There are 10 ways to get from Messina to Genoa by bus, plane, train, car ferry, car or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus to Catania, fly to Genoa  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Catania Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Genoa (GOA) CTA - GOA

$47 - $247

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Bus to Catania, fly to Pisa, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Catania Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Pisa (PSA) CTA - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole

$68 - $248

Bus to Catania, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Catania Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Milan Linate (LIN) CTA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$72 - $272

Train to Palermo, fly to Genoa  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
  2. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Genoa (GOA) PMO - GOA

$81 - $278

Bus to Catania, fly to Turin, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Catania Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Turin (TRN) CTA - TRN
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Genova Brignole

$66 - $258

Carferry, train  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the carferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Afragola Fa
  3. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Roma Termini to Genova Brignole Fb / ...

$114 - $229

Train  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Genova Brignole Icn

$110 - $140

Carferry, bus  •  16 h 40 min

  1. Take the carferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the bus from Villa San Giovani to Genova

$78 - $134

Bus  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps Baltour

$60 - $270

Drive, ferry  •  19 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Messina to Palermo
  2. Take the ferry from Palermo to Genoa

$119 - $209

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica and arriving at Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Messina Centrale and arriving at Genova Brignole. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 39 min.

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The distance between Messina and Genoa is 883 km.

The best way to get from Messina to Genoa without a car is to carferry and train which takes 11 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Messina to Genoa, including transfers.

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Messina to Genoa bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica station.

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Messina to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Messina Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Messina to Genoa is to train which takes 15 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Genoa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Messina to Genoa bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps station.

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Map of how to get from Messina to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 552.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Messina to Genoa twice daily. Tickets cost $110 - $140 and the journey takes 15 h 39 min. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Messina to Genoa once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 17 h 5 min. SAIS Autolinee also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Catania to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Catania to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Catania to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Flights from Palermo to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Catania to Turin via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Palermo to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Palermo to Genoa via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Catania to Turin
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,800
Flights from Catania to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $3,100
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Catania to Turin
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Turin via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$31 - $37
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Afragola Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Messina Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
15 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Genoa - Piazza della Vittoria
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Villa San Giovani to Genova
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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
$28 - $45

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Messina to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Genova Brignole station.

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