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

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 Ias Auto Linee  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Messina FS to Cosenza

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Messina to Cosenza 86.3 miles

$9 - $14

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Paola Reg / ...

$85 - $131

Bus Baltour  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from MESSINA-Staz.Fs P.Repubblica to RENDE-Viale Marconi Ex Erg Baltour

$22 - $33

Car ferry, drive  •  2 h 22 min

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

$29 - $71

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Messina to Cosenza hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $28 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Messina to Cosenza twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Paola
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$23 - $28
Bus operators
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Messina FS to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from MESSINA-Staz.Fs P.Repubblica to RENDE-Viale Marconi Ex Erg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $35
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$4
Car
$30 - $31
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Messina to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Messina to Cosenza?

The distance between Messina and Cosenza is 137 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Messina to Cosenza?

The cheapest way to get from Messina to Cosenza is to rideshare which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 3 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Messina to Cosenza?

The quickest way to get from Messina to Cosenza is to car ferry and drive which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 23€ - 60€.

Is there a direct bus between Messina and Cosenza?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Messina FS and arriving at Cosenza. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

How long does it take to get from Messina to Cosenza?

The bus from Messina FS to Cosenza takes 3 h 6 min including transfers and departs once daily.