Salerno to Messina by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    11:20
  • Last train
    16:28
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 12m

Travelling from Salerno to Messina by train

The fastest trains from Salerno to Messina take around 4 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 285 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salerno and Messina.

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

We usually find around 6 departures on the route from Salerno to Messina every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 5 departures. The duration is normally about 4 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Messina is usually scheduled to depart Salerno around 11:20 and the last train is around 16:28. This is the same at the weekend.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Salerno to Messina train tickets?

Trains in Italy usually open for booking around 4 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 Salerno to Messina by train.

Which trains operate between Salerno and Messina?

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

  • Frecciabianca
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Traghetto

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

Find journey information for Messina to Salerno

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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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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