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Messina Sightseeing Bus
Activities in Messina

Messina Sightseeing Bus

  • English English
  • 24 hours

Discover the top locations of the medieval city of Messina when you take this fantastic sightseeing bus tour. You can hop on and off whenever you want, making it easy for you to explore the 'gateway to Sicily'.

Routes and stops

The tourist bus of Messina follows two routes lasting 50 and 90 minutes. Throughout the journey, you can listen to English language audio commentary on the fascinating locations that you are passing. The bus makes stops at the city's top sights, including the Piazza Duomo square which is home to the Cathedral, via Garibaldi street, the waterfront promenade, the Shrine of Christ the King, and the enchanting Villa Mazzini.

You can consult the routes and stops on the map by clicking on the following link:

How it works

The ticket for the Messina tourist bus is valid for 24 hours. During this time, you can climb on and off any of the busses, at any of the stops, as many times as you want. This makes it easy for you to discover wonderful landmarks such as the Ringo church, the Fountain of Neptune, the