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.
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10 h 45 m
15 h 23 m
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Of the 7 trains that leave Milan for Messina every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||598 miles (964 km)|
|Average train duration||17 h 5 min|
|Average train ticket price||£101 (€112)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Intercity Notte, Frecciargento, Italo, Frecciarossa, Intercity or Trenitalia|
Trains from Milan to Messina cover the 598 miles (964 km) long trip taking on average 17 h 5 min with our travel partners like Intercity Notte, Frecciargento, Italo, Frecciarossa, Intercity or Trenitalia. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £101, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £94. Travellers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Messina Centrale.
Travel to Messina from Milan from £94 with Omio’s train partners Italo, Frecciarossa and Trenitalia! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
Trenitalia is Italy’s national railway company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains include its high-speed trains Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia trains.
Taking a train with Trenitalia is a great way to travel to Messina from Milan, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 598 miles (964 km) long train trip. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Milan to Messina journey with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia train timetable, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes from Milan to Messina, and buy your cheap Trenitalia train ticket on Omio easily and securely today.
There’s no need to fly between Italian hotspots when you can simply take a Frecciarossa train to reach your destination in just a few hours. Frecciarossa is the premier high-speed train service from Trenitalia, Italy’s national railway company, with around 200 connections made across Italy per day. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), making them one of the fastest in the world. You can expect to travel 598 miles (964 km) between Milan and Messina on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, toilets, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.
You can find the best deals on cheap Frecciarossa train tickets right here. As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio shows you all travel information for the Milan to Messina trip, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times, and cheap fares. Once you’re ready, buy your Milan to Messina train ticket on Omio and enjoy travelling in full comfort on a Frecciarossa train!
Italo is a brand of high-speed trains operated by the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV). Its fleet of trains 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 train that can reach a maximum speed of 150 mph (250 km/h). Italo offers four different class options, but each train carriage 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 trains include toilets, 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.
Some of the Milan train stations to Messina you can start your journey from include Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Messina include Messina Centrale, Messina Marittima and Messina, Fiumara Gazzi.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Milano Centrale and arriving in Messina Centrale.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Milano Centrale, which is located around 2.3 miles (3.7 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.
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