Cheap train tickets from Messina to Rome

Showing times and prices for Dec 9

Cheapest

$71

Average

$129

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 $ 129 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 71.

Cheapest
06:30PMMessina Marittima8h20 02:50AMRome Tiburtina
2 changes
$711One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:10PMMessina Centrale8h28 09:38PMRome Termini
0 changes
$761One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:10AMMessina Centrale8h24 06:34PMRome Termini
0 changes
$761One-way
12:35AMMessina Centrale9h16 09:51AMRome Termini
0 changes
$1691One-way
10:10PMMessina Centrale9h08 07:18AMRome Termini
0 changes
$1691One-way

Train schedule from 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
0 changes
01:10PMMessina Centrale8h28 09:38PMRome Termini
0 changes
06:30PMMessina Marittima8h20 02:50AMRome Tiburtina
0 changes
10:10PMMessina Centrale9h08 07:18AMRome Termini
0 changes

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Wed
Dec 8
$169Intercity Notte
$66Sais Autolinee
$43ITA
Thu
Dec 9
$71Intercity Notte
$48Flixbus
$22Malta Air
Fri
Dec 10
$71Intercity Notte
$66Sais Autolinee
$31Wizz Air
Sat
Dec 11
$51Intercity
$63Sais Autolinee
$10Malta Air
Sun
Dec 12
$75Intercity
$66Sais Autolinee
$31Malta Air
Mon
Dec 13
$51Intercity
$63Sais Autolinee
$10Malta Air
Tue
Dec 14
$39Intercity
$127sais
$10Malta Air
Wed
Dec 15
$39Intercity
$61Sais Autolinee
$10Malta Air
Thu
Dec 16
$39Intercity
$63Sais Autolinee
$6Wizz Air
Fri
Dec 17
$51Intercity
$61Sais Autolinee
$6Wizz Air
Sat
Dec 18
$39Intercity
$61Sais Autolinee
$6Malta Air
Sun
Dec 19
$51Intercity
$63Sais Autolinee
$6Wizz Air
Mon
Dec 20
$48Intercity
$63Sais Autolinee
$6Wizz Air
Tue
Dec 21
$51Intercity
$61Sais Autolinee
$6Wizz Air
Wed
Dec 22
$63Intercity
$63Sais Autolinee
$6Wizz Air
Thu
Dec 23
$75Intercity
$72Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Fri
Dec 24
$39Intercity
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$24Wizz Air
Sat
Dec 25
$20Intercity
$44Flixbus
$49ITA
Sun
Dec 26
$51Intercity
$48Flixbus
$28Wizz Air
Mon
Dec 27
$75Intercity
$48Flixbus
$38Malta Air
Tue
Dec 28
$51Intercity
$48Flixbus
$34Wizz Air

Fastest train times from Messina to Rome

Showing times and prices for Dec 9

Fastest Journey

8 h 20 m

Average

8 h 40 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

487 km

Of the 6 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 40 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 20 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
06:30PMMessina Marittima8h20 02:50AMRome Tiburtina
2 changes
$711One-way
2nd Fastest
10:10AMMessina Centrale8h24 06:34PMRome Termini
0 changes
$761One-way
12:35AMMessina Centrale8h25 09:00AMRome Termini
1 changes
$2131One-way
01:10PMMessina Centrale8h28 09:38PMRome Termini
0 changes
$761One-way
10:10PMMessina Centrale9h08 07:18AMRome Termini
0 changes
$1691One-way

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Overview: Train from Messina to Rome

distanceDistance302 miles (487 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$75 (€63)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersIntercity, Intercity Notte, Trenitalia, Frecciarossa or Italo

Trains from Messina to Rome cover the 302 miles (487 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 20 min with our travel partners like Intercity, Intercity Notte, Trenitalia, Frecciarossa or Italo. 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 $39 (€33), but the average price of train tickets is $75 (€63). Travelers depart most frequently from Messina Centrale and arrive in Roma Termini.

Train companies

Trenitalia, Frecciarossa and Italo Messina – Rome

Find the best trains from Messina to Rome with Omio's travel partners Trenitalia, Frecciarossa and Italo from $39 (€33). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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Looking to travel by train between Messina and Rome? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with Trenitalia. Check Omio to see current Trenitalia train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Messina to Rome train and book Trenitalia tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Messina and Rome, you can expect to travel 302 miles (487 km) one-way with Trenitalia. If you search for trains from Messina to Rome in the Omio app, you can check if the Trenitalia ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Trenitalia, we do the work for you to get you safely to Rome from Messina. Book that perfect Messina to Rome train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Trenitalia!

    When you buy your Trenitalia train tickets from Messina to Rome don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • 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!

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Messina to Rome
    Travel by train to Rome 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 Rome.
    FAQs
    How much are cheap trains between Messina and Rome?
    Train tickets to Rome from Messina for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $39 (€33)  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a train from Messina to Rome?
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $75 (€63)  for a train ticket to Rome from Messina.
    What is the distance from Messina to Rome by train?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Messina and Rome by train to be approximately 302 miles (487 km).
    How long is the train between Messina and Rome?
    While the time it takes to travel 302 miles (487 km) from Messina to Rome can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Messina to Rome train journey time is on average 8 h 20 min.
    What train station in Messina goes to Rome? What train station do I come into Rome from Messina?

    There are a few train stations in Messina to start your journey from including Messina Centrale, Messina Marittima and Messina, Fiumara Gazzi. In Rome you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense.

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

    Where is the Messina train station located? Where is the Rome train station located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Messina Centrale and travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Roma Termini and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Rome.

    What train companies go from Messina to Rome?
    For the route from Messina to Rome you can take a train with Intercity, Intercity Notte, Trenitalia, Frecciarossa or Italo. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Messina to Rome on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Are there any nonstop train services from Messina to Rome?
    Yes, there are 2 direct trains to Rome from Messina per day with Intercity or Intercity Notte  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    How many trains per day are there to Rome from Messina?
    On average, there are 2 trains a day from Messina to Rome. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When is the earliest train from Messina to Rome? When is the last train from Messina to Rome?
    You can take the first train from Messina to Rome at 9: 10 AM. The last train from Messina to Rome that you can take departs at 5: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Messina to Rome schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    How early should I purchase Messina to Rome train tickets to get the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets to Rome from Messina within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $75 (€63) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Messina to Rome a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Messina
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    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 Rome.