Cava de' Tirreni 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 Trains leave from Cava De' Tirreni and arrive at Messina Centrale every about 12 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Cava de' Tirreni to Messina train schedule: the first train leaves at 22:00, while the last ride is at 22:00. A Cava de' Tirreni to Messina train cost about 76.6 €. But how long is the train ride from Cava de' Tirreni to Messina? Your journey takes about 8 hours on average.