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Rome to Messina

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4 suggested routes to go from Rome to Messina by flight, ferry, train, car, bus

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Reggio Calabria
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Villa San Giovanni
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How to travel from Rome to Messina ?

Trip Rome Messina

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, ferry, bus, train
Distance304 mi
Direct lineYes

Messina is your next holiday destination but you're wondering how to go there and how it is possible to get the cheapest Rome to Messina transport offers? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling, trains, ferries and flights to get to Messina. You just have to specify the departure date to Messina then let Vivanoda search for you. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Rome - Messina offer that suits you best.

To travel from Rome, flights, ferries, trains, carpooling or buses of Trenitalia, Liberty Lines, Meridiano Lines, Alitalia, Caronte & Tourist, FlixBus, Vueling Airlines and Blue Panorama Airlines will carry you to Messina.

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Rome to Messina bus

Travelling only by bus from Rome to Messina is not possible. You will have to take other means of transport: ridesharing, train, boat and plane.

Departure bus stations in Rome

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in Rome from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. Finally, have your ticket checked by the driver of FlixBus and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • Roma Tiburtina

Train Rome to Messina

Is it possible to go directly by train from Rome to Messina?

Yes, the Rome to Messina route is served by a direct train. The schedule may vary along the week, and direct trains may only operate on certain days. To find the cheapest Rome-Messina train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Night train Rome Messina

No need to pay an extra hotel room in Messina when you have the possibility to travel by night aboard a sleeper train.

High speed train Rome Messina

Travelling at a speed between 125mph to 220mph, those trains are the fastest solution to go from Rome to Messina by train.

Rome Messina train companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: Trenitalia.
Trenitalia Rome Messina

Railway stations from Rome

  • Roma Termini

Railway stations in Messina

  • Messina Centrale + Messina Marittima

Rome to Messina ferries

There is no possibility to travel only by ferry for the trip to Messina from the city of Rome. Change modes of transport and use coach, carpooling, rail or flight in combination with the ferry.

What companies operate the Rome Messina ferry route?

The companies Metromare, Liberty Lines, Meridiano Lines and Caronte & Tourist operate the Rome to Messina crossings.

Metromare Rome MessinaLiberty Lines Rome MessinaMeridiano Lines Rome MessinaCaronte & Tourist Rome Messina

Messina ferry terminals

Change in Reggio Calabria or Villa San Giovanni and continue travelling to Messina boarding one of the ferry of Caronte & Tourist, Meridiano Lines, Liberty Lines or Metromare.
  • Messina
  • Messina Caronte Tourist Ferries

Cheap flights from Rome to Messina

Which airlines operate flights for the Rome Messina trip?

We count 3 airlines to schedule a direct service between the airport of Rome and the one of Messina: Blue Panorama Airlines, Vueling Airlines and Alitalia.
Blue Panorama Airlines Rome MessinaVueling Airlines Rome MessinaAlitalia Rome Messina

Departure airport in Rome

  • FCO Fiumicino

Carpool from Rome to Messina

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Rome-Messina ride. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get Rome-Messina rides searching three days in advance than one month. This is interesting for lastminute travel to Messina.

Before you book your Rome-Messina ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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