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There are 4 ways to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Catania Airport to Messina - Piazza Repubblica A18

$15 - $23

Cheapest option

Train  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Reg / ...

$8 - $20

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina 62.6 miles

$15 - $22

Towncar  •  1h 9m

  1. Take a town car from Catania Airport to Messina 62.5 miles

$35 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina is to train which costs 7€ - 18€ and takes 2h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina is to towncar which costs 30€ - 120€ and takes 1h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Catania Airport and arriving at Messina - Piazza Repubblica. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 25m.

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The distance between Catania Airport (CTA) and Messina is 91 km. The road distance is 100.1 km.

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The best way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina without a car is to bus which takes 1h 25m and costs 13€ - 20€.

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The bus from Catania Airport to Messina - Piazza Repubblica takes 1h 25m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Catania Airport station.

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The best way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina is to bus which takes 1h 25m and costs 13€ - 20€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 7€ - 18€ and takes 2h 58m.

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Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, arrive at Messina - Piazza Repubblica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina is 100 km. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina.

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Map of how to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina.
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  • Distance: 56.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 25m

What companies run services between Catania Airport (CTA), Italy and Messina, Italy?

SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 1h 25m. Alternatively, Trenitalia operates a train from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $16 and the journey takes 2h 9m.

Train operators
Trenitalia

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
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania Airport to Messina - Piazza Repubblica
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Catania Airport to Messina
Estimated price
$35 - $140

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