Messina
Salerno
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Messina Salerno Ferry

There are approximately 6 weekly sailings between Messina to Salerno. This ferry route is operated by Caronte & Tourist. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Messina Salerno ferries.

Messina Salerno Ferry Times

Messina Salerno ferry sailings typically depart from Messina at around 02:00. The average sailing time is approximately 9h 0m.

Messina Salerno Ferry Prices

Messina Salerno ferry prices typically range between £56* and £302*. The average price is typically £171*. The cheapest Messina Salerno ferry prices start from £31*. The average price for a foot passenger is £84*. The average price for a car is £222*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers vehicle type route and sailing times. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is it from Messina to Salerno?

The distance between Messina to Salerno is approximately 175.2 miles (282.0km) or 152.3 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Messina Salerno ferry?

Yes, Caronte & Tourist allow cars on board for ferries between Messina and Salerno. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Messina and Salerno.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Messina to Salerno?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Caronte & Tourist between Messina and Salerno.

Messina Salerno Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Caronte & Tourist - 6 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Messina - Salerno Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 1
Operators Caronte & Tourist
Average Price £185*
Average Weekly Sailings 6
Average Sailing Duration 9h 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 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Messina to Salerno?

    The ferry crossing time from Messina to Salerno is approximately 9h. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.
  • How much is the ferry from Messina to Salerno?

    Messina to Salerno ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Messina to Salerno is £101. 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?

    Book ferries from Messina to Salerno through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Messina to Salerno?

    Yes, you can 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 permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
    • 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

Ferry Timetables between 15/04/2024 and 21/04/2024


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, Wed, Thu, Fri
Caronte & Tourist 23:30 08:30 9 hours Mon
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