Salerno
Messina
Ferries to Sicily
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Salerno to Messina Ferry

The Salerno Messina ferry route connects Italy with Sicily. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Caronte & Tourist. The crossing operates up to 7 times each week with sailing durations from around 9 hours.

Salerno Messina sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Italy to Sicily page.
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Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Salerno to Messina?

    The approximate duration for ferries from Salerno to Messina is 9h. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • How much is the ferry from Salerno to Messina?

    Salerno to Messina is approximately 110 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Salerno to Messina?

    There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Salerno to Messina and this is
    • Caronte & Tourist
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Salerno to Messina?

    Book Salerno to Messina tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from [Portfrom] to Messina?

    Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Salerno to Messina with
    • Caronte & Tourist
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Salerno to Messina?

    Yes, you can travel with a car from Salerno to Messina with the following operators
    • Caronte & Tourist
  • Can you bring dogs on the ferry from [Portfrom] to Messina?

    Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their dogs onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow dogs on their ferries
    • Caronte & Tourist
  • What is the distance from Salerno to Messina?

    Salerno to Messina is approximately 152 nautical miles distance apart.

Salerno Guide

The Italian city of Salerno is located on the Gulf of Salerno on the Tyrrhenian Sea, and is the capital of the Salerno region of Italy, and is close to the Amalfi Coast. The town is well known as the home of the first medical school in the world, the Schola Medica Salernitana. The city, which is the cultural hub of the region is popular with visitors who enjoy strolling around the city taking in the wonderful sights, many of which are located close to the city centre. The city is characterised by beautiful pedestrian street, large piazzas and lovely shops.

The city is located in the centre of a geographical triangle nicknamed the Tourist Triangle of the 3 P's, whose corners take in the towns of Pompeii, Paestum and Positano. Because of this there are many points of interest including the Lungomare Trieste (Trieste Seafront Promenade), the Castello di Arechi (Arechi's Castle), the Duomo (the Cathedral) and the Museo Didattico della Scuola Medica Salernitana (the Educational Museum of the Salernitan Medical School).


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.


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