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Coronavirus ferry travel advice
Please note that the information provided is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time we have received the same information from the Ferry Operators. The situation is changing rapidly and we will try to keep the website updated as soon as we receive updates from the ferry companies.
Messina is located on northeast corner of the island of Sicily. Shipyards, cruise tourism and agriculture are the main resources of the city. Messina is famous for wine productions or lemon cultivation. You can book your Messina ferry with AFerry
Ferries to and from Messina
Caronte & Tourist operates ferry crossings from port of Salerno and Villa San Giovanni in mainland Italy to Messina. Passengers will travel on comfortable fast catamarans which offers nice views of Tyrrhenian Sea.
Ustica Lines runs a fleet of 25 high-speed vessels, each ship equipped with air-conditioned rooms, TV, music, reclining seats and an onboard bar serving refreshments and snacks. The fastest ships can reach speeds of 36 knots.
Messina Port Facilities
Caronte & Tourist Ferry terminal in Messina is not part of main port in the city hence facilities are basic.
Getting to Messina: Molo Norimberga - Zona Falcata
Messina ferry port is 1500m away from Messina Centrale train station. Messina lies on 2 main Sicilian train lines Messina - Taormina - Catania - Siracusa and Messina - Trapani - Palermo.
If travelling by car, take route SS113 from Palermo or SS114 from Catania. Please exit motorway at "Messina Centro", follow signs to "imbarchi per (boardings to) Salerno".
Messina boasts with its religious and military architecture. You can visit here many churches like beautiful Church of the Annunziata dei Catalani or historic gate Porta Garzia for fort Real Cittadella. Walking around city you will also see few fountains, e.g. Fountain of Orion near cathedral.
Messina is a great point to stop by before heading to explore other wonders of island of Sicily.
Caronte & Tourist
Messina - Molo Norimberga, 98122 Messina, Italy
Caronte & Tourist
Rada S. Francesco, , Italy
Molo d'imbarco Rizzo - Via Luigi Rizzo , 98122 (ME) , Italy