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The cheapest trains from Messina to Rome

Showing times and prices for Aug 5

Cheapest

$80

Average

$148

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 Rome will cost around $ 148 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 80.

Cheapest
10:10AMMessina Centrale8h24 06:34PMRome Termini
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$801One-way
Cheapest
01:10PMMessina Centrale8h28 09:38PMRome Termini
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$801One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:10PMMessina Centrale9h08 07:18AMRome Termini
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$1781One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:35AMMessina Centrale9h16 09:51AMRome Termini
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$1781One-way
12:35AMMessina Centrale8h25 09:00AMRome Termini
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$2241One-way

Timetable Messina to Rome

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12:35AMMessina Centrale8h25 09:00AMRome Termini
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12:35AMMessina Centrale9h16 09:51AMRome Termini
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10:10AMMessina Centrale8h24 06:34PMRome Termini
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01:10PMMessina Centrale8h28 09:38PMRome Termini
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10:10PMMessina Centrale9h08 07:18AMRome Termini
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Aug 4
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$76Autoservizi Salemi
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Thu
Aug 5
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$29Malta Air
Fri
Aug 6
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$18Malta Air
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Aug 7
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$18Malta Air
Sun
Aug 8
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Mon
Aug 9
$80Intercity
$73Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Tue
Aug 10
$41Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Wed
Aug 11
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Thu
Aug 12
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Fri
Aug 13
$80Intercity
$131SAIS Autolinee
$17Wizz Air
Sat
Aug 14
$80Intercity
$75Flixbus
$12Wizz Air
Sun
Aug 15
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Mon
Aug 16
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$28Wizz Air
Tue
Aug 17
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$31Wizz Air
Wed
Aug 18
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$26Wizz Air
Thu
Aug 19
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$28Wizz Air
Fri
Aug 20
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$56Alitalia
Sat
Aug 21
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$70Wizz Air
Sun
Aug 22
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$77Wizz Air
Mon
Aug 23
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$48Malta Air
Tue
Aug 24
$80Intercity
$76Autoservizi Salemi
$32Wizz Air

The fastest trains from Messina to Rome

Showing times and prices for Aug 5

Fastest Journey

8 h 24 m

Average

8 h 44 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

487 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Messina for Rome every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 487 km distance in an average of 8 h 44 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 24 m .

The slowest trains will take 9 h 16 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.

Fastest
10:10AMMessina Centrale8h24 06:34PMRome Termini
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$801One-way
2nd Fastest
12:35AMMessina Centrale8h25 09:00AMRome Termini
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$2241One-way
01:10PMMessina Centrale8h28 09:38PMRome Termini
0 changes
$801One-way
10:10PMMessina Centrale9h08 07:18AMRome Termini
0 changes
$1781One-way
12:35AMMessina Centrale9h16 09:51AMRome Termini
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$1781One-way

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Train Information between Messina and Rome

distanceDistance302 miles (487 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$75 (€59)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersIntercity, Intercity Notte, Trenitalia or Frecciarossa

Trains from Messina to Rome cover the 302 miles (487 km) long route taking on average 8 h 24 min with our travel partners like Intercity, Intercity Notte, Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $41 (€33)], but the average price of train tickets is $75 (€59). Travelers depart most frequently from Messina Centrale and arrive in Roma Termini.

Train companies

Messina to Rome with Trenitalia, Frecciarossa and Italo

Buy your official Trenitalia, Frecciarossa and Italo train tickets from Messina to Rome from $41 (€33) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

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Enjoy the train ride between Messina and Rome with Trenitalia, Italy’s main provider of train services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In many cases, Trenitalia trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia tickets between Messina and Rome are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia train between Messina and Rome, you can expect to travel 302 miles (487 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Messina to Rome route and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!

These are Trenitalia's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Messina to Rome:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Trains from Messina to Rome

Explore all the beauty of Italy’s west coast as you comfortably travel by train from Messina to Rome, the Eternal City! Messina to Rome trains depart every day of the week, making the 436 miles (702 km) journey in about 8h 30 to 9h, depending on route and whether or not your train will make a connection at Naples Centrale. Cheap trains to Rome from Messina leave throughout the day, with about six departures from just after midnight until the last train leaves around 10 p.m. (there are about half as many departures available on Saturdays).

Messina to Rome Train Time: Daily Departures

Messina to Rome trains depart every day of the week, beginning just after midnight and continuing until around 10 p.m., with about six departures each day. This equates to about 39 trains per week, as only about half as many trains are available on Saturdays as on other days of the week.

How long is the journey by train from Messina to Rome?

Your journey by train from Messina to Rome will vary in duration depending on the route your train takes and on connections along the way. While there are some direct itineraries available, many trips will include a connection at Naples Centrale. Taking into account the various trips available, most passengers can generally expect their Messina to Rome train ride to last about 8h 30m to 9h.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Messina to Rome?

