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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

Train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fa / ...

$155 - $219

Cheapest option

Car ferry, ferry  •  11 h 10 min

$26 - $1,089

5 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Baltour

$32 - $60

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 53 min

$73 - $139

Bus and ferry  •  8 h 32 min

  1. 201.1 miles

$76 - $106

Train to Catania, fly to Naples, subway  •  7 h 30 min

  1. CTA - NAP

$60 - $204

Ferry to Reggio Calabria, fly to Rome, train, subway, line 5071 bus  •  8 h 43 min

  1. REG - FCO

$109 - $460

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Messina to Positano every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Messina to Positano twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Reggio Calabria to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Reggio Calabria to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from MESSINA-Staz.Fs P.Repubblica to SALERNO-P.Montpellier
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina to Salerno
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $1,100
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$23 - $24
Car
$1,063
Car ferry from Messina to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $30
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $30
TTT Lines
Phone
+39 081 5802744
Email
biglietteria-na@tttlines.com
Website
tttlines.com
Car ferry from Messina to Salerno
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
tttlines.com
Travelmar
Phone
+39089872950
Email
info@travelmar.it
Website
travelmar.it
Ferry from Salerno to Positano
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
travelmar.it
Other operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Rideshare from Messina to Salerno Duomo Via Vernieri
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Messina and Positano is 286 km.

The cheapest way to get from Messina to Positano is to car ferry and ferry which costs 22€ - 950€ and takes 11 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Messina to Positano is to car ferry and drive which takes 5 h 53 min and costs 60€ - 120€.

No, there is no direct bus from Messina to Positano. However, there are services departing from MESSINA-Staz.Fs P.Repubblica and arriving at Positano Sponda via Salerno - Irno, Salerno and Amalfi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 7 min.

No, there is no direct ferry from Messina to Positano. However, there are services departing from Messina and arriving at Positano via Salerno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Messina to Positano, including transfers.