Imola 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 Imola and arrive at Messina Centrale every about 2 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Imola to Messina train schedule: the first train leaves at 08:36, while the last ride is at 22:56. A Imola to Messina train cost about 102.25 €. But how long is the train ride from Imola to Messina? Your journey takes about 12 hours on average.