Travel options
from Milan to Messina

You can get from Milan to Messina by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Milan to Messina on Oct 20 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:25PMMilan Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport1h50 09:15PMCatania Fontanarossa Airport
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$191One-way
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07:25PMMilan Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport1h50 09:15PMCatania Fontanarossa Airport
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$191One-way
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09:55AMMilan Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport1h50 11:45AMCatania Fontanarossa Airport
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$191One-way
06:40AMMilan Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport1h50 08:30AMCatania Fontanarossa Airport
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$221One-way
06:40PMMilan Malpensa Airport2h00 08:40PMCatania Fontanarossa Airport
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$421One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Tue
Oct 19
$146Intercity
$111Flixbus
$50Wizz Air
Wed
Oct 20
$104Intercity Notte
$106Flixbus
$16Malta Air
Thu
Oct 21
$104Intercity Notte
$87Flixbus
$16Malta Air
Fri
Oct 22
$104Intercity Notte
$86Flixbus
$22Wizz Air
Sat
Oct 23
$104Intercity Notte
$85Flixbus
$44Wizz Air
Sun
Oct 24
$104Intercity Notte
$80Flixbus
$27Malta Air
Mon
Oct 25
$104Intercity Notte
$86Flixbus
$69Wizz Air
Tue
Oct 26
$104Intercity Notte
$106Flixbus
$16Malta Air
Wed
Oct 27
$104Intercity Notte
$106Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Thu
Oct 28
$136Frecciarossa
$150Marino Autolinee
$39Malta Air
Fri
Oct 29
$146Intercity
$113Autoservizi Salemi
$81Wizz Air
Sat
Oct 30
$117Intercity Notte
$162Marino Autolinee
$78Malta Air
Sun
Oct 31
$104Intercity Notte
$150Marino Autolinee
$44Wizz Air
Mon
Nov 1
$104Intercity Notte
$108Autoservizi Salemi
$37easyJet
Tue
Nov 2
$98Intercity Notte
$156Marino Autolinee
$53easyJet
Wed
Nov 3
$65Intercity
$108Autoservizi Salemi
$6Malta Air
Thu
Nov 4
$86Intercity
$63Flixbus
$11Malta Air
Fri
Nov 5
$89Intercity
$108Autoservizi Salemi
$6Malta Air
Sat
Nov 6
$86Intercity
$150Marino Autolinee
$12Malta Air
Sun
Nov 7
$92Intercity Notte
$150Marino Autolinee
$17Malta Air
Mon
Nov 8
$89Intercity
$108Autoservizi Salemi
$19Malta Air

Travel Information to Messina from Milan

distanceDistance598 miles (964 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$99 - $140
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $99 (€81) • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $99 (€81) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Malta, Flixbus or Intercity

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 598 miles (964 km) from Milan to Messina. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $99 (€81). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Air Malta, Flixbus or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Milan to Messina.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Milan to Messina?

There are 3 travel options from Milan to Messina: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Milan to Messina the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Messina from Milan is by taking a flight, which costs on average $99 (€81).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Messina:

Taking a flight is about $7 (€5) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $105 (€86) for this trip.

A flight is $42 (€34) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Milan to Messina costing on average $140 (€114).

What is the quickest way from Milan to Messina?

The fastest way to get to Messina from Milan is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Messina can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 16 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 16 h 35 min   on average.

How many miles from Milan to Messina would I travel?

The distance from Milan to Messina is approximately 598 miles (964 km).

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Milan at Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Messina at Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).
  • Trains mostly leave from Milano Centrale and tend to arrive in Messina Centrale.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Milan to Messina?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Milan to Messina:

  • You can go to Messina from Milan by plane with Air Malta. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $99 (€81) with Air Malta from Milan to Messina on Omio.
  • You can take a bus from Milan to Messina with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $105 (€86) with Flixbus from Milan to Messina.
  • You can take a train from Milan to Messina with Intercity. Cheap tickets can be found for $140 (€114) with Intercity from Milan to Messina.
Can I travel directly from Milan to Messina?

Yes, there are direct routes from Milan to Messina with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct flight with Malta Air or Wizz Air.
  • You can book a direct bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct train with Intercity Notte.

Direct services to Messina tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Messina from Milan ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Milan to Messina often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Catania, Palermo or Rome. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Milan and Messina itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Messina and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets between Milan and Messina online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Milan to Messina, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket costs $99 (€81) one way on average for this route.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $105 (€86) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $140 (€114) one way.

But we recommend booking Milan to Messina tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey