Bologna to Messina trains might be a good value for money solution; travelling in Italy by train is often rather cheap and faster than taking a bus indeed. You can count on 5 daily rides to get from Bologna to Messina. The trip by train from Bologna to Messina last on average 10:10 travelling with high-speed trains (Frecciarossa or Italotreno) If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Bologna to Messina train schedule: the first train leaves at 02:17, while the last ride is at 19:20. A Bologna to Messina train cost about 98.5 €. But how long is the train ride from Bologna to Messina? Your journey takes about 11 hours on average. Thanks to Trenitalia offers, you can save on your trip from Bologna to Messina and find prices starting from 59 €!