There are 6 ways to get from Messina to Brindisi by bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

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 and ferry, bus  •  7 h 28 min

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

$95 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 44 min

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

$33 - $42

4 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Paola Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Castiglione Cosentino to Sibari Reg
  4. Take the train from Sibari to Taranto Ic
  5. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi Reg

$45 - $130

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 39 min

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

$68 - $140

Train, fly to Brindisi  •  7 h 3 min

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

$74 - $492

Train, fly to Bari  •  6 h 35 min

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

$77 - $372

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Messina to Brindisi is to bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 9 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Messina to Brindisi is to car ferry and drive which costs 55€ - 120€ and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between Messina and Brindisi is 340 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to get from Messina to Brindisi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Messina to Brindisi. However, there are services departing from Messina and arriving at Brindisi via Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 28 min.

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

There is no direct connection from Messina to Brindisi. However, you can take the bus and ferry to Cosenza, take the walk to Cosenza, then take the bus to Brindisi. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Messina to Brindisi via Mirto, Taranto - via Porto Mercantile, and Taranto in around 9 h 44 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Genoa
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Catania to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Pisa
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Paola
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $27
Train from Castiglione Cosentino to Sibari
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Trenitalia Intercity
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Messina to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Cosenza to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
saj.it
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Messina FS to Mirto
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
Autolinee Romano
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
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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