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Strait of Messina automobiles

50 years have passed and Caronte & Tourist S.p.A. has upgraded, optimised and increased the speed of all ships and their relative services. This guarantees connections between Sicily and the Continent a good 168 times a day, maintaining the service active 24 hours per day.

Schedule

From Messina to Villa San Giovanni
05:2006:0006:4007:2008:0008:4009:2010:0010:4011:2012:0012:4013:2014:00
14:4015:2016:0016:4017:2018:0018:4019:2020:0020:4021:2022:0022:4023:20
From Villa San Giovanni to Messina
05:2006:0006:4007:2008:0008:4009:2010:0010:4011:2012:0012:4013:2014:00
14:4015:2016:0016:4017:2018:0018:4019:2020:0020:4021:2022:0022:4023:20

From Messina to Villa San Giovanni
00:0000:4001:2002:0002:4003:2004:0004:40
From Villa San Giovanni to Messina
00:0000:4001:2002:0002:4003:2004:0004:40

Please be aware, passengers are advised that trip times are indicative and that the embarkation operations will terminate a few minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.

Passengers with a return ticket and needing to undergo check-in operations must go directly to the boarding area without going to the ticket office. Once onboard, if requested by a person in charge, the passenger will be required to exhibit their travel pass.

Options for passengers with accompanying vehicles

Ticket typeUp to 5 passengers with
accompanying motor vehicle
Up to 5 passengers with
accompanying camper
Passengers with
accompanying motorcycle
Passenger with
accompanying scooter
One Way€ 37.00€ 55.00€ 13.00€ 13.00
Daily (return trip in one day)**€ 37.00€ 55.00€ 13.00€ 13.00
Super (return trip within 3 days)**€ 42.00€ 66.00€ 20.00€ 20.00
Round Trip (return within 90 days)€ 73.00€ 93.00€ 22.00€ 22.00

Passengers not falling under the above categories will incur an additional cost of € 2.50 each way.

* In parenthesis are shown the times within which the return ticket may be utilised.
** Passengers with an accompanying Camper having a length over 9 metres will be required to pay the rate for Commercial Vehicles in accordance with the specific timeframe purchased and the length of the vehicle.

Passengers with a trailer in tow having a length equal to or greater than 6 metres shall be required to pay the same price as passengers travelling with an accompanying car.

Top Client card holders must show an identification document at the time of purchase, when embarking, and upon they revalidation of the return ticket stubs.

The return ticket stubs can only be utilised before midnight on the day of issue.

Ticket stubs for "Daily" tickets can be used by 4:00 am on the day following the date of issue.

Non-utilised return stubs can be reimbursed by way of a reduction in the amount paid for the outbound journey.

Purchase prices

Ticket typeUp to 3.50 MLFrom 3.51 to 5.50 MLFrom 5.51 to 6.50 MLFrom 6.51 to 7.50 MLFrom 7.51 to 8.50 ML
One Way€ 13.00€ 37.00€ 60.00€ 70.00€ 80.00
Daily (return trip in one day)*€ 13.00€ 37.00€ 60.00€ 70.00€ 80.00
Super (return trip within 3 days)*€ 20.00€ 42.00€ 80.00€ 90.00€ 100.00
Round Trip (return within 90 days)€ 22.00€ 73.00€ 115.00€ 125.00€ 135.00

Trailers with a length of more than 9.00 metres will have to pay the price for Commercial Vehicles in relation to the meterage.

Coach prices

MetresOne WayReturn voyageRound Trip
Up to 11.00 MTL€ 100.00€ 70.00€ 170.00
Over 11,00 MTL€ 190.00€ 125.00€ 315.00

At the ticket office of Villa San Giovanni “mare” (“sea”) prices are subject to a surcharge of € 8.00 for use of the boarding area ticket office.
* Price reserved for coaches in possession of a discount voucher issued upon purchasing the one-way ticket.

The price of passengers on board the coach is included in the price for the vehicle.
The coaches in transit with a trailer behind will be required to purchase two tickets, one for the vehicle and another for the trailer.
The ticket price of the trailer will be established in relation to the linear metres of the trailer.

Passengers are advised that, due to the obvious logistical difficulties caused by the parking of vehicles, at the ticket office in the Villa San Giovanni embarkation area, a tariff surcharge of € 3.00 for cars and € 8.00 for heavy vehicles will be applied.
Therefore, passengers are requested to purchase the ticket at two alternative points of sale where the above surcharge is not applicable: the AGIP - Rosarno Ovest service station, along the Salerno motorway - Reggio di Calabria and at the end of the Villa San Giovanni motorway junction.
The distance travelled between the Strait of Messina is 3.3 nautical miles.

Prices for passengers without accompanying vehicles

Ticket typeOne-WayRoundtripSeason ticket 1 month*Season ticket 3 months*
Full-price€ 2.50€ 5.00€ 60.00-
Full price University students€ 2.50€ 5.00€ 56.00-
Reduced**€ 2.50€ 5.00€ 40.00-
Reduced University students**€ 2.50€ 5.00€ 38.00-
Armed Forces€ 2.50€ 5.00€ 18.00-
Unimecard holders---€ 80.00

* Limited usability, with the passenger being able to take advantage of no. 2 accesses daily, one in and one out respectively. The input/output or output/input sequence may also occur at a distance of a few minutes, with exception for the specific conventions in force in this regard.
** Fee reserved for those who have a family income of less than € 25,000 per year.

Single trip tickets are valid until midnight on the day of issue.
Round Trip tickets have a limitation in the direction and an expiration of seven days after issue.

Rates for passengers with accompanying bicycles

Ticket typePrice
One Way€ 3.00
Daily (return trip in one day)*€ 6.00

* In parenthesis are shown the times within which the return ticket may be utilised.

Ticket stubs for "Daily" tickets can be used by 4:00 am on the day following the date of issue.
Non-utilised return stubs can be reimbursed by way of a reduction in the amount paid for the outbound journey.

Tickets cannot be modified or deferred.