Travel options
from Naples to Messina

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

Our recommendation

To get from Naples to Messina on Oct 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:50PMNaples Centrale7h40 08:30PMMessina Marittima
2 changes
$351One-way
Cheapest
12:50PMNaples Centrale7h40 08:30PMMessina Marittima
2 changes
$351One-way
Other options
09:50AMNaples Centrale5h45 03:35PMMessina Centrale
0 changes
$621One-way
01:45PMNaples Centrale5h50 07:35PMMessina Centrale
0 changes
$621One-way
08:50AMNaples Centrale8h35 05:25PMMessina Marittima
2 changes
$351One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sat
Oct 23
$35Regionale
$37Flixbus
$56Malta Air
Sun
Oct 24
$35Regionale
$37Flixbus
$98ITA
Mon
Oct 25
$35Regionale
$37Flixbus
$60easyJet
Tue
Oct 26
$35Regionale
$32Flixbus
$79ITA
Wed
Oct 27
$28Intercity
$37Flixbus
$10Malta Air
Thu
Oct 28
$35Regionale
$40Flixbus
$36easyJet
Fri
Oct 29
$35Regionale
$41Flixbus
$56Malta Air
Sat
Oct 30
$35Regionale
$68sais
$19Malta Air
Sun
Oct 31
$35Regionale
$68sais
$40easyJet
Mon
Nov 1
$35Regionale
$41Flixbus
$157Volotea
Tue
Nov 2
$22Intercity
$47Flixbus
$34easyJet
Fri
Nov 5
$20Intercity
$33Flixbus
$20Malta Air
Mon
Nov 8
$28Intercity
$28Flixbus
$12Malta Air
Tue
Nov 9
$22Intercity
Find prices
$79Alitalia
Wed
Nov 10
$22Intercity
$32Flixbus
$15Malta Air
Thu
Nov 11
$17Intercity
$28Flixbus
$26Volotea

Travel Information between Naples and Messina

distanceDistance195 miles (314 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $40
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $25 (€20) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $25 (€20) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air, Flixbus or Regionale

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 195 miles (314 km) from Naples to Messina. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Malta Air, Flixbus or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Naples to Messina.

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FAQs
How do I reach Messina from Naples?

There are 3 ways to travel between Naples and Messina including taking a flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Naples and Messina is by taking a flight with an average price of $25 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Messina:

A flight is $15 (€12) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Naples to Messina costing on average $40 (€32).

Taking a flight is about $10 (€8) less than taking a train, which costs on average $34 (€28) for this route.

What is the fastest way from Naples to Messina?

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

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 7 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 45 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Naples to Messina would I travel?

The distance is approximately 195 miles (314 km) from Naples to Messina.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Naples to Messina?

The average frequency per day from Naples to Messina is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Napoli, Napoli Centrale and tend to arrive in Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).
  • Trains mostly leave from Napoli Centrale and tend to arrive in Messina Centrale.
Who can get me from Naples to Messina?

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

  • Travel with Malta Air for flights to Messina. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Malta Air Naples to Messina tickets on Omio for $25 (€20).
  • Flixbus can get you to Messina by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Naples to Messina for $40 (€32) on Omio.
  • Travel with Regionale for trains to Messina. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Regionale Naples to Messina tickets on Omio for $34 (€28).
Is there a way to travel directly from Naples to Messina?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Messina with Intercity or Intercity Notte with 1 direct train per day.

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.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Naples to Messina?
Your trip from Naples to Messina doesn't have to end in Messina. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Catania, Palermo or Rome. If you’d like to add Catania, Palermo or Rome to your Naples to Messina tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Messina today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Naples to Messina online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Naples 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 $25 (€20) one way on average for this trip.
  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $40 (€32) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $34 (€28) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Naples 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