Reggio Calabria
Messina
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Reggio Calabria to Messina Ferry

Depending on the season their are usually 14 daily and 102 weekly sailings between Reggio Calabria and Messina. The Reggio Calabria to Messina ferry is operated by Liberty Lines Fast Ferries. Reggio Calabria Messina Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Reggio Calabria Messina Ferry Times

The earliest Reggio Calabria Messina ferry typically departs Reggio Calabria at about 06:30. The average sailing time of a ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina is approximately 34m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 30m.

Reggio Calabria to Messina Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina typically range between $12* and $47*. On average the Reggio Calabria Messina ferry is $26*. The cheapest Reggio Calabria Messina ferry prices start from $8*. The average price for a foot passenger is $26*.

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

How far is Messina from Reggio Calabria?

The distance between Reggio Calabria and Messina is approximately 7.6 miles (12.2km), or 6.6 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina?

No, currently there is no car ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Reggio Calabria Messina ferry?

Yes, Reggio Calabria Messina ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Reggio Calabria to Messina with Liberty Lines Fast Ferries.

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Reggio Calabria - Messina Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 1
Operators Liberty Lines Fast Ferries
Average Price A$26*
Average Daily Sailings 14
Average Weekly Sailings 102
Average Sailing Duration 34m
Fastest Sailing Duration 30m
First Ferry 06:30
Last Ferry 23:30
Distance 6 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 Reggio Calabria to Messina?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Reggio Calabria to Messina is approximately 30m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina?

The average price of a ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina is approximately 16 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Reggio Calabria to Messina?

There is 1 ferry operator for Reggio Calabria to Messina and this is
  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Reggio Calabria to Messina?

Ferries from Reggio Calabria to Messina 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 Reggio Calabria to Messina?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Reggio Calabria to Messina with
  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries

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

No, cars are not allowed on this ferry route.

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina?

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Reggio Calabria to Messina. 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
  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries

How far is Messina from Reggio Calabria?

The distance between Reggio Calabria to Messina is approximately 6 nautical miles.

Messina Guide

Messina is an Italian city and is sometimes referred to as 'the door of Sicily' and lies on the Strait of Messina in the north east of Sicily. The city's port has played an important role in the city's growth and fortunes and supports tourism for the city and surrounding area and is also home to commercial and military shipyards. Since 1548, Messina has been a Roman Catholic Archdiocese and Archimandrite and is also home to the University of Messina which was founded in 1548 by Ignatius of Loyola. A popular tourist attraction in the city is the 12th century cathedral which guards the remains of King Conrad who was ruler of Germany and Sicily during the 13th century. Following a huge earthquake in 1908 the cathedral had to be almost completely rebuilt between 1919-1920 and then again in 1943 following a fire that was caused by Allied bombing during the Second World War.

Ferry services from Messina operate to one of two ports in Calabria (Villa San Giovanni and Reggio Calabria) or on a longer ferry ride to Salerno, just south of Naples.


Reggio Calabria to Messina Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 06:15 06:50 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 07:10 07:45 35 minutes Mon, Sun
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 07:15 07:50 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 08:05 08:40 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 08:10 08:45 35 minutes Mon, Sun
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 09:30 10:05 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 10:15 10:50 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 10:50 11:25 35 minutes Mon, Sun
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 11:10 11:45 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 12:15 12:50 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 12:20 12:55 35 minutes Mon, Sun
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 13:50 14:25 35 minutes Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 15:00 15:35 35 minutes Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 15:10 15:45 35 minutes Mon, Sun
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 15:50 16:25 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 16:45 17:20 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 17:20 17:55 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 17:55 18:25 30 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 18:20 18:55 35 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 19:00 19:35 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 20:30 21:05 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 21:45 22:20 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 23:45 00:20 35 minutes Everyday
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