There are 5 ways to get from Messina to Pompei by train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, 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.

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Train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno Ic / ...

$109 - $158

Cheapest option

Bus, fly  •  5 h 34 min

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

$54 - $192

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Messina to Salerno

$72 - $96

Bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Salerno - Via Vinciprova

$77 - $107

Carferry, drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the carferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Pompei

$68 - $144

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Messina to Pompei. However, there are services departing from Messina and arriving at Pompei - Via Giuseppe Mazzini FS via Salerno - Concordia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 51 min.

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The distance between Messina and Pompei is 298 km.

The best way to get from Messina to Pompei without a car is to train which takes 5 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Messina to Pompei, including transfers.

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Messina to Pompei bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Messina station.

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The best way to get from Messina to Pompei is to train which takes 5 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Messina to Pompei bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Salerno station.

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easyJet, Volotea and Alitalia offer flights from Catania Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 7679+ hotels available in Pompei. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Messina to Pompei.
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  • Distance: 186.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Messina to Pompei hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Messina to Pompei 4 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Train operators
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 Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Messina to Salerno
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Salerno - Via Vinciprova
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
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
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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