Taranto 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 Taranto and arrive at Messina Centrale every about 12 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Taranto to Messina train schedule: the first train leaves at 09:41, while the last ride is at 09:41. A Taranto to Messina train cost about 60.20 €. But how long is the train ride from Taranto to Messina? Your journey takes about 10 hours on average. Thanks to Trenitalia, offers, you can save on your trip from Taranto to Messina and find low cost tickets starting from 58 €!