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Duration 5h 47m
Distance 315 km
Average price 40€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Naples and Messina takes 5h 47m and the fastest train takes 5h 45m. The train service runs several times per day from Naples to Messina. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Napoli Centrale
  2. Messina
5h 45m
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26€ - 40€

Naples to Messina train times

Trains run twice daily between Naples and Messina. The earliest departure is at 09:50 in the morning, and the last departure from Naples is at 13:45 which arrives into Messina at 19:35. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 5h 47m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Naples to Messina? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Messina Centrale. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Naples and Messina is 315 km.

Naples to Messina train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Napoli Centrale station.

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Naples to Messina train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Messina Centrale station.

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What companies run services between Naples and Messina?

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Napoli Centrale to Messina Centrale twice daily. Tickets cost 26€ - 40€ and the journey takes 5h 45m.
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
26€ - 40€
Trenitalia Intercity Night
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Napoli Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
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