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There are 4 ways to get from Messina to Portigliola by ferry, train, bus or taxi

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Recommended option

Ferry, train

  1. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria
  2. Take the train from Reggio Calabria C.Le to Locri

Cheapest option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Rosarno
  2. Take the bus from Rosarno to Locri

2 alternative options

Ferry, train via Villa S.Giovanni

  1. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the train from Reggio Calabria C.Le to Locri

Ferry, taxi

  1. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take a taxi from Villa San Giovanni to Portigliola
Messina → Portigliola
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  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Portigliola is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Portigliola is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Portigliola is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Last updated: 26 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Messina to Portigliola is to bus which costs €23 - €30 and takes 3h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Messina to Portigliola is to ferry and taxi which costs €110 - €150 and takes 1h 38m.

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The distance between Messina and Portigliola is 57 km.

The best way to get from Messina to Portigliola without a car is to ferry and train which takes 3h 8m and costs €23 - €35.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Messina to Portigliola, including transfers.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Portigliola. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Messina to Portigliola.
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  • Distance: 56.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 8m

What companies run services between Messina, Italy and Portigliola, Calabria, Italy?

You can take a bus from Messina to Portigliola via Rosarno and Locri in around 3h 20m.

Train operators
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 Reggio Calabria C.Le to Locri
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Reggio Calabria C.Le to Locri
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Bus operators
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Rosarno
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
Ferry operators
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
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
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
Taxi from Villa San Giovanni to Portigliola
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Taxi Messina
Phone
+39 335 586 1290
Website
taximessina.com
Radio Taxi Jolli Messina
Phone
+39 090 6505
Website
radiotaxijolli.it
Elena Taxi
Phone
+39 329 987 6224
Website
elenataxi.it

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