You can get from Rome to Messina by train, bus or flight.
To get from Rome to Messina on Aug 12 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||302 miles (487 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||$23 - $68|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $44 (€41) • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Wizz Air or Intercity|
Travel 302 miles (487 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Messina from Rome. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Wizz Air or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Rome to Messina.
You can travel from Rome to Messina 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to get from Rome to Messina is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $23 (€21) compared to other travel options to Messina:
A ferry is $20 (€19) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Rome to Messina costing on average $43 (€40).
Taking a ferry is about $21 (€20) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $44 (€41) for this trip.
Taking a ferry is usually $46 (€42) less than taking a train to Messina, which costs on average $68 (€64) for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel to Messina from Rome is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by bus can take 8 h 35 min on average.
In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min on average.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 45 min of travel time.
The distance is approximately 302 miles (487 km) from Rome to Messina.
The average frequency per day from Rome to Messina is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Rome and 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 Rome to Messina:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rome to Messina, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Rome to Messina with the following travel companies:
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.
When planning your trip from Rome to Messina, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Rome to Messina online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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