Florence to Messina train

Cheap train tickets from Florence to Messina

Showing times and prices for Aug 12

Cheapest

86

Average

116

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.

Cheapest
06:40AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella12h55 07:35PMMessina Centrale
2 transfers
861One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:45AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella14h50 03:35PMMessina Centrale
2 transfers
1001One-way
05:45AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella13h50 07:35PMMessina Centrale
2 transfers
1131One-way
06:00AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella9h35 03:35PMMessina Centrale
1 transfer
1261One-way
07:05AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella8h30 03:35PMMessina Centrale
2 transfers
1541One-way

Train schedule from Florence to Messina

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, August 12
12:45AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella14h50 03:35PMMessina Centrale
2 transfers
05:45AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella13h50 07:35PMMessina Centrale
2 transfers
06:00AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella9h35 03:35PMMessina Centrale
1 transfer
06:40AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella12h55 07:35PMMessina Centrale
2 transfers
07:05AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella8h30 03:35PMMessina Centrale
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Florence to Messina

Showing times and prices for Aug 12

Fastest Journey

8 h 30 m

Average

11 h 56 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

717 km

It's difficult to get from Florence to Messina without transferring at least once.

Fastest
07:05AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella8h30 03:35PMMessina Centrale
2 transfers
1541One-way
2nd Fastest
06:00AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella9h35 03:35PMMessina Centrale
1 transfer
1261One-way
06:40AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella12h55 07:35PMMessina Centrale
2 transfers
861One-way
05:45AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella13h50 07:35PMMessina Centrale
2 transfers
1131One-way
12:45AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella14h50 03:35PMMessina Centrale
2 transfers
1001One-way

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Overview: Train from Florence to Messina

distanceDistance444 miles (716 km)
durationAverage train duration12 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$97 (€89)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersItalo, Frecciargento, Intercity or Frecciarossa

Trains from Florence to Messina cover the 444 miles (716 km) long trip taking on average 12 h 55 min with our travel partners like Italo, Frecciargento, Intercity or Frecciarossa. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $97 (€89), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $93 (€86). Travelers depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Messina Centrale.

Train providers: Italo, Intercity and Frecciarossa from Florence to Messina trains

You can travel by train between Florence and Messina with Italo, Intercity and Frecciarossa for as low as $93 (€86). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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Frecciarossa

If you're looking for cheap Intercity tickets between Florence and Messina, check out Omio! With one-way Florence to Messina train ticket prices starting as low as $93 (€86) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Messina from Florence by showing you the latest Intercity offers, train schedules and tickets for this 444 miles (716 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 from Florence to Messina 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 Florence 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.

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.

Florence to Messina train information with Italo:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 4 min
  • Italo frequency: 3 a day

Enjoy a comfortable train ride from Florence to Messina with Frecciarossa, the premier high-speed train service from Trenitalia. Frecciarossa trains make about 200 connections across Italy per day and are known for their comfort, speed and reduced environmental impact. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), making your 444 miles (716 km) long route from Florence to Messina smooth and easy. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

Omio shows you the latest Trenitalia Frecciarossa train schedule for the Florence to Messina route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming trip. Prices for Frecciarossa trains between Florence and Messina start as low as $104 (€96) on Omio. You can select from three different ticket options: Super Economy, Economy, and Base. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap train from Florence to Messina with us today and enjoy your journey with Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa!

  • Average Price: $104

Travel Tips: Trains from Florence 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 Florence to Messina.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Florence to Messina trains for as little as $94 (€86)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $97 (€89)  for a train ticket from Florence to Messina.
The distance to Messina from Florence by train is approximately 444 miles (716 km).
The Florence to Messina train duration is on average 12 h 55 min, which is to be expected when traveling 444 miles (716 km) to Messina from Florence. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking a train from Florence, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte. When you arrive in Messina, your train can arrive in train stations including Messina Centrale, Messina Marittima and Messina, Fiumara Gazzi.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Firenze Santa Maria Novella   to Messina Centrale.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to this train station.

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

For the route from Florence to Messina you can take a train with Italo, Frecciargento, Intercity or Frecciarossa. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Florence to Messina on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
You can take the first train from Florence to Messina at 4: 40 AM. The last train from Florence to Messina that you can take departs at 10: 53 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Florence to Messina schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
If you purchase the Florence to Messina train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $97 (€89). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Messina from Florence. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Florence
Messina
Firenze Santa Maria Novella is the most popular Florence 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 Florence for your trip to Messina.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 0552352595
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Tram lines: T1, T2
Bus lines: 6, 11, 12, 13, 17, 23, 36, 37, C4
Train lines: FR, FA, Italo
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 15 - 20: 45
Public transit options for Firenze Campo di Marte
Bus lines: 12, 13, 33
Train lines: FA, IC, ICN, R

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