Trieste 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 Trieste Centrale and arrive at Messina Centrale every about 2 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Trieste to Messina train schedule: the first train leaves at 05:15, while the last ride is at 20:40. A Trieste to Messina train cost about 119.5 €. But how long is the train ride from Trieste to Messina? Your journey takes about 16 hours on average. Thanks to Trenitalia, offers, you can save on your trip from Trieste to Messina and find low cost tickets starting from 123 €!