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There are 6 ways to get from Messina to Sorrento by train, subway, 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, subway  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3

$115 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus, subway  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Napoli, Corso Lucci 1590 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3

$30 - $120

4 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Messina to Napoli
  2. Take the bus from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Sorrento Napoli

$71 - $97

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 45 min

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

$73 - $154

Bus, fly to Naples, subway  •  5 h 56 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 subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$55 - $190

Bus, fly to Rome, train, subway  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Catania Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Rome (FCO) CTA - FCO
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
  4. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$69 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Messina to Sorrento is to bus and subway which costs 25€ - 110€ and takes 8 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Messina to Sorrento is to car ferry and drive which costs 60€ - 140€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Messina to Sorrento. However, there are services departing from Messina and arriving at Sorrento via Napoli Piazza Garibaldi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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The distance between Messina and Sorrento is 289 km.

The best way to get from Messina to Sorrento without a car is to train and subway which takes 6 h 59 min and costs 100€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to get from Messina to Sorrento, including transfers.

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Messina to Sorrento bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Messina station.

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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 Sorrento bus services, operated by EAV, arrive at Sorrento station.

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

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Map of how to get from Messina to Sorrento.
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  • Distance: 180.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 59 min

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

There is no direct connection from Messina to Sorrento. However, you can take the bus and ferry to Villa San Giovanni, take the walk to Villa S.Giovanni, take the train to Napoli Centrale, take the walk to Napoli Garibaldi, then take the subway to Sorrento. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Messina to Sorrento via Napoli, Corso Lucci and Napoli Garibaldi in around 8 h 38 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.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
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$29 - $35
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Napoli, Corso Lucci
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Catania Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Messina to Naples, Naples
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica to Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Messina to Napoli
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Bus from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
eavsrl.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
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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