There are 3 ways to get from Tropea to Messina by train, car ferry or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Trenitalia Intercity, car ferry  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Tropea to Villa S.Giovanni Reg / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima

$17 - $67

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Train Trenitalia, car ferry  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Tropea to Rosarno Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Rosarno to Villa S.Giovanni Reg / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima

$8 - $60

1 alternative option

Taxi, car ferry  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tropea to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima

$126 - $192

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tropea to Messina is to train and car ferry which costs 6€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tropea to Messina is to taxi and car ferry which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Tropea and Messina is 61 km.

The best way to get from Tropea to Messina without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 2 h 7 min and costs 14€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Tropea to Messina, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Messina is Reggio Calabria (REG) Airport which is 16 km away. Other nearby airports include Catania (CTA) (91.1 km) and Lamezia Terme (SUF) (99.9 km).

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There are 690+ hotels available in Messina. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tropea to Messina.
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  • Distance: 38.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

There is no direct connection from Tropea to Messina. However, you can take the train to Villa S.Giovanni, take the walk to Villa San Giovanni, then take the car ferry to Messina Marittima. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Tropea to Messina via Rosarno, Villa S.Giovanni, and Villa San Giovanni in around 2 h 26 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Tropea to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Tropea to Rosarno
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
Train from Rosarno to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
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 Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it
Other operators
Taxi from Tropea to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Taxi
Phone
+39 0963 41490

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