Departure train station: Messina Centrale is a major transit hub located on the eastern coast of the island of Sicily, just across from the "toe" of the Italian peninsula. This station, owned by the Italian State Railways Company (Ferrovie dello Stato) features two levels, with a ticketing office, newsstand, and a few bars all located on the ground floor. Escalators and stairs lead up to the second floor where the tracks can be accessed. As a local transportation hub, Messina Centrale is easily reached by bus, taxi, or even ferry (from the strait of Messina)!

Arrival train station: Roma Termini is a large station very conveniently positioned on the Piazzale dei Cinquecento in the heart of Rome. From here it is very easy to reach other parts of the city on either Lines A or B of the Metro or by hailing one of the many taxicabs waiting just outside. Before leaving the station, travelers can take advantage of the tourist information desk or one of the travel agencies which keep offices there. Various cafés and shops also offer traveler amenities, and for the health conscious there is even a grocery store located on the lower level! Another possible arrival station is Roma Tiburtina, the second-largest train station in the city, located just to the northeast of Roma Termini. From this station travelers can reach other parts of the city by using the Metro Line B, or even by utilizing the FR1 or FR2 lines, either of which also connect to the airport. Before leaving Tiburtina, travelers are encouraged to take advantage of the left luggage office if needed or perhaps to find refreshment after a long journey in the cafeteria.

Which train companies travel from Messina to Rome?

Presently the sole provider of rail services between Messina and Rome is the Italian State Railways Company, known as the Ferrovie dello Stato. This company provides inter-city trains to Rome from Messina through its subsidiary, Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers Messina to Rome train service seven days a week, with about six departures leaving the island each day for the journey north to Rome.

Trenitalia trains from Messina to Rome

Trenitalia operates between Messina and Rome every day of the week, sometimes in conjunction with Frecciarossa. On these trains Trenitalia permits passengers to bring luggage on board without any restrictions on size or weight. As an example, travelers are welcome to bring their bicycles onto the train, granted the bikes are disassembled and kept in traveling bags or can be folded neatly so as not to block the walkways. Service animals are also permitted on board without restriction, although pets must be kept within their traveling cases for the duration of the journey to Rome’s stations.

Train Messina to Rome: Services on Board

Trenitalia offers 1st Class service on its trains to Rome, which includes bistro dining options and cloth armchairs, in addition to a choice between Super Economy, Economy, and Base fares, each offering varying change and cancellation policies. On those trains with FrecciaRossa, travelers may expect a choice between 2nd Class and 1st Class seating, both of which feature the standard cloth armchair seats described above, with available bistro dining, and what Trenitalia describes as "plenty" of storage space. The primary difference between these seating classes is the policies which govern the change or cancellation of ticket fares. As always, passengers with reduced mobility traveling nationally on Trenitalia trains can receive additional assistance boarding and deboarding the trains while at the stations, as provided by the Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) railway management company.

How to find cheap train tickets from Messina to Rome?

Finding cheap trainss from Messina to Rome isn’t as mysterious as one might expect, with experienced train travelers agreeing on these three tips for getting the best ride at the best price: Firstly, it pays to book ahead! When you book your train to Rome early, you beat the crowds and the rising ticket prices that come with full passenger cars. Additionally, booking early provides you with the chance to make any necessary changes without getting hit with last minute fees. Secondly, every pro knows to consider different departure times and even different departure days. It’s amazing how much a train from Messina to Rome can vary in price when you simply wait an hour or two to depart! Thirdly, always remember to enjoy the ride. Being open to slower trains or those with connections may seem like a waste of time, but these trains often bring great savings in ticket fares! By being flexible and planning ahead, you can be sure of saving money on your next train trip!

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Trains from Messina to Rome
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FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Messina and Rome cost?
Train tickets to Rome from Messina for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $41 (€33)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Messina to Rome?
The train price from Messina to Rome is on average $75 (€59)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is Rome from Messina by train?
The train distance from Messina to Rome is around 302 miles (487 km).
How long is the train ride from Messina to Rome?
On average the Messina to Rome train time is 8 h 24 min  covering the 302 miles (487 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Messina goes to Rome? What train station do I come into Rome from Messina?

When taking the train to Rome from Messina, you can choose to depart from train stations like Messina Centrale, Messina Marittima and Messina, Fiumara Gazzi. Your route can end in train stations such as Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense.

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

Where is the departure train station in Messina located? Where is the arrival train station in Rome located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Messina Centrale, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Roma Termini, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

What train companies offer a service to Rome from Messina?
For the best Messina to Rome train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Intercity, Intercity Notte, Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Messina to Rome to compare what amenities they may offer.
Is there a direct train from Messina to Rome?
Yes, there are direct trains from Messina to Rome, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Intercity or Intercity Notte  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
What are the first and last departure train times from Messina to Rome?
You can take the first train from Messina to Rome at 8: 10 AM. The last train from Messina to Rome that you can take departs at 12: 16 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Messina to Rome schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I purchase the Messina to Rome train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Messina and Rome within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $75 (€59) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Messina to Rome a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Messina
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Contesse
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Fiumara Gazzi
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Messina Centrale
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Messina Marittima
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Mili Marina
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Tremestieri
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