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from Bologna to Messina

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Fri
Oct 22
$126Intercity
$120Autoservizi Salemi
$113ITA
Sat
Oct 23
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$141sais
$76ITA
Sun
Oct 24
$128Intercity
$145sais
$133Malta Air
Mon
Oct 25
$122Intercity Notte
$110Autoservizi Salemi
$94ITA
Tue
Oct 26
$122Intercity Notte
$141sais
$73Malta Air
Wed
Oct 27
$122Intercity Notte
$110Autoservizi Salemi
$76ITA
Thu
Oct 28
$126Intercity
$150sais
$124Malta Air
Fri
Oct 29
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$120Autoservizi Salemi
$187ITA
Sat
Oct 30
$126Intercity
$152sais
$133Malta Air
Sun
Oct 31
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$141sais
$76ITA
Mon
Nov 1
$126Intercity
$106Autoservizi Salemi
$87Malta Air
Tue
Nov 2
$116Intercity Notte
$150sais
$54Malta Air
Thu
Nov 4
$69Intercity
$141sais
$12Wizz Air
Fri
Nov 5
$77Intercity
$110Autoservizi Salemi
$38Wizz Air
Sun
Nov 7
$65Intercity
$141sais
$17Malta Air
Mon
Nov 8
$71Intercity
$106Autoservizi Salemi
$12Wizz Air
Tue
Nov 9
$69Intercity
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$6Wizz Air
Thu
Nov 11
$65Intercity
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$17Wizz Air

Travel Information from Bologna to Messina

distanceDistance485 miles (783 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$105 - $125
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $105 (€86) • 12 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $111 (€91) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAutoservizi Salemi, Malta Air or Intercity

Travel 485 miles (783 km) by bus, flight or train from Bologna to Messina. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $105 (€86). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Autoservizi Salemi, Malta Air or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bologna to Messina.

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FAQs
How do I get from Bologna to Messina?

You can travel to Messina from Bologna 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Bologna to Messina?

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Messina is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $105 (€86) compared to other travel options to Messina:

Taking a bus is about $6 (€5) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $111 (€91) for this route.

Taking a bus is usually $20 (€16) less than taking a train to Messina, which costs on average $125 (€102) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Bologna to Messina?

The fastest way to get to Messina from Bologna is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Messina can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 12 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 14 h   of travel time.

What is the distance from Bologna to Messina?

The distance is approximately 485 miles (783 km) from Bologna to Messina.

When traveling between Bologna and Messina, what are the departure and arrival points in Bologna and Messina?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bologna to Messina:

  • Buses most often depart from Bologna at Bologna, Autostazione and arrive in Messina at Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).
  • Trains most often depart from Bologna at Bologna Centrale and arrive in Messina at Messina Centrale.
Who can get me from Bologna to Messina?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bologna to Messina, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Autoservizi Salemi can take you to Messina by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Autoservizi Salemi from Bologna to Messina for $105 (€86).
  • Travel with Malta Air for flights to Messina. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Malta Air Bologna to Messina tickets on Omio for $111 (€91).
  • Travel with Intercity for trains to Messina. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Intercity Bologna to Messina tickets on Omio for $125 (€102).
Where should I go next after I travel from Bologna to Messina?
Many of our customers traveling from Bologna to Messina don't make Messina their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Messina are Catania, Palermo or Rome, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Messina to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets from Bologna to Messina online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Bologna to Messina, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $105 (€86) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $111 (€91) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $125 (€102) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bologna to Messina online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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