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How to get from Palermo to Messina

Compare flights, trains, buses and transfers to get from Palermo to Messina


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from Palermo to Messina

How to get from Palermo to Messina

Travel from Palermo to Messina and discover this Sicilia city of 220.000 inhabitants. The distance from Palermo to Messina is 312 kilometers; with Wanderio you can compare the available trains and flights to get from Palermo to Messina, so that you can organize your trip choosing the fastest route, the most comfortable or the cheapest one. You can choose among different choices and organize your trip according to your needs, depending on whether you are looking for the fastest, the most comfortable or perhaps the cheapest travel solution. For example, by choosing a train from Palermo to Messina, you’ll get to your destination in about 3 hours on average; train ticket prices start from 12 €. Going from Palermo to Messina by flight instead? Prices for your ticket start from 339 € and the flight journey takes about 4 hours on average.

Trains Palermo - Messina

You can get from Palermo to Messina by train, thanks to the 13 daily routes provided by Trenitalia. The train ride from Palermo to Messina takes about 3 hours on average and the average train ticket is 14€. If you book in advance, you can find the best fares and save 42% on average on your train ticket, with prices starting from 12€. Travelling Italy by train can often be cheap.

Flights Palermo - Messina

To get to Messina from Palermo you can take a flight from Palermo Airport, which is the closest airport to Palermo, and arrive at Reggio di Calabria Airport, the airport the best serves Messina. The average price for a Palermo to Messina flight is 341€, but you can find low cost flights as well, with prices starting from 339€. Getting from Palermo to Messina by flight takes about 4 hours on average; however, you need to consider the time to get to the airport and pass the security checks. You can count on 16 daily connections between Palermo and Messina provided by Alitalia. Reggio di Calabria Airport is the closest airport to Messina and is 26 kilometers away from the city center; you can get to Messina in 39 minutes thanks to airport shuttles from Reggio di Calabria Airport to Messina.