There are 6 ways to get from Messina to Trapani by train, bus, 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, bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Rv / ...

Cheapest option

Train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Rv / ...
  2. Reg

$33 - $69

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Mazara del Vallo  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Rv / ...
  2. Reg

$87 - $142

Bus  •  7 h 58 min

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. 208.4 miles

$50 - $75

Train, fly  •  8 h 48 min

  1. PMO - TPS

$91 - $595

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

You can take a bus from Messina to Trapani via Palermo, Castelvetrano Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, and Castelvetrano in around 7 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Messina to Trapani via Palermo Centrale, Palermo, Cinisi, and Cinisi Terrasini in around 8 h 19 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Mistral Air
Website
mistralair.it
Flights from Palermo to Trapani via Pantelleria
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia
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
Train from Mazara Del Vallo to Trapani
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Cinisi Terrasini to Trapani
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Bus operators
Tarantola Bus
Phone
+39 0924 31020
Email
info@tarantolabus.com
Website
tarantolabus.com
Bus from Palermo - Piazza Giulio Cesare to Calatafimi Segesta - Piazza Duca degli Abruzzi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
tarantolabus.com
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Palermo to Mazara del Vallo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Palermo to Castelvetrano Piazza Giacomo Matteotti
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Salvatore Lumia
Email
info@autolineelumia.it
Website
autolineelumia.it
Bus from Castelvetrano to Trapani
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
autolineelumia.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Messina and Trapani is 265 km. The road distance is 334 km.

The cheapest way to get from Messina to Trapani is to train which costs 28€ - 60€ and takes 8 h 19 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Messina to Trapani. However, there are services departing from Messina - Viale Boccetta and arriving at Trapani via Palermo and Castelvetrano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 58 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to get from Messina to Trapani, including transfers.