How to travel from Naples to Messina

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Travel Information to Messina from Naples

distanceDistance195 miles (314 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$12 - $59
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 6 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $59 (€50) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus, easyJet or Intercity

Travel 195 miles (314 km) by train, bus or flight from Naples to Messina. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Itabus, easyJet or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Naples to Messina.

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from Naples to Messina

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

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Naples to Messina is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Itabus
09:30PM7h10
Napoli, Autostazione Metropark
04:40AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
$461One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Itabus
09:30PM7h10
Napoli, Autostazione Metropark
04:40AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
$461One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
easyJet
07:00AM1h00
Naples International Airport (NAP)
08:00AMCatania Fontanarossa Airport (CTA)
$2081One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixBus
12:05PM7h45
Napoli, Napoli Centrale
07:50PMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
$1101One-way
0 transfers
sais
04:50PM11h50
Napoli, Napoli Centrale
04:40AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
$921One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
11:05PM6h45
Napoli, Napoli Centrale
05:50AMMessina, Piazza Della Repubblica
$1101One-way
0 transfers
ITA
11:20AM3h20
Naples International Airport (NAP)
02:40PMCatania Fontanarossa Airport (CTA)
$2411One-way
1 transfer
easyJet
07:30PM1h05
Naples International Airport (NAP)
08:35PMCatania Fontanarossa Airport (CTA)
$2791One-way
0 transfers
ITA
06:35AM2h55
Naples International Airport (NAP)
09:30AMCatania Fontanarossa Airport (CTA)
$3391One-way
1 transfer

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Travel on Intercity, easyJet and Italo travel from Naples to Messina at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Italo is a brand of high-speed travel operated by the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV). Its fleet of travel includes the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly travel that can reach a maximum speed of 150 mph (250 km/h). Italo offers four different class options, but each travel car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort. You can choose between the Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive classes. Standard services in all Italo travel include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of movies, music and games). Italo offers three types of fares with different prices and flexibility: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

        FAQs: Travel from Naples to Messina

        FAQs: Travel to Messina 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 Naples to Messina.
        FAQs

        There are 3 options to travel from Naples to Messina including taking a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel between Naples and Messina is a bus with an average price of $12 (€10).

        This is compared to other travel options from Naples to Messina:

        Taking a bus costs $47 (€40) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $59 (€50).

        Taking a bus costs $23 (€20) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $35 (€30).

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

        Other travel options to Messina take longer:

        Getting to Messina by bus takes 6 h 40 min on average.

        Getting to Messina by train takes 5 h 9 min on average.

        Messina is approximately 195 miles (314 km) away from Naples.

        The average frequency per day from Naples to Messina is:

        • 3 buses a day.
        • 1 train per day.

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

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

        • Most travelers catch their bus from Naples Capodichino Airport Terminal Bus and arrive in Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).
        • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Naples to Messina depart from Naples Centrale to Messina Centrale.

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

        • You can take a bus from Naples to Messina with Itabus, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar or Autoservizi Salemi. Cheap tickets can be found for $12 (€10) with Itabus from Naples to Messina.
        • You can take a flight from Naples to Messina with easyJet, Ryanair, Volotea, Malta Air or Alitalia. Cheap tickets can be found for $59 (€50) with easyJet from Naples to Messina.
        • You can travel from Naples to Messina by train with Intercity, Regionale, Intercity Notte or Italo. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $35 (€30) with Intercity from Naples to Messina.

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

        • You can check for a direct bus to Messina with Itabus or FlixBus with 3 direct buses per day.
        • You can find 1 direct train per day to Messina with Intercity or 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 route.

        Looking to extend your trip from Naples to Messina? Many Omio customers who go from Naples to Messina usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Catania, Rome, Milazzo, Palermo or Taormina. If you're looking to explore Catania, Rome, Milazzo, Palermo or Taormina from Messina, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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