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from Palermo to Messina

You can get from Palermo to Messina by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Palermo to Messina on 28 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:05Palermo2h45 20:50Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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£121One-way
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18:05Palermo2h45 20:50Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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£121One-way
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18:00Palermo2h45 20:45Messina
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£121One-way
18:00Palermo2h50 20:50Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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£121One-way
18:33Palermo Centrale2h43 21:16Messina Centrale
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£121One-way

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Fri
28 Jan
£12Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Sat
29 Jan
£12Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Sun
30 Jan
£12Regionale
£12Sais Regional
Mon
31 Jan
£11Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Tue
1 Feb
£11Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Wed
2 Feb
£11Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Thu
3 Feb
£11Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Fri
4 Feb
£9Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Sat
5 Feb
£9Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Sun
6 Feb
£9Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Mon
7 Feb
£9Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Tue
8 Feb
£11Intercity
£12Sais Regional
Wed
9 Feb
£9Intercity
£12Sais Regional
Thu
10 Feb
£9Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Fri
11 Feb
£9Intercity
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Sat
12 Feb
£9Intercity
£12Sais Regional
Sun
13 Feb
£9Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Mon
14 Feb
£9Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Tue
15 Feb
£9Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional
Wed
16 Feb
£9Frecciabianca
£12Sais Regional

Travel Information to Messina from Palermo

distanceDistance118 miles (191 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £12
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £11 • 2 h 43 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £12 • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSais Regional or Intercity

Travel 118 miles (191 km) by coach or train from Palermo to Messina. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Sais Regional or Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Palermo to Messina.

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FAQs

How do I travel between Palermo and Messina?

There are 2 ways to travel from Palermo to Messina including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Messina from Palermo?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Palermo to Messina, which costs on average £11.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Messina:

A train is £1 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Palermo to Messina costing on average £12.

What is the fastest way to get to Messina from Palermo?

The fastest way to get to Messina from Palermo is by coach with an average travel time of 2 h 40 min.

There are alternative travel options to Messina that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 43 min   on average.

How many miles from Palermo to Messina would I travel?

The distance from Palermo to Messina is approximately 118 miles (191 km).

How many services a day are there to Messina from Palermo?

The average frequency per day from Palermo to Messina is:

  • Around 4 coaches per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Messina from Palermo as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Palermo to Messina?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Palermo to Messina depart from Palermo, Via Brasa (Ottica Universitaria Outlet) to Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).
  • Most travellers board their train from Palermo Centrale and arrive in Messina Centrale.

Which travel companies can take me from Palermo to Messina?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Palermo to Messina:

  • You can take a coach from Palermo to Messina with Sais Regional. Cheap tickets can be found for £12 with Sais Regional from Palermo to Messina.
  • You can go to Messina from Palermo by train with Intercity. You'll see cheap train tickets for £11 with Intercity from Palermo to Messina on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly from Palermo to Messina?

Yes, there are direct services available from Palermo to Messina with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Sais Regional with 4 direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with Frecciabianca, Regionale or Intercity with direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Messina as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Palermo and Messina.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Palermo to Messina?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Palermo to Messina often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Catania, Rome or Milan. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Palermo and Messina itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Messina and any of these top destinations today!

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

Before travelling from Palermo to Messina, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £12 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £11 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Palermo to Messina tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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