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Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale by train

It takes an average of 1h 44m to travel from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale by train, over a distance of around 53 miles (86 km). There are normally 25 trains per day travelling from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale and tickets for this journey start from $10.35 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 12m
PriceFrom $10.35
Distance53 miles (86 km)
Frequency25 trains per day
First train05:01
Last train22:58
Departure stationCatania Centrale
Arrival stationMessina Centrale
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia

Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale train times

Check out the next trains departing from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale for Monday Sep 20th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
05:01 Catania Centrale06:59 Messina CentraleRegionale 12950 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 58m, direct
05:29 Catania Centrale07:46 Messina CentraleRegionale 12954 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 17m, direct
06:17 Catania Centrale07:51 Messina CentraleRegionale 5396 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 34m, direct
06:26 Catania Centrale08:33 Messina CentraleRegionale 34878 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 7m, direct
08:06 Catania Centrale09:42 Messina CentraleRegionale 5380 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 36m, direct
08:41 Catania Centrale09:53 Messina CentraleIntercity 722 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 12m, direct
10:15 Catania Centrale12:00 Messina CentraleRegionale 5382 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 45m, direct
11:18 Catania Centrale12:45 Messina CentraleIntercity 732 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 27m, direct
12:44 Catania Centrale15:06 Messina CentraleRegionale 12978 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 22m, direct
13:27 Catania Centrale15:36 Messina CentraleRegionale 12980 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 9m, direct

Trenitalia and Intercity trains from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale

You can travel from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale on Trenitalia and Intercity trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

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Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.

Cheap train tickets from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale

The price of train tickets from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale starts at $10.35 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale

Want to know more about your journey from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale take?

The average journey time by train between Catania Centrale and Messina Centrale is 1 hour and 44 minutes, with around 25 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Catania Centrale and Messina Centrale by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale is 1 hour and 12 minutes.

How much does the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale cost?

Train tickets from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale can start from as little as $10.35 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale without having to change trains. There are 25 direct trains from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale leave?

The first train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale leaves at 05:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale leave?

The last train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale leaves at 22:58. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Catania Centrale and Messina Centrale by train?

Trains travelling from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale cover a distance of around 53 miles (86 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/20/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 09/18/2021 for travel on 09/18/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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