Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina

Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules

Ferries between Villa San Giovanni in Calabria and Messina in Sicily run all year round. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry schedules

Is there a ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina?

Yes, you can catch a ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina. The Caronte&Tourist ferry company has been running daily connections from Villa San Giovanni to Messina for over 50 years.

There are routes running all day, 7 days a week, from Calabia to Sicily. In fact, there are approximately 168 daily crossings to the Sicilian coast.

Am I allowed to travel from Villa San Giovanni to Messina?

Yes, ferry travel between Villa San Giovanni to Messina is currently allowed. Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Italy and get ready for your trip.

What’s the ferry schedule from Villa San Giovanni to Messina?

Ferries from Villa San Giovanni to Messina run all day with departures every 20 min, while the first ferry departs at midnight.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina?

The cost of a single ferry ticket starts at €2.50. The final ticket price depends on discounts, offers, seat type, and the time of the season.

Offers

On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Messina from Villa San Giovanni. Find real-time information about our ferry routes, compare fares and offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at the best price.

Discounts

Traveling from Villa San Giovanni to Messina by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry company Caronte&Tourist offers special discounts to children up to 11 years old.

Note: infants and children up to 4 years travel for free.

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Villa San Giovanni to Messina?

The Villa San Giovanni to Messina ferry duration is approximately 20 min.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina?

No, all ferries operating on the route from Villa San Giovanni to Messina are conventional.

What’s the distance between Villa San Giovanni and Messina?

The distance between the port of Villa San Giovanni and Messina is 4.5 nautical miles (around 8.3km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Messina from Villa San Giovanni

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Villa San Giovanni to Messina:

  • We recommend that you arrive at the port of Villa San Giovanni at least 1 hr before your ferry trip, especially if you are traveling with your vehicle.
  • From Messina, you can easily travel to the Aeolian Islands and explore the Archipelago. Check out the Messina - Lipari or Messina - Vulcano routes and plan your ferry trip!

Where to take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina?

Usually, ferries to Messina depart from the Molo Ponente in the port of Villa San Giovanni.

The Villa San Giovanni railway station is located approximately 500 m from the Caronte&Tourist embarkation pier.

Can I travel on the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina with a car?

Yes, ferries traveling from Villa San Giovanni to Messina can carry vehicles.

Ferry luggage

The ferry company Caronte&Tourist allows each passenger to board with 1 carry-on luggage that does not exceed 20kg. Children paying half-price fare are entitled to half the allowance (10kg).

Cabins

On the Villa San Giovanni - Messina ferries, there are no cabins available.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Messina from Villa San Giovanni.

Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets. A carrier or cage is required for small pets. As for larger pets, they must have a muzzle and be on a leash.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Villa San Giovanni to Messina?

You can easily book Messina ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings on our Map of Ferries, compare itineraries and prices, and book your ferry to Messina from Villa San Giovanni with just a few clicks.

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