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Naples to Messina by train

  • First train
    08:50
  • Last train
    15:51
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 49m
  • Distance
    318 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    4
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 57m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Naples to Messina by train

Fast trains from Naples to Messina take around 4 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 318 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Naples and Messina.

1. Are there direct trains from Naples to Messina?

Journeys between Naples and Messina usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 4 departures on the route from Naples to Messina every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Naples to Messina?

The Naples to Messina train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Naples to Messina train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Messina is usually scheduled to depart Naples around 08:50 and the last train is around 15:51. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Naples to Messina train tickets?

Trains in Italy usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Naples to Messina by train.

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Which train companies operate between Naples and Messina?

More than one train company operates on the route from Naples to Messina, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Frecciabianca
  • InterCity
  • Traghetto

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Messina to Naples by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.