How to get from Rome to Messina

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from Rome to Messina

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

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To get from Rome to Messina on 18 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:20Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h05 18:25Lamezia Terme Airport
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£731One-way
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20:30Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina10h40 07:10Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica
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£251One-way
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21:50Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h10 23:00Lamezia Terme Airport
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£651One-way
09:20Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h10 10:30Lamezia Terme Airport
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£871One-way
13:25Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h10 14:35Lamezia Terme Airport
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£1001One-way

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Travel Information to Messina from Rome

distanceDistance302 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £56
fastestFastest modeFlight • £36 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Wizz Air or Intercity

Travel 302 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Messina from Rome. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Wizz Air or Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Rome to Messina.

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

The cheapest way from Rome to Messina is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £19 compared to other travel options to Messina:

A ferry is £17 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Rome to Messina costing on average £35.

A ferry is £17 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Rome to Messina costing on average £36.

A ferry is £38 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Rome to Messina costing on average £56.

The fastest way from Rome to Messina is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Messina from Rome can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Messina by coach can take on average 8 h 35 min.

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In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 45 min.

Messina is approximately 302 miles away from Rome.

The average frequency per day from Rome to Messina is:

  • 6 coaches a day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Rome to 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 Rome to Messina:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Rome, Termini to Messina, Piazza Della Repubblica (Stazione Centrale).
  • Most travellers board their train from Roma Termini and arrive in Messina Centrale.

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

  • You can travel from Rome to Messina by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £35 with Flixbus from Rome to Messina.
  • You can travel by plane between Rome and Messina with Wizz Air, and you can find Wizz Air Rome to Messina tickets for £36 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Rome to Messina with Intercity, and you can find Intercity Rome to Messina tickets for £56 on Omio.

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

  • You can find 5 direct coaches per day to Messina with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Autoservizi Salemi or Itabus.
  • You can find direct flights per day to Messina with ITA.
  • You'll find direct train services to Messina with Intercity or Intercity Notte with around 2 direct trains every day.

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 buy tickets for this route.

Looking to extend your trip from Rome to Messina? Many Omio customers who go from Rome to Messina usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Catania, Palermo or Milan. If you're looking to explore Catania, Palermo or Milan from Messina, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £35 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £36 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing £19 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £56 one way on average.

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

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