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Messina to Salerno Ferry

Typically ferries from Messina to Salerno run 6 times a week. The Messina to Salerno ferry is operated by Caronte & Tourist. Messina Salerno Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Messina Salerno Ferry Times

Messina Salerno ferries typically depart from Messina at around 02:00. The average sailing time of the ferry from Salerno to Messina is approximately 8h 54m.

Messina to Salerno Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Messina to Salerno typically range between $99* and $469*. On average the Messina Salerno ferry is $244*. The cheapest Messina Salerno ferry prices start from $60*. The average price for a foot passenger is $128*. The average price for a Messina Salerno car ferry is $352*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Salerno from Messina?

The distance between Messina and Salerno is approximately 175.2 miles (282.0km), or 152.3 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Messina to Salerno?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Messina to Salerno provided by Caronte & Tourist. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Messina and Salerno.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Messina Salerno ferry?

Yes, Messina Salerno ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Messina to Salerno with Caronte & Tourist.

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Messina - Salerno Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 1
Operators Caronte & Tourist
Average Price A$240*
Average Weekly Sailings 6
Average Sailing Duration 8h 54m
Fastest Sailing Duration 8h 0m
First Ferry 02:00
Last Ferry 23:30
Distance 152 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Messina to Salerno?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Messina to Salerno is approximately 9h. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Messina to Salerno?

The average price of a ferry from Messina to Salerno is approximately 147 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Messina to Salerno?

There is 1 ferry operator for Messina to Salerno and this is
  • Caronte & Tourist

How can I book ferry tickets from Messina to Salerno?

Ferries from Messina to Salerno are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Messina to Salerno?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Messina to Salerno with
  • Caronte & Tourist

Can you take your car on the ferry from Messina to Salerno?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Messina to Salerno with
  • Caronte & Tourist

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Messina to Salerno?

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Messina to Salerno. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation. Please read the operators pet guidelines. The following operators currently allow pets on the ferry
  • Caronte & Tourist

How far is Salerno from Messina?

The distance between Messina to Salerno is approximately 152 nautical miles.

Messina Guide

The Italian city of Messina is the capital of, and located in, the Province of Messina and is the third largest city on the island of Sicily. It lies on the Strait of Messina, opposite Villa San Giovanni on the Italian mainland, in the north east of Sicily. The port in Messina is an important economic driver for the city's economy as it is a key component in the city and region's tourist infrastructure. It also supports both commercial and military shipyards. Agriculture is also important in the area and visitors exploring the countryside will often find oranges, lemons, mandarin oranges and olives growing. Since 1548, the city has had a Roman Catholic Archdiocese and Archimandrite seat and is home to the University of Messina which was also founded in 1548.

The city's port offers passengers ferry services across the Strait of Messina to the ports of Villa San Giovanni and Reggio Calabria in Calabria. There is also a longer crossing to Salerno, which is to the south of the city of Naples. Most ferries that arrive in Messina dock at either the Messina Marittima/Bluvia dock or at the Molo Norimberga docks on Via San Ranieri. Occasionally some ferries will dock at the Rada San Francesco di Paola I docks on the northern edge of the town.


Salerno Guide

The Italian city of Salerno lies on the Gulf of Salerno, in the Salerno region of Italy. The city lies on the shores of the Tyrrhenian Sea and is close to the Amalfi Coast and is perhaps best known for being the home of the world's first medical school, the Schola Medica Salernitana. Being the cultural hub of the region, Salerno has many things for visitors to see and do. The city has some lovely pedestrian streets and large piazzas and for visitors who have a car they can easily drive around the city as traffic is not a problem and parking is available in most areas.

Salerno is located at the geographical centre of a triangle nicknamed Tourist Triangle of the 3 P (namely a triangle with the corners in Pompeii, Paestum and Positano). This provides Salerno with a unique opportunity to attract tourists who visit the city to take in sights that include the Lungomare Trieste, the Castello di Arechi, the Duomo and the Museo Didattico della Scuola Medica Salernitana.


Messina to Salerno Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 17/6/2024 and 23/6/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Caronte & Tourist 02:00 11:00 9 hours Sat, Sun
Caronte & Tourist 02:30 11:30 9 hours Mon, Fri
Caronte & Tourist 23:30 08:30 9 hours Mon
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