There are 6 ways to get from Messina to Salerno by train, bus, bus and ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Train via Villa San Giovanni  •  4 h 55 min

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

$108 - $152

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica to Salerno - Piazza Montpellier Baltour

$24 - $35

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Salerno Ic

$40 - $60

Bus and ferry  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Messina to Salerno

$55 - $95

Car ferry, drive  •  4 h 56 min

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

$63 - $139

Train, fly  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Naples (NAP) CTA - NAP
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno

$48 - $204

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Messina to Salerno is to bus which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Messina to Salerno is to train which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Messina and Salerno is 284 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Messina to Salerno, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica and arriving at Salerno - Piazza Montpellier. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Messina Centrale and arriving at Salerno. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Messina to Salerno every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Messina to Salerno once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
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 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Salerno Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica to Salerno - Piazza Montpellier
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Messina to Salerno
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.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
$29 - $45

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