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Bari to Messina by bus

The journey from Bari to Messina by bus is 213.82 mi and takes 9 hr 31 min. There are 22 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:15 AM and the last at 11:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Bari to Messina by bus for as little as $10.23 or as much as $103.05. The best price for this journey is $10.23.

Lowest Price$10.23
Journey Duration9 hr 31 min
Connection per Day22
Lowest Price$10.23
Highest Price$103.05
First Departure5:15 AM
Last Departure11:00 PM
Distance213.82 mi
DepartureBari
ArrivalMessina
CarriersSAIS Autolinee, Regionale VeloceMore

Bari to Messina Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Bari to Messina by bus?

Prices will vary when you travel from Bari to Messina. On average, though, you'll pay about $40.68 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $10.23, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $40.68 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Bari to Messina.

How long does it take to get from Bari to Messina by bus?

With a distance of 213.82 mi between Bari and Messina, it will usually take 9 hr 31 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 9 hr 31 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Bari and Messina by bus usually takes 9 hr 31 min to cover a distance of 213.82 mi. The shortest journey from Bari to Messina will take you 7 hr 5 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Messina quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do departures from Bari to Messina leave?

The first daily departure from Bari to Messina leaves at 5:15 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 11:00 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Bari and Messina. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. The first departure of the night from Bari to Messina leaves at 5:15 AM, while the last journey sets out at 11:00 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Bari and Messina. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from Bari to Messina are there every day?

The route from Bari to Messina is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Bari 22 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Bari to Messina, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 5 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 17 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Bari to Messina. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Bari to Messina
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bari to Messina.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bari to Messina, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bari to Messina.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Messina by bus

When travelling to Messina by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Frecciarossa, operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company, is a renowned high-speed train service in Italy. FRECCIAROSSA trains, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, connect major cities including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, and Turin.

Itabus is a bus company that operates in Italy, offering long-distance bus services between major cities and airports. It provides service to Milan, Rome, Bologna, Venice, and other key cities in Italy. Itabus aims to provide affordable and sustainable travel options for passengers, with a focus on reducing carbon emissions and promoting eco-friendly practices.

Sais Autolinee is an Italian bus company that operates both national and international routes. Founded in 1924, the company has a long history of providing reliable and affordable transportation services to its customers. Sais Autolinee operates a modern fleet of buses equipped with air conditioning, comfortable seating, and other amenities to ensure a comfortable journey for passengers. The company offers a range of ticket options, including one-way, round-trip, and multi-ride passes, as well as discounts for students and seniors. With a focus on safety, punctuality, and customer satisfaction, Sais Autolinee is a popular choice for travelers in Italy and beyond.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Bari to Messina

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciarossa and DB - Intercity when traveling from Bari to Messina.

Premium

Premium service includes a wider seat, more legroom, and access to additional amenities such as a welcome drink and a choice of newspapers. Coach 4 on the Frecciarossa 1000 train is reserved for the Premium level.
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Standard

Standard is the basic level of service and includes a comfortable seat and access to basic onboard services. Coaches 5-8 are for the Standard level with seats covered in gray eco-leather.
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Executive

Executive is the highest level of service and includes all of the amenities of the Business level, as well as a personal entertainment system, and gourmet meals served by a dedicated onboard chef.
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Business

Business service is designed for business travelers and includes all of the amenities of the Premium level, as well as access to a dedicated Business Lounge and priority boarding. Coaches 2 and 3 of Frecciarossa 1000 are reserved for the Business level of service.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

In the First Class of SBB Intercity, you can benefit from personal power socket, more comfortable seats, and larger luggage space. Some IC trains also offer quiet zones and business areas.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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On Frecciarossa trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Seek serenity? Frecciarossa offers designated quiet zones for Business Class to ensure a peaceful journey, free from distractions.
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No matter the model – be it ETR 500, ETR 600, ETR 700, or ETR 1000 – every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciarossa trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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Satiate your hunger at the FrecciaBistrò, stationed at the train's center. Or, for added convenience, order directly to your seat through the Portale FRECCE's EasyBistrò. Premium and Business Class travelers receive complimentary snacks and drinks, while Executive Class passengers delight in gourmet meals curated by chef Carlo Cracc.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board SAIS Autolinee, Itabus and DB - Intercity from Bari to Messina
Compare services on board when travelling from Bari to Messina by bus.
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Bari to Messina CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
24.09kg
Bus
25.81kg
Flight
68.82kg
Car
55.06kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Bari to Messina?
A bus ticket from Bari to Messina is $40.68. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $10.23.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Bari to Messina?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bari to Messina is $10.23. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bari and Messina by bus?
Bari to Messina is 213.82 mi.
How long does the bus between Bari and Messina take?
Bari to Messina is on average 9 hr 31 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hr 5 min.
Which companies operate from Bari to Messina?
The bus journey from Bari to Messina is covered by 9 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: SAIS Autolinee, Regionale Veloce, Itabus, DB - Intercity, FlixBus, InterCityNotte, Frecciarossa, Autobus, Traghetto and Frecciargento.
How many bus connections per day go from Bari to Messina?
Bari to Messina has 22 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Bari to Messina leave?
The earliest bus from Bari to Messina departs at 5:15 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Bari to Messina depart?
The latest bus from Bari to Messina departs at 11:00 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bari to Messina in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $10.23 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Bari to Messina?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Bari to go to Messina. You can go from Bari Airport, Bari Centrale, Modugno A.L. Station and Bari Porto and you can arrive at Messina Centrale, Giampilieri and Tremestieri.
How many direct connections depart from Bari to Messina?
There are on average 5 direct connection(s) from Bari to go to Messina.
What's the fastest journey time between Bari to Messina by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Bari and Messina is 7 hr 5 min.
Is there a direct bus from Bari to Messina?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Bari and Messina.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bari to Messina by bus?
The bus journey from Bari to Messina creates 25.81kg of CO2 emissions.

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