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There are 5 ways to get from Milazzo to Francavilla Fontana by bus, ferry, train, bus and ferry, car ferry, car or plane

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Bus  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Taranto via Porto Mercantile

32€ - 49€

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Milazzo to Taranto Station

23€ - 33€

3 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni M1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Paola Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Paola to Sibari Fa / ...
  4. Take the train from Sibari to Taranto Ic

33€ - 134€

Car ferry, drive  •  5h 37m

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

57€ - 122€

Train, fly  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Brindisi (BDS) CTA - BDS

60€ - 223€

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The cheapest way to get from Milazzo to Francavilla Fontana is to bus and ferry which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 10h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Milazzo to Francavilla Fontana is to car ferry and drive which costs 55€ - 130€ and takes 5h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milazzo to Francavilla Fontana. However, there are services departing from Milazzo and arriving at Francavilla Fontana via Messina - Piazza della Repubblica and Taranto Port. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 51m.

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The distance between Milazzo and Francavilla Fontana is 327 km.

The best way to get from Milazzo to Francavilla Fontana without a car is to bus which takes 8h 51m and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 8h 51m to get from Milazzo to Francavilla Fontana, including transfers.

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Milazzo to Francavilla Fontana bus services, operated by SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro, depart from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica station.

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Brindisi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Milazzo to Francavilla Fontana bus services, operated by SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro, arrive at Taranto via Porto Mercantile station.

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Alitalia and Ryanair offer flights from Catania Airport to Brindisi Airport.

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Map of how to get from Milazzo to Francavilla Fontana.
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  • Distance: 326.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 51m

What companies run services between Milazzo, Italy and Francavilla Fontana, Italy?

SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro operates a bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Taranto via Porto Mercantile once daily. Tickets cost 27€ - 40€ and the journey takes 5h 25m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Venice
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
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 Villa S.Giovanni to Paola
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
Train from Paola to Sibari
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Paola
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
Train from Sibari to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Paola
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 60€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
40€ - 60€
Train from Paola to Sibari
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 14€
Base Standard
23€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Bus operators
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza della Repubblica to Taranto via Porto Mercantile
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Milazzo to Taranto Station
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 30€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry 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
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
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
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 40€
Website
Caronte & Tourist
Passenger
2€ - 7€
Moto
16€ - 22€
Car
30€ - 40€

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