Messina to Bologna train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Messina to Bologna

Showing times and prices for May 24

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

11 h 18 m

Average

13 h 28 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

784 km

Cheap train tickets from Messina to start from $134 with an average ticket price of $155.

The fastest train from Messina to takes 11h 18m in comparison to an average duration of 13h 28m and covers a distance of 784 km.

4 trains that leave Messina for every day with 1 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Intercity
01:20PM14h08
Messina Centrale
03:28AMBologna Centrale
$1341One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
Intercity Notte
04:45PM14h22
Messina Centrale
07:07AMBologna Centrale
$1431One-way
0 transfers
Intercity
12:35AM14h07
Messina Centrale
02:42PMBologna Centrale
$1491One-way
1 transfer
Frecciarossa
12:35AM11h18
Messina Centrale
11:53AMBologna Centrale
$1941One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Messina to Bologna

distanceDistance485 miles (783 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$108 (€94)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesIntercity Notte, Italo or Intercity

Trains from Messina to Bologna cover the 485 miles (783 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 48 min with our travel partners like Intercity Notte, Italo or Intercity. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $41 (€36), but the average price of train tickets is $108 (€94). Travelers depart most frequently from Messina Centrale and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

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

For as little as $53 (€46) you can travel by train from Messina to Bologna with Intercity Notte, Italo and Intercity. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Trenitalia Intercity is a high-speed train service operated by the Italian national railway company, Trenitalia. It operates throughout the country, with services running from early morning to late evening. The Intercity trains come in two types: the Intercity Plus, which is the fastest and most comfortable, and the Intercity, which is slightly slower but still offers a comfortable journey. Onboard facilities include air conditioning, power sockets, Wi-Fi, and a bar service. There are several ticket types available, including Standard, Super Economy, and Business. The most popular routes for Trenitalia Intercity are from Rome to Milan, Naples to Florence, and Turin to Venice.

Intercity from Messina to Bologna train information:

  • Average Duration: 13 h 57 min
  • Cheapest Price: $61
  • Intercity frequency: 1 a day

Italo, Intercity, Intercity Notte classes from Messina to Bologna

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Messina to Bologna with Italo, Intercity, Intercity Notte

Italo

Club Executive Class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable armchair
  • Extra legroom
  • Personal 9” screen
  • Solo seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat
  • Dedicated on-board catering service
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Access to Italo Club Lounge
  • Fast track included
  • Free entertainment access

Italo

Prima Business Class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom
  • No personal screen available
  • Solo seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat
  • No dedicated on-board catering service
  • Free Italo welcome service
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No access to Italo Club Lounge
  • Fast track included
  • Free entertainment access

Italo

Smart Class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Non extra legroom
  • No personal screen available
  • Solo seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • No meal service at seat
  • No dedicated on-board catering service
  • No welcome service
  • Snack Area
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • Luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No access to Italo Club Lounge
  • Fast track not available
  • Free entertainment access

FAQs: Trains from Messina to Bologna

FAQs: Travel by train from Messina 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
Cheap train tickets from Messina to Bologna can start from as little as $41 (€36) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Messina to Bologna is $108 (€94); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Bologna from Messina is on average 10 h 48 min   for the 485 mile (783 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Messina to Bologna by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Messina to Bologna leaves at 9: 15 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Messina to Bologna leaves at 8: 10 PM.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Messina to Bologna with Intercity. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Bologna. Take the fast train with Italo from Messina to Bologna.
Take the Messina to Bologna train with Intercity Notte, Italo 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.
Yes, you can take a night train from Messina to Bologna with Intercity Notte. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Messina, you have various train station options to start your route from including Messina Centrale, Messina Marittima and Messina. When arriving in Bologna, you can end your trip in train stations like Bologna Centrale, Bologna, Aeroporto and Bologna Borgo Panigale.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Messina Centrale, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bologna Centrale, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Messina to Bologna by train is January.
You have options as you can travel between Messina and Bologna 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Messina and Bologna

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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.
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