There are 6 ways to get from Messina to Salerno by train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, car or plane

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Train via Villa San Giovanni  •  4 h 43 min

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

$107 - $151

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Bus  •  6 h 15 min

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

$24 - $110

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

Carferry, drive  •  4 h 56 min

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

$63 - $139

Bus, fly, train  •  5 h 17 min

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

$56 - $207

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Messina - Piazza Repubblica and arriving at Salerno - Via Vinciprova. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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

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The distance between Messina and Salerno is 284 km.

The best way to get from Messina to Salerno without a car is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Messina to Salerno, including transfers.

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Messina to Salerno bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, depart from Messina - Piazza Repubblica station.

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Messina to Salerno train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Messina Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Messina to Salerno is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 15 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 Salerno bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, arrive at Salerno - Via Vinciprova station.

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Map of how to get from Messina to Salerno.
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  • Distance: 177.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

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

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
Train from Messina Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 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
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
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
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
$28 - $45

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Messina to Salerno train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Salerno station.

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

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