There are 5 ways to get from Messina to Trapani by bus and ferry, bus, train or car

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Bus and ferry  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Messina to Trapani

$45 - $95

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Trapani, Staiti 13

$36 - $64

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Trapani, Staiti 13

$55 - $85

Train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$148 - $227

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Messina to Trapani 208.4 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Messina to Trapani is to train and bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Messina to Trapani is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Messina and arriving at Trapani. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Messina and Trapani is 265 km. The road distance is 333.5 km.

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The best way to get from Messina to Trapani without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 5 h 40 min and costs 35€ - 80€.

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The bus and ferry from Messina to Trapani takes 5 h 40 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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The best way to get from Messina to Trapani is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 13 min.

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Messina to Trapani bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Trapani station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Messina to Trapani is 334 km. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Messina to Trapani.

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  • Distance: 165.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

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

SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Messina to Trapani twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, Trenitalia operates a train from Messina to Trapani every 3 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min.

Train operators
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 Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 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 Trapani
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Trapani, Staiti 13
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Trapani, Staiti 13
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it

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