There are 11 ways to get from Venice to Messina by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car

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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Fly Venice to Catania, train  •  5 h 56 min

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

$64 - $281

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Fly Venice Treviso to Catania, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Catania (CTA) TSF - CTA
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale

$82 - $356

Fly Venice to Palermo, train  •  7 h 53 min

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

$82 - $291

Train to Verona, fly to Catania, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Catania (CTA) VRN - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale

$78 - $292

Train to Bologna, fly to Catania, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Catania (CTA) BLQ - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale

$80 - $341

Fly Venice Treviso to Palermo, train  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Palermo (PMO) TSF - PMO
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale

$85 - $266

Train, car ferry via Napoli Afragola  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni Fa
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima

$100 - $231

Bus  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica

$190 - $280

Train Trenitalia Intercity, car ferry  •  16 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Villa S.Giovanni Icn / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima

$114 - $198

Bus and ferry  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Padova to Messina

$70 - $101

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 51 min

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

$182 - $304

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Messina is to bus and ferry which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 17 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Messina is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The distance between Venice and Messina is 848 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Venice to Messina, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice - Tronchetto and arriving at Messina - Piazza della Repubblica. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

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

SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Venice to Messina once daily. Tickets cost $190 - $280 and the journey takes 15 h 15 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Venice to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Venice to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Venice to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Verona to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Bologna to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Flights from Venice to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from Verona to Catania via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Bologna to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $460
Flights from Venice Treviso to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Catania via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,100
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Verona to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Verona to Catania via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,900
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
13 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Afragola Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Padova to Messina
Ave. Duration
16 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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
$29 - $45

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