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from Bologna to Messina

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Travel Information to Messina from Bologna

distanceDistance485 miles (783 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £75
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £4 • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £4 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air, Autoservizi Salemi or Intercity

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 485 miles (783 km) between Bologna and Messina. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £4. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Malta Air, Autoservizi Salemi or Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Bologna to Messina.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bologna 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 Bologna to Messina.

How do I travel from Bologna to Messina?

There are 3 travel options from Bologna to Messina: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bologna to Messina?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Bologna to Messina. Tickets for a flight cost on average £4.

This is compared to other travel options to Messina:

A flight journey is usually £71 less than a journey to Messina by coach, which costs on average £75 for the same trip.

A flight is £20 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Bologna to Messina costing on average £24.

What is the fastest way to Messina from Bologna?

The quickest way to travel between Bologna and Messina is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Messina by coach can take on average 13 h 30 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 26 min   on average.

How many miles are between Bologna and Messina

The distance from Bologna to Messina is approximately 485 miles (783 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Bologna to Messina?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Bologna to Messina depart from Bologna, Autostazione to Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).
  • Most travellers catch their train from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Messina Centrale.

Which travel companies can take me from Bologna to Messina?

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

  • Malta Air can take you to Messina by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Malta Air from Bologna to Messina for £4.
  • Travel with Autoservizi Salemi to go to Messina by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Autoservizi Salemi Bologna to Messina tickets on Omio for £75.
  • Travel with Intercity for trains to Messina. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Intercity Bologna to Messina tickets on Omio for £24.

Is there a way to travel directly from Bologna to Messina?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Messina with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find direct train services 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 journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Bologna to Messina ends?

Omio customers who travel from Bologna to Messina often also extend their holiday to go to Catania, Palermo or Rome. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Messina and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I book Bologna to Messina tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £4 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing £75 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £24 one way on average.

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

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