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Cheap train tickets and times from Rome to Messina

Showing times and prices for May 21

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

8 h 9 m

Average

8 h 46 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

487 km

Cheap train tickets from Rome to start from $81 with an average ticket price of $94.

The fastest train from Rome to takes 8h 9m in comparison to an average duration of 8h 46m and covers a distance of 487 km.

7 trains that leave Rome for every day with 4 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Intercity
11:26AM8h09
Rome Termini
07:35PMMessina Centrale
$811One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Intercity
07:24AM8h11
Rome Termini
03:35PMMessina Centrale
$811One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Intercity
07:24AM9h20
Rome Termini
04:44PMFiumara Gazzi
$831One-way
1 transfer
Intercity Notte
08:16PM8h59
Rome Termini
05:15AMMessina Centrale
$1111One-way
0 transfers
Intercity Notte
10:36PM9h29
Rome Termini
08:05AMMessina Centrale
$1111One-way
0 transfers

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Offers and deals from Rome to Messina

Discover the offers available on trains covering the route from Rome to Messina and choose the solutions that best suit your needs. Below, you will find a selection of the most popular offers proposed by Trenitalia and Italo

Up to 70% discount
Italo eXtra SUMMER
Italo's "eXtra SUMMER" offer upgrades your travel with priority boarding, lounge access, complimentary dining, and dedicated support
Exclusive offers
CartaFreccia
The CartaFreccia loyalty program offers passengers exclusive benefits and rewards when traveling with Trenitalia
Up to 60% discount
FrecciaDAYS
FrecciaDAYS offers discounted fares on select travel dates for passengers using Frecciarossa

Overview: Train from Rome to Messina

distanceDistance302 miles (487 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$85 (€73)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesIntercity, Intercity Notte, Italo or Frecciargento

Trains from Rome to Messina cover the 302 miles (487 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 5 min with our travel partners like Intercity, Intercity Notte, Italo or Frecciargento. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $85 (€73), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $60 (€51). Travelers depart most frequently from Rome Termini and arrive in Messina Centrale.

Train providers: Intercity, Intercity Notte and Italo from Rome to Messina trains

Find the best trains between Rome and Messina with Omio's travel partners Intercity, Intercity Notte and Italo from $44 (€38). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Intercity Notte is an Italian train service operated by Trenitalia. It runs overnight services between major cities in Italy, making it a great option for travelers looking to save time and money. The Intercity Notte offers two types of trains: the Frecciarossa Notte and the Frecciargento Notte. The Frecciarossa Notte is the fastest train, with speeds of up to 300 km/h, while the Frecciargento Notte is slightly slower but still offers a comfortable journey. Both trains offer a range of onboard facilities, including comfortable seating, air conditioning, and Wi-Fi. Trenitalia offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Comfort, and Business. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Comfort and Business tickets offer additional benefits such as priority boarding and access to the lounge. The most popular routes for Intercity Notte are Rome to Milan, Rome to Venice, and Milan to Venice. These routes offer travelers the chance to explore some of Italy's most iconic cities in a convenient and comfortable way.

Intercity Notte from Rome to Messina train information:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 41 min
  • Cheapest Price: $65

Italo, Frecciargento, Intercity, Intercity Notte classes from Rome to Messina

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Rome to Messina with Italo, Frecciargento, 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 Rome to Messina

FAQs: Travel by train from Rome 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 Rome to Messina.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Rome to Messina can start from as little as $59 (€51) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Rome to Messina is $85 (€73); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Rome to Messina train time is 8 h 5 min   covering the 302 mile (487 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Rome to Messina leaves at 5: 24 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Rome to Messina leaves at 10: 44 PM.
Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day from Rome to Messina with Intercity or Intercity Notte. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Rome to Messina with Italo or Frecciargento. Overall you can travel with the following companies: Intercity, Intercity Notte, Italo or Frecciargento.
Take the Rome to Messina train with Intercity, Intercity Notte, Italo or Frecciargento. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Rome to Messina as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Rome to Messina with Intercity Notte. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Rome, you have various train station options to start your route from including Rome Termini, Rome Tiburtina and Rome Trastevere. When arriving in Messina, you can end your journey in train stations like Messina Centrale, Messina Marittima and Messina.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Rome Termini, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Messina Centrale, located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Rome to Messina is April.
You have options as you can travel from Rome to Messina 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Rome and Messina

Rome
Messina
Rome Termini is the most popular Rome 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 Rome for your trip to Messina.
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Phone Number
+39 064745421
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Rome Termini
Metro lines: A (red), B (blue)
Bus lines: 5, H, 38, 40 Express, 50 Express, 64, 66, 70, 75, 82, 90 Express, 92, 105, 150F, 223, 310, 590, 714, 910, C2, C3
Tram lines: 5, 14
Train lines: Italo, FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, EN, CNL, R, Leonardo Express
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Phone Number
+39 892021
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 35 - 20: 20
Public transit options for Rome Tiburtina
Metro lines: LB
Bus lines: 62, 71, 111, 111F, 120F, 135, 163, 168, 211, 309, 409, n409, n041, C2, C3, Airport Shuttle
Train lines: FR, FA, IC, REG, FL1, FL2, FL3
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