There are 8 ways to get from Brindisi to Messina by bus, bus and ferry, train, night bus, car ferry, car, plane or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Brindisi to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cosenza to Messina

$92 - $122

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Brindisi to Taranto
  2. Take the bus from Taranto - via Porto Mercantile to Mirto
  3. Take the bus from Mirto to Messina FS

$33 - $41

6 alternative options

Train, night bus, car ferry  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Taranto Reg
  2. Take the night bus from Taranto to Lamezia Terme Centrale Bus
  3. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Reg / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Brindisi to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima

$68 - $140

Fly Brindisi to Reggio Calabria, ferry  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Reggio Calabria (REG) BDS - REG
  2. Take the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina Marittima

$162 - $667

Fly Brindisi to Catania, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Catania (CTA) BDS - CTA
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale

$83 - $501

Train to Bari, fly to Catania, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Catania (CTA) BRI - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale

$86 - $381

Fly Brindisi to Lamezia Terme, train, car ferry  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) BDS - SUF
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima

$34 - $177

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brindisi to Messina is to bus which costs 28€ - 35€ and takes 10 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brindisi to Messina is to drive and car ferry which costs 55€ - 120€ and takes 5 h 41 min.

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The distance between Brindisi and Messina is 340 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to get from Brindisi to Messina, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brindisi to Messina. However, there are services departing from Brindisi and arriving at Messina via Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Brindisi, Italy and Messina, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Brindisi to Messina. However, you can take the bus to Cosenza, take the walk to Cosenza, then take the bus and ferry to Messina. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Brindisi to Messina via Taranto, Taranto - via Porto Mercantile, and Mirto in around 10 h 23 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome, Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Turin
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Brindisi to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Brindisi to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brindisi to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $18
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Brindisi to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
saj.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Messina
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brindisi to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Autolinee Romano
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Mirto to Messina FS
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night bus from Taranto to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $45

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