There are 5 ways to get from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  3 h 6 min

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

$144 - $457

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Train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Punta Raisi to Palermo Centrale Reg
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...

$20 - $47

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo Stazione Centrale to Messina

$132 - $186

Bus  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica A/19-A/20

$102 - $146

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina 160.9 miles

$35 - $60

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No, there is no direct bus from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina. However, there are services departing from Palermo Airport and arriving at Messina via Palermo Stazione Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina. However, there are services departing from Punta Raisi and arriving at Messina Centrale via Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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The distance between Palermo Airport (PMO) and Messina is 214 km. The road distance is 257.5 km.

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The best way to get from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina without a car is to train which takes 4 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina, including transfers.

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Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Palermo Stazione Centrale station.

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Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Punta Raisi station.

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The best way to get from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina is to train which takes 4 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Palermo Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Messina station.

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Map of how to get from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina.
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  • Distance: 133.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Palermo Airport (PMO), Italy and Messina, Italy?

You can take a train from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina via Palermo Centrale in around 4 h 58 min. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Palermo to Catania
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
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 Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
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 Punta Raisi to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $8
Train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$31 - $37
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo Stazione Centrale to Messina
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee

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Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Messina Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina is 257 km. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Messina.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Palermo Airport to Catania Airport.

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