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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 20 min

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

$16 - $23

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 33 min

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

$8 - $20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

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

$15 - $22

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

SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, Trenitalia operates a train from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Catania Airport (CTA) and Messina is 91 km. The road distance is 100 km.

The cheapest way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina is to train which costs 7€ - 18€ and takes 2 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Catania Airport (CTA) to Messina is to drive which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 12€ - 19€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Catania Airport and arriving at Messina - Piazza Repubblica. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

The bus from Catania Airport to Messina - Piazza Repubblica takes 1 h 20 min including transfers and departs twice daily.