologna to Messina train

Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Messina

Showing times and prices for Jul 03

Cheapest

82

Average

93

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.

Intercity Notte
04:18PMBologna13h17 05:35AMMessina
0 transfers
821One-way
Intercity
09:35PMBologna16h00 01:35PMMessina
0 transfers
1041One-way

Train schedule from Bologna to Messina

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Intercity Notte
04:18PMBologna13h17 05:35AMMessina
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Intercity
09:35PMBologna16h00 01:35PMMessina
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Bologna to Messina

Showing times and prices for Jul 03

Fastest Journey

13 h 17 m

Average

14 h 38 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

784 km

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

Intercity Notte
04:18PMBologna13h17 05:35AMMessina
0 transfers
821One-way
Intercity
09:35PMBologna16h00 01:35PMMessina
0 transfers
1041One-way

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Frecciarossa

Overview: Train from Bologna to Messina

distanceDistance485 miles (783 km)
durationAverage train duration13 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$67 (€61)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersFrecciarossa, Intercity, Frecciargento or Italo

Trains from Bologna to Messina cover the 485 miles (783 km) long trip taking on average 13 h 17 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa, Intercity, Frecciargento or Italo. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $67 (€61), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $42 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Messina Centrale.

Train companies: Frecciarossa, Intercity and Italo from Bologna to Messina trains

Buy your official Frecciarossa, Intercity and Italo train tickets from Bologna to Messina from $42 (€38) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

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Frecciarossa

Italo is a brand of high-speed trains from the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV) offering regular services to popular cities around Italy, such as Rome, Naples, Florence and Milan. Among its fleet of trains are the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). You can choose from the following Italo ticket types when purchasing tickets to Messina from Bologna: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex. Italo offers four different class options: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Standard services in all Italo trains include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of films, music and games). While some amenities may differ based on the class option booked, each train car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort.

    If you're looking for cheap Intercity tickets between Bologna and Messina, check out Omio! With one-way Bologna to Messina train ticket prices starting as low as $42 (€38) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Messina from Bologna by showing you the latest Intercity offers, train schedules and tickets for this 485 miles (783 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with Intercity. If you search for Intercity tickets to Messina from Bologna in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Bologna to Messina on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with Intercity so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

    There’s no need to fly between Italian hotspots when you can simply take a Frecciarossa train to reach your destination in just a few hours. Frecciarossa is the premier high-speed train service from Trenitalia, Italy’s national railroad company, with around 200 connections made across Italy per day. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), making them one of the fastest in the world. You can expect to travel 485 miles (783 km) from Bologna to Messina on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

    You can find the best deals on cheap Frecciarossa train tickets right here. As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio shows you all travel information for the Bologna to Messina journey, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times, and cheap fares. Once you’re ready, buy your Bologna to Messina train ticket on Omio and enjoy traveling in full comfort on a Frecciarossa train!

      Travel Tips: Trains from Bologna to Messina

      Travel by train 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 Bologna to Messina.
      FAQs
      Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Messina from Bologna for as low as $42 (€38)  for the next 7 days.
      If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bologna to Messina train to cost on average $67 (€61)  one way.
      The distance to Messina from Bologna by train is approximately 485 miles (783 km).
      On average the Bologna to Messina train travel time is 13 h 17 min  for the 485 miles (783 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

      When taking the train between Bologna and Messina, you can choose to depart from train stations like Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini. Your journey can end in train stations such as Messina Centrale, Messina Marittima and Messina, Fiumara Gazzi.

      Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bologna Centrale   and arrive in Messina Centrale.

      Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Bologna Centrale and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

      Passengers arriving in Messina most often arrive at Messina Centrale and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from this train station to the city center.

      For the best Bologna to Messina train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Frecciarossa, Intercity, Frecciargento or Italo. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Bologna and Messina to compare what amenities they may offer.
      You can take the first train from Bologna to Messina at 10: 00 AM. The last train from Bologna to Messina that you can take departs at 9: 35 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Bologna to Messina schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
      The price of a one way train ticket from Bologna to Messina is on average $67 (€61) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Bologna to Messina available a few months in advance.

      Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

      Bologna
      Messina
      Bologna Centrale is the most popular Bologna railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bologna for your trip to Messina.
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      WifiWifi
      LockersLockers
      ParkingParking
      ATMATM
      TaxisTaxis
      AccessibilityAccessibility
      phone
      Phone Number
      +39 892021
      ticketOfficeHours
      Ticket Office Hours
      Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
      Public transit options for Bologna Centrale
      Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
      Monorail lines: Marconi Express
      Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN

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