How to travel from Messina to Florence

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Travel Information to Florence from Messina

distanceDistance444 miles (716 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $87
fastestFastest modeFlight • $87 (€77) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Vueling or Intercity

Travel 444 miles (716 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Florence from Messina. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Vueling or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Messina to Florence.

Travel Tips: Travel from Messina to Florence

Travel to Florence 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 Florence.

There are 4 travel options from Messina to Florence: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Messina to Florence is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $3 (€3) compared to other travel options to Florence:

A ferry is $66 (€59) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Messina to Florence costing on average $69 (€62).

Taking a ferry is about $83 (€74) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $87 (€77) for this trip.

A ferry is generally $69 (€62) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $72 (€65) from Messina to Florence.

The fastest way from Messina to Florence is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Florence that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 11 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 1 min   of travel time.

Florence is approximately 444 miles (716 km) away from Messina.

The average frequency per day from Messina to Florence is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Florence from Messina as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Messina to Florence:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Messina to Florence depart from Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale) to Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Most travelers take a train from Messina Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Florence. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Messina to Florence tickets on Omio for $69 (€62).
  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Florence. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Messina to Florence tickets on Omio for $87 (€77).
  • Travel with Intercity for trains to Florence. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Intercity Messina to Florence tickets on Omio for $72 (€65).
Many of our customers traveling from Messina to Florence don't make Florence their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Florence are Rome, Milan or Venice, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Florence to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $69 (€62) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $87 (€77) one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost $3 (€3) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $72 (€65) one way on average.

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

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