There are 5 ways to get from Messina to Catania by bus, train, bus and ferry, car or rideshare

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 20 min

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

$16 - $23

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Messina to Catania 59.9 miles

$5 - $11

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 24 min

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

$16 - $24

Bus and ferry  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Catania

$65 - $95

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Messina to Catania 62.9 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Messina to Catania is to rideshare which costs 4€ - 10€ and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Messina to Catania is to drive which takes 1 h 9 min and costs 13€ - 19€.

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The distance between Messina and Catania is 89 km. The road distance is 101 km.

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Messina Centrale and arriving at Catania Centrale. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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

SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Messina to Catania twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Messina to Catania every 3 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Catania Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Messina to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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