Ventimiglia 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 Ventimiglia and arrive at Messina Centrale every about 3 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Ventimiglia to Messina train schedule: the first train leaves at 11:35, while the last ride is at 20:00. A Ventimiglia to Messina train cost about 41.2 €. But how long is the train ride from Ventimiglia to Messina? Your journey takes about 20 hours on average.