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Cheap train tickets from Messina to Bologna

Showing times and prices for May 18

Cheapest

$58

Average

$106

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 Messina to Bologna will cost around $ 106 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 58.

Intercity
12:10PMMessina14h18 02:28AMBologna
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$581One-way
Intercity
11:10AMMessina14h18 01:28AMBologna
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$651One-way
Intercity Notte
03:45PMMessina16h51 08:36AMBologna
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$1941One-way

Train schedule from Messina to Bologna

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, May 18
Intercity
11:10AMMessina14h18 01:28AMBologna
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Intercity
12:10PMMessina14h18 02:28AMBologna
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Intercity Notte
03:45PMMessina16h51 08:36AMBologna
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Wed
May 18
$58Intercity
$54Flixbus
$10Wizz Air
Thu
May 19
$62Intercity
$53Flixbus
$23Malta Air
Fri
May 20
$104Intercity Notte
$52Flixbus
$6Malta Air
Sat
May 21
$42Intercity
$43Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Sun
May 22
$72Italo
$43Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Mon
May 23
$113Intercity
$46Flixbus
$29Malta Air
Tue
May 24
$62Intercity
$56Flixbus
$6Wizz Air

Fastest train times from Messina to Bologna

Showing times and prices for May 18

Fastest Journey

14 h 18 m

Average

15 h 9 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

784 km

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

These direct trains cover the 784 km distance in an average of 15 h 9 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 14 h 18 m .

The slowest trains will take 16 h 51 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.

Intercity
12:10PMMessina14h18 02:28AMBologna
0 changes
$581One-way
Intercity
11:10AMMessina14h18 01:28AMBologna
0 changes
$651One-way
Intercity Notte
03:45PMMessina16h51 08:36AMBologna
0 changes
$1941One-way

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Overview: Train from Messina to Bologna

distanceDistance485 miles (783 km)
durationAverage train duration14 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$89 (€80)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersItalo, Frecciarossa or Intercity

Trains from Messina to Bologna cover the 485 miles (783 km) long trip taking on average 14 h 18 min with our travel partners like Italo, Frecciarossa or Intercity. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $89 (€80), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $76 (€69). Travelers depart most frequently from Messina Centrale and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Train companies: Italo and Frecciarossa from Messina to Bologna trains

Buy your official Italo and Frecciarossa train tickets from Messina to Bologna from $76 (€69) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

Italo
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 from Messina to 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.

    Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Italo train ticket between Messina and Bologna:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID

    Travel Tips: Trains from Messina to Bologna

    Travel by train to Bologna 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 Messina to Bologna.
    FAQs

    How much does a cheap train between Messina and Bologna cost?

    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Messina to Bologna for as low as $76 (€69)  for the next 7 days.

    How much is a train ticket from Messina to Bologna?

    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $89 (€80)  for a train ticket between Messina and Bologna.

    How many miles is it from Messina to Bologna by train?

    The train distance from Messina to Bologna is around 485 miles (783 km).

    How many hours is the train time between Messina and Bologna?

    The train time between Messina and Bologna is on average 14 h 18 min  for the 485 miles (783 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Messina and Bologna by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What is the departure train station in Messina and arrival train station in Bologna?

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

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

    Where is the train station in Messina to go to Bologna? Where is the train station in Bologna located?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Messina Centrale, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center of Messina.

    The most popular arrival train station, Bologna Centrale, is located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city center of Bologna.

    What train providers offer a service between Messina and Bologna?

    Take the Messina to Bologna train with Italo, Frecciarossa or Intercity. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Messina to Bologna as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    What time is the earliest train from Messina to Bologna? What time is the last train from Messina to Bologna?

    The earliest train for this journey departs from Messina at 6: 15 AM. The last train leaves from Messina at 9: 10 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Messina to Bologna and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Bologna from Messina for the best deals?

    You can find trains from Messina to Bologna to cost on average $89 (€80) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Messina to Bologna train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Messina
    Bologna
    Messina Centrale is the most popular Messina 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 Messina for your trip to Bologna.