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from Messina to Taranto

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Travel Information to Taranto from Messina

distanceDistance181 miles (292 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$44 - $52
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $44 (€36) • 6 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $44 (€36) • 6 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Intercity

Take a bus or train to travel 181 miles (292 km) from Messina to Taranto. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $44 (€36). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Messina to Taranto.

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Travel from Messina to Taranto
Travel to Taranto 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 Taranto.
How do I travel from Messina to Taranto?

You can travel from Messina to Taranto 2 different ways: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Taranto from Messina is by taking a bus, which costs on average $44 (€36).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Taranto:

A bus is $8 (€7) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Messina to Taranto costing on average $52 (€43).

What is the quickest way from Messina to Taranto?

The quickest way to travel between Messina and Taranto is by bus, which takes on average 6 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Taranto by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.

How far is it from Messina to Taranto?

The distance is approximately 181 miles (292 km) from Messina to Taranto.

What are the departure and arrival points in Messina and in Taranto?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale) to Taranto, Porto Mercantile.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Messina to Taranto depart from Messina Centrale to Taranto, Porto Mercantile.
Who can get me from Messina to Taranto?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Taranto by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Messina to Taranto for $44 (€36) on Omio.
  • Travel with Intercity for trains to Taranto. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Intercity Messina to Taranto tickets on Omio for $52 (€43).
Where should I go next after I travel from Messina to Taranto?
Many of our customers traveling from Messina to Taranto don't make Taranto their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Taranto are Rome, Bari or Naples, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Taranto to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Messina and Taranto online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $44 (€36) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $52 (€43) one way on average.

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

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