There are 5 ways to get from Messina to Palermo by bus, train, rideshare 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.

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

SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Messina to Palermo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, Trenitalia operates a train from Messina to Palermo every 3 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Avg. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Messina to Palermo
Avg. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Messina to Palermo
Avg. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Messina to Palermo?

The distance between Messina and Palermo is 194 km. The road distance is 232 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Messina to Palermo is to rideshare which costs 11€ and takes 2 h 53 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Messina to Palermo is to drive which takes 2 h 25 min and costs 35€.

Is there a direct train between Messina and Palermo?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Messina Centrale and arriving at Palermo Centrale. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

Is there a direct bus between Messina and Palermo?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Messina - Viale Boccetta and arriving at Palermo. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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

The bus from Messina - Viale Boccetta to Palermo takes 2 h 40 min including transfers and departs every four hours.