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Travelling from Milan to Messina by train

Fast trains from Milan to Messina take around 15 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 965 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Milan and Messina.

Are there direct trains from Milan to Messina?

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

We usually find at least one departure on the route from Milan 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.

How long is the train journey from Milan to Messina?

The Milan to Messina train travel time is normally about 15 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Milan to Messina train times and schedule?

On weekdays the only train to Messina is usually scheduled to depart Milan around 15:44. At weekends the only train usually departs Milan around 15:44.

When to book Milan 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 Milan to Messina by train.

Which train companies operate between Milan and Messina?

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

  • IC Notte
  • Traghetto

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

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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