There are 11 ways to get from Messina to Rome by train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, rideshare, car, ferry 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.

Recommended option

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Afragola Fa
  2. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$129 - $202

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina Baltour

$35 - $50

9 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Roma Termini Ic

$65 - $90

Bus and ferry  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Messina to Rome

$50 - $95

Car ferry, bus  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the bus from Villa San Giovanni to Roma Tiburtina

$50 - $101

Rideshare  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Messina to Rome 304.6 miles

$41

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Rome

$103 - $194

Ferry to Reggio Calabria, fly  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria
  2. Fly from Reggio Calabria (REG) to Rome (FCO) REG - FCO

$78 - $401

Train to Catania, fly  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Rome (FCO) CTA - FCO

$43 - $177

Car ferry, train to Lamezia Terme, fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Lamezia Terme Centrale
  3. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Rome (FCO) SUF - FCO

$59 - $351

Train to Palermo, fly  •  6 h 52 min

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

$62 - $202

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Messina to Rome is to rideshare which costs 35€ and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Messina to Rome is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Messina and Rome is 487 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Messina to Rome, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Messina and arriving at Rome. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Messina Centrale and arriving at Roma Termini. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 19 min.

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

You can take a train from Messina to Rome via Villa San Giovanni, Villa S.Giovanni, and Napoli Afragola in around 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Messina to Rome once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 10 h 15 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Reggio Calabria to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $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
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Afragola Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $18
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
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Messina to Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Villa San Giovanni to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
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
$29 - $45
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Messina to Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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