The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Florence to Messina is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 5 trains that leave Florence for Messina every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||444 miles (716 km)|
|Average train duration||11 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||$97 (€88)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Frecciarossa, Intercity, Italo or Intercity Notte|
Trains from Florence to Messina cover the 444 miles (716 km) long route taking on average 11 h 51 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa, Intercity, Italo or Intercity Notte. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $59 (€53), but the average price of train tickets is $97 (€88). Travelers depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Messina Centrale.
For as little as $59 (€53) you can travel by train from Florence to Messina with Frecciarossa, Italo and Intercity. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
Italo is a brand of high-speed trains operated by the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV). Its fleet of trains includes 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 a maximum speed of 150 mph (250 km/h). Italo offers four different class options, but each train car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort. You can choose between the Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive classes. 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 movies, music and games). Italo offers three types of fares with different prices and flexibility: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex.
When departing from Florence, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Campo di Marte and Firenze Rifredi. When arriving in Messina, you can end your journey in train stations like Messina Centrale and Messina Marittima.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella, which is located around 5.2 miles (8.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Messina Centrale, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.
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