Rome to Messina train

Cheap train tickets from Rome to Messina

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Cheapest

67

Average

91

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.

Cheapest
11:26AMRome Termini8h09 07:35PMMessina Centrale
0 transfers
671One-way
Cheapest
07:26AMRome Termini8h09 03:35PMMessina Centrale
0 transfers
671One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:26AMRome Termini7h59 05:25PMMessina Marittima
2 transfers
671One-way
09:06PMRome Termini9h04 06:10AMMessina Centrale
0 transfers
951One-way
11:00PMRome Termini9h05 08:05AMMessina Centrale
0 transfers
951One-way

Train schedule from Rome to Messina

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, July 8
07:26AMRome Termini8h09 03:35PMMessina Centrale
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08:58AMRome Termini6h37 03:35PMMessina Centrale
1 transfer
09:26AMRome Termini7h59 05:25PMMessina Marittima
2 transfers
11:26AMRome Termini8h09 07:35PMMessina Centrale
0 transfers
09:06PMRome Termini9h04 06:10AMMessina Centrale
0 transfers
09:15PMRome Termini8h55 06:10AMMessina Centrale
1 transfer
10:35PMRome Termini7h35 06:10AMMessina Centrale
1 transfer
11:00PMRome Termini9h05 08:05AMMessina Centrale
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Fastest train times from Rome to Messina

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Fastest Journey

6 h 37 m

Average

8 h 11 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

487 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Rome for Messina every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:58AMRome Termini6h37 03:35PMMessina Centrale
1 transfer
1031One-way
2nd Fastest
10:35PMRome Termini7h35 06:10AMMessina Centrale
1 transfer
1251One-way
09:26AMRome Termini7h59 05:25PMMessina Marittima
2 transfers
671One-way
11:26AMRome Termini8h09 07:35PMMessina Centrale
0 transfers
671One-way
07:26AMRome Termini8h09 03:35PMMessina Centrale
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671One-way

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Frecciarossa

Overview: Train from Rome to Messina

distanceDistance302 miles (487 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$72 (€67)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa, Trenitalia, Italo, Frecciargento, Intercity or Intercity Notte

Trains from Rome to Messina cover the 302 miles (487 km) long route taking on average 5 h 3 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Italo, Frecciargento, Intercity or Intercity Notte. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $72 (€67), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $68 (€63). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Messina Centrale.

Train providers: Frecciarossa, Trenitalia and Italo from Rome to Messina trains

For as little as $68 (€63) you can travel by train between Rome and Messina with Frecciarossa, Trenitalia and Italo. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Trenitalia
Italo
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia is Italy’s national railroad company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains include its high-speed trains Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia trains.

Taking a train with Trenitalia is a great way to travel between Rome and Messina, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 302 miles (487 km) long train route. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Rome to Messina trip with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia train schedule, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes from Rome to Messina, and buy your cheap Trenitalia train ticket on Omio easily and securely today.

    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 between Rome and Messina: 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.

      Step on board a Frecciarossa train and relax as you travel across Italy. Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa high-speed trains make about 200 connections across Italy per day, including major destinations like Rome, Florence, Milan, Venice and Naples. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), so you can travel 302 miles (487 km) between Rome and Messina quickly on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. There are four different classes to choose from: Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

      We show you the latest Frecciarossa train schedule for the Rome to Messina route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming trip. You can find other travel information on Omio for this journey, such as departure and arrival train stations, journey times, number of stops, and cheap fares. You can select from three ticket types: Super Economy, Economy, and Base. Once you’ve picked your ticket, book a cheap train between Rome and Messina with us today and enjoy your journey with Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa!

        Travel Tips: Trains from Rome to Messina

        Travel by train 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
        Train tickets between Rome and Messina for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $68 (€63)  one way in the next 7 days.
        If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Rome to Messina train price to come in at an average of $72 (€67)  one way.
        You should expect to travel around 302 miles (487 km)  from Rome to Messina by train.
        The Rome to Messina train duration is on average 5 h 3 min, which is to be expected when traveling 302 miles (487 km) to Messina from Rome. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

        Some of the Rome train stations to Messina you can start your journey from include Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Messina include Messina Centrale, Messina Marittima and Messina, Fiumara Gazzi.

        When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Roma Termini   and arriving in Messina Centrale.

        Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Roma Termini and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

        Passengers arriving in Messina most often arrive at Messina Centrale and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from this train station to the city center.

        For the route from Rome to Messina you can take a train with Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Italo, Frecciargento, Intercity or Intercity Notte. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Messina from Rome on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
        Yes, there are 2 direct trains per day from Rome to Messina, and you can find a direct train for this route 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.
        The average number of trains departing Rome for Messina is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
        You can take the first train from Rome to Messina at 5: 26 AM. The last train from Rome to Messina that you can take departs at 9: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Rome to Messina schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
        In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets from Rome to Messina within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $72 (€67) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Rome to Messina a few months in advance.

        Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

        Rome
        Messina
        Roma 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.
        Amenities at station
        WifiWifi
        LockersLockers
        ParkingParking
        ATMATM
        TaxisTaxis
        AccessibilityAccessibility
        phone
        Phone Number
        +39 064745421
        ticketOfficeHours
        Ticket Office Hours
        Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 22: 00
        Public transit options for Roma 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
        Amenities at station
        WifiWifi
        LockersLockers
        ParkingParking
        ATMATM
        TaxisTaxis
        AccessibilityAccessibility
        phone
        Phone Number
        +39 892021
        ticketOfficeHours
        Ticket Office Hours
        Mon - Sun: 06: 35 - 20: 20
        Public transit options for Roma 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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