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Alessandria to Messina by train

The journey from Alessandria to Messina by train is 944.12 km and takes 16 hrs 45 mins. There are 41 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:31 a.m. and the last at 10:59 p.m.. It is possible to travel from Alessandria to Messina by train for as little as $65.43 or as much as $379.30. The best price for this journey is $65.43.

Lowest Price$65.43
Journey Duration16 hrs 45 mins
Connection per Day41
Lowest Price$65.43
Highest Price$379.30
First Departure6:31 a.m.
Last Departure10:59 p.m.
Distance944.12 km
DepartureAlessandria
ArrivalMessina
CarriersRegionale Veloce, FrecciargentoMore

Alessandria to Messina Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Jul 19, 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Alessandria to Messina?

The cheapest train tickets from Alessandria to Messina cost $65.43. On average, you can expect to spend around $177.88 for your train 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 train 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 Alessandria to Messina.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Alessandria to Messina. On average, though, you'll pay about $177.88 for a train ticket. 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 train 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 train tickets.

How long does the journey from Alessandria to Messina take by train?

The distance between Alessandria and Messina is approximately 944.12 km. In general, it will take you about 16 hrs 45 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey from Alessandria to Messina covers a distance of 944.12 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 16 hrs 45 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 11 hrs 24 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Alessandria to Messina faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from Alessandria to Messina?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Alessandria at 6:31 a.m., and the last departure will leave at 10:59 p.m.. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Alessandria to Messina can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Alessandria to Messina leaving at 6:31 a.m.. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 10:59 p.m..If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

When traveling from Alessandria to Messina by train, which stations can I use?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Alessandria and Messina. You can start your journey in Alessandria at stations such as Alessandria railway station. These connect to stations including Messina Central Station,Ponte Schiavo, Stazione,Contesse in Messina. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Alessandria to Messina.

How many times a day do journeys run from Alessandria to Messina?

The route from Alessandria 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 Alessandria 41 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Alessandria 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 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 41 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 Alessandria to Messina. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Alessandria 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 Alessandria to Messina.

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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.

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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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The cheapest Alessandria - Messina train tickets can be found for as low as $68.45 if you’re lucky, or $101.49 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $190.14.

Find the best day to travel to Messina by train

When travelling to Messina by train, 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.

Frecciabianca, operated by Trenitalia, Italy's national railway company, is a high-speed train service that links prominent cities and towns in Italy, such as Milan, Venice, Bologna, Florence, Rome, and Lecce. Operating at a top speed of 200 km/h, Frecciabianca trains provide passengers with first and second-class seating choices. This service belongs to the Frecciarossa family of high-speed trains in Italy.

Frecciargento is a high-speed train service operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company of Italy. The name "Frecciargento" means "silver arrow" in Italian, and the trains are known for their sleek, modern design and fast speeds. Frecciargento trains run on high-speed lines and conventional lines, connecting major cities across Italy, including Rome, Verona, Milan, Venice, Florence, and Naples. Frecciargento is one of several high-speed train services offered by Trenitalia, including Frecciarossa and Frecciabianca.

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.

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 Alessandria to Messina

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciabianca, Frecciargento and Frecciarossa when traveling from Alessandria to Messina.

Second Class

In Frecciabianca's Second Class, you'll enjoy your journey with adjustable seats arranged in rows of four (2+2), foldable tables, reading lights, and ample luggage space. If you get hungry during your journey, don't forget to grab a bite from the FrecciaBistrò cafe-bar!
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First Class

In Frecciabianca's First Class, you'll find seats that are more spacious compared to the second class. Plus, you can pamper yourself right from the start of your trip with a welcome drink, snack, and newspapers.
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Second Class

In Frecciargento's Standard Class, you can spend time on the FRECCE Portal, enjoy a comfortable journey in adjustable seats, charge your devices using electrical outlets, and taste delicious food and drinks at the FrecciaBistrò bar.
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First Class

In Frecciargento's First Class, you'll enjoy all the amenities found in Second Class plus more spacious and comfortable seats. Additionally, you'll be treated to complimentary snacks and a small welcome drink of either coffee or prosecco.
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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

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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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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Currently, Frecciabianca trains don't have an onboard entertainment portal. But, you can use your own data.
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Every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciabianca 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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You can visit the FrecciaBistrò café-bar for a selection of snacks and meals. Additionally, through the Portale FRECCE portal, you can conveniently order from your seat. Bringing your own refreshments is also an option.
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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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On Frecciargento 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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Every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciargento 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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On Frecciargento trains, the FrecciaBistrò café-bar offers snacks, meals, and drinks. Use the Portale FRECCE portal for easy in-seat ordering or approach the staff. First Class travelers enjoy complimentary water, coffee, and a snack choice.
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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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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 Frecciargento, DB - Intercity and Frecciarossa from Alessandria to Messina
Compare services on board when travelling from Alessandria to Messina by train.
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Alessandria to Messina CO2 Emissions by Train

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66.09kg
Bus
70.81kg
Flight
188.82kg
Car
151.06kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Alessandria to Messina by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Alessandria and Messina are 66.09kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Alessandria and Messina? By taking the train between Alessandria and Messina you will save 122.73kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 4.72kg compared to a bus and 84.97kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Alessandria to Messina?
A train ticket from Alessandria to Messina is $177.88. 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 $65.43.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Alessandria to Messina?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Alessandria to Messina is $65.43. 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 Alessandria and Messina by train?
Alessandria to Messina is 944.12 km.
How long does the train between Alessandria and Messina take?
Alessandria to Messina is on average 16 hrs 45 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 11 hrs 24 mins.
Which companies operate from Alessandria to Messina?
The train journey from Alessandria to Messina is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Regionale Veloce, Frecciargento, DB - Intercity, Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca, Traghetto and InterCityNotte.
How many train connections per day go from Alessandria to Messina?
Alessandria to Messina has 41 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Alessandria to Messina leave?
The earliest train from Alessandria to Messina departs at 6:31 a.m.. 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 train from Alessandria to Messina depart?
The latest train from Alessandria to Messina departs at 10:59 p.m.. 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 Alessandria to Messina in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $65.43 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Alessandria to Messina by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Alessandria and Messina is 11 hrs 24 mins.
Is there a direct train from Alessandria to Messina?
Yes, there is a direct train between Alessandria and Messina.
What are the CO2 emissions for Alessandria to Messina by train?
The train journey from Alessandria to Messina creates 66.09kg of CO2 emissions.