Imperia 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 Imperia and arrive at Messina Centrale every about 3 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Imperia to Messina train schedule: the first train leaves at 10:34, while the last ride is at 20:42. A Imperia to Messina train cost about 113.8 €. But how long is the train ride from Imperia to Messina? Your journey takes about 19 hours on average.