Cheap train tickets from Catania to Messina

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Cheapest

£7

Average

£8

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Catania to Messina will cost around £ 8 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.

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19:35Catania Centrale1h33 21:08Messina Centrale
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£71One-way
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06:26Catania Centrale2h07 08:33Messina Centrale
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£71One-way
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11:04Catania Centrale1h59 13:03Messina Centrale
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£71One-way
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05:01Catania Centrale2h02 07:03Messina Centrale
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£71One-way
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17:47Catania Centrale2h06 19:53Messina Centrale
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£71One-way

Train schedule Catania to Messina

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05:01Catania Centrale2h02 07:03Messina Centrale
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05:29Catania Centrale2h17 07:46Messina Centrale
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06:17Catania Centrale1h34 07:51Messina Centrale
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06:26Catania Centrale2h07 08:33Messina Centrale
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08:08Catania Centrale1h34 09:42Messina Centrale
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08:41Catania Centrale1h12 09:53Messina Centrale
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10:17Catania Centrale1h06 11:23Messina Centrale
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10:20Catania Centrale1h42 12:02Messina Centrale
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11:04Catania Centrale1h59 13:03Messina Centrale
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11:18Catania Centrale1h27 12:45Messina Centrale
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12:54Catania Centrale2h12 15:06Messina Centrale
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13:27Catania Centrale2h09 15:36Messina Centrale
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14:10Catania Centrale1h39 15:49Messina Centrale
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14:24Catania Centrale1h58 16:22Messina Centrale
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15:31Catania Centrale1h24 16:55Messina Centrale
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15:40Catania Centrale2h19 17:59Messina Centrale
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16:24Catania Centrale1h43 18:07Messina Centrale
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17:19Catania Centrale1h21 18:40Messina Centrale
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17:47Catania Centrale2h06 19:53Messina Centrale
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18:36Catania Centrale1h24 20:00Messina Centrale
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19:35Catania Centrale1h33 21:08Messina Centrale
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19:39Catania Centrale2h06 21:45Messina Centrale
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21:09Catania Centrale1h31 22:40Messina Centrale
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27 May
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Fastest train times from Catania to Messina

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 6 m

Average

1 h 45 m

Trains per day

23

Distance

87 km

Of the 23 trains that leave Catania for Messina every day 23 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 87 km distance in an average of 1 h 45 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 6 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 19 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:17Catania Centrale1h06 11:23Messina Centrale
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£111One-way
2nd Fastest
08:41Catania Centrale1h12 09:53Messina Centrale
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£101One-way
17:19Catania Centrale1h21 18:40Messina Centrale
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£71One-way
15:31Catania Centrale1h24 16:55Messina Centrale
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£71One-way
18:36Catania Centrale1h24 20:00Messina Centrale
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£71One-way

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Overview: Train from Catania to Messina

distanceDistance53 miles (86 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£7 (€8)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersTrenitalia, Intercity, Regionale, Regionale Veloce or Frecciabianca

Trains from Catania to Messina cover the 53 miles (86 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 31 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia, Intercity, Regionale, Regionale Veloce or Frecciabianca. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £7, but the average price of train tickets is £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Catania Centrale and arrive in Messina Centrale.

Train companies: Trenitalia trains Catania to Messina

Trenitalia trains will get you to Messina from Catania from £7. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Trenitalia

Enjoy the train ride to Messina from Catania with Trenitalia, Italy’s main operator of train services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In many cases, Trenitalia trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia tickets to Messina from Catania are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travellers, which you can use on Omio. When travelling on a Trenitalia train from Catania to Messina, you can expect to travel 53 miles (86 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Catania to Messina trip and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!

    These are Trenitalia 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Catania to Messina:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Refund or voucher policy
    • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
    • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
    • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

    Travel Tips: Trains from Catania to Messina

    Travel by train 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 Catania to Messina.
    FAQs

    What is the cost of cheap trains between Catania and Messina?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Catania and Messina for as little as £7  in the next 7 days.

    How much does the train from Catania to Messina cost on average?

    The Catania to Messina train ticket price is on average £7  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.

    What is the distance by train from Catania to Messina?

    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Catania to Messina via train to be approximately 53 miles (86 km).

    How many hours does it take from Catania to Messina by train?

    On average the Catania to Messina train time is 1 h 31 min  covering the 53 miles (86 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    Which train station from Catania to Messina do I depart from? Which Messina train station from Catania do I arrive in?

    There are a few train stations in Catania to start your route from including Catania Centrale and Catania Ognina. In Messina you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Messina Centrale, Messina Marittima and Messina, Fiumara Gazzi.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Catania Centrale   and arrive in Messina Centrale.

    Where is the departure train station in Catania located? Where is the arrival train station in Messina located?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Catania Centrale, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Messina Centrale, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

    What train providers go from Catania to Messina?

    When taking a train from Catania to Messina, you can count on Trenitalia, Intercity, Regionale, Regionale Veloce or Frecciabianca for the best way to get you to Messina. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Messina from Catania and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    Can I buy a direct train from Catania to Messina?

    Yes, there are direct trains to Messina from Catania, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Frecciabianca, Regionale or Intercity  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

    When is the earliest train from Catania to Messina? When is the last train from Catania to Messina?

    The first Catania to Messina train departs at 06: 08   and the last train from Catania to Messina leaves at 20: 09. Check out the most up-to-date Catania to Messina train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    How early should I purchase train tickets to Messina from Catania to score the best deals?

    If you purchase a train ticket to Messina from Catania within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £7 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Catania and Messina are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Catania
    Messina
    Catania Centrale is the most popular Catania railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Catania for your journey to Messina.