How to get from Bari to Messina

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Travel Information from Bari to Messina

distanceDistance213 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £76
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £3 • 9 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £76 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Travel 213 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Bari to Messina. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Bari to Messina.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bari to Messina

Travel 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 Bari to Messina.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Bari to Messina. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bari to Messina, which costs on average £3.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Messina:

A train is generally £30 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £32 from Bari to Messina.

A train journey is usually £74 less than a journey to Messina by plane, which costs on average £76 for the same trip.

A train journey is usually £2 less than a journey to Messina by ferry, which costs on average £4 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Messina from Bari is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 5 min   on average.

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In comparison, getting to Messina by train can take on average 9 h 25 min.

The Bari to Messina distance is approximately 213 miles.

The average frequency per day from Bari to Messina is:

  • 2 coaches a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bari to Messina:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Bari to Messina depart from Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi (Stazione Centrale) to Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Bari to Messina depart from Bari Centrale to Messina Centrale.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bari to Messina, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Messina by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Bari to Messina tickets on Omio for £32.
  • Ryanair can take you to Messina by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Ryanair from Bari to Messina for £76.

Yes, there are direct routes from Bari to Messina with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Messina with Infobus or Sais Autolinee with 1 direct coach per day.
  • You can find direct flights per day to take to Messina with Ryanair.
  • You can find direct trains per day to Messina with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Messina tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Your journey from Bari to Messina doesn't have to end in Messina. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Catania, Palermo or Rome. If you’d like to add Catania, Palermo or Rome to your Bari to Messina trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Messina today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £32 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £76 one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost £4 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £3 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Messina from Bari online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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