Travel options
from Rome to Messina

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

Our recommendation

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

09:15AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h15 10:30AMCatania Fontanarossa Airport
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$631One-way
Cheapest
09:45PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h15 11:00PMCatania Fontanarossa Airport
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$491One-way
Other options
09:10AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h15 10:25AMCatania Fontanarossa Airport
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$751One-way
06:45PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h15 08:00PMCatania Fontanarossa Airport
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$751One-way
08:50PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h15 10:05PMCatania Fontanarossa Airport
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$731One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sat
Oct 23
$78Intercity
$46Flixbus
$49ITA
Sun
Oct 24
$78Intercity
$49Flixbus
$20Malta Air
Mon
Oct 25
$78Intercity
$50Flixbus
$50Wizz Air
Tue
Oct 26
$53Intercity
$43Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Wed
Oct 27
$53Intercity
$41Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Thu
Oct 28
$78Intercity
$49Flixbus
$60ITA
Fri
Oct 29
$78Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$100Wizz Air
Sat
Oct 30
$78Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$60ITA
Sun
Oct 31
$53Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$8Malta Air
Mon
Nov 1
$78Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$24Malta Air
Tue
Nov 2
$78Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$28Malta Air
Wed
Nov 3
$41Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$17Malta Air
Thu
Nov 4
$41Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$12Malta Air
Fri
Nov 5
$49Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$13Malta Air
Sat
Nov 6
$28Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$13Malta Air
Sun
Nov 7
$41Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$6Wizz Air
Mon
Nov 8
$41Intercity
$74Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Tue
Nov 9
$28Intercity
$74Autoservizi Salemi
$6Wizz Air
Wed
Nov 10
$28Intercity
$44Flixbus
$6Wizz Air
Thu
Nov 11
$28Intercity
$73Sais Autolinee
$12Malta Air

Travel Information from Rome to Messina

distanceDistance302 miles (487 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $78
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $35 (€28) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $35 (€28) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesWizz Air, Autoservizi Salemi or Intercity

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 302 miles (487 km) to Messina from Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $35 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Wizz Air, Autoservizi Salemi or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rome to Messina.

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FAQs
How do I get from Rome to Messina?

There are 3 ways to get from Rome to Messina: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Messina from Rome is by taking a flight, which costs on average $35 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Messina:

Taking a flight is about $39 (€32) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $73 (€60) for this journey.

Taking a flight is about $43 (€35) less than taking a train, which costs on average $78 (€64) for this trip.

What is the quickest way from Rome to Messina?

The quickest way to travel between Rome and Messina is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 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 40 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 19 min   on average.

What is the distance between Rome and Messina?

The distance from Rome to Messina is approximately 302 miles (487 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Rome to Messina is:

  • 2 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Rome to Messina?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Rome at Rome, Tiburtina Station and arrive in Messina at Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).
  • Trains from Rome to Messina most often leave from Roma Termini and arrive in Messina Centrale.
Which travel companies can take me from Rome to Messina?

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

  • You can go to Messina from Rome by plane with Wizz Air. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $35 (€28) with Wizz Air from Rome to Messina on Omio.
  • You can go to Messina from Rome by bus with Autoservizi Salemi. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $73 (€60) with Autoservizi Salemi from Rome to Messina on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Rome and Messina with Intercity, and you can find Intercity Rome to Messina tickets for $78 (€64) on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Rome and Messina ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Rome to Messina often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Catania, Palermo or Milan. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rome and Messina itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Messina and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Rome to Messina online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $35 (€28) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $73 (€60) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $78 (€64) one way on average.

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.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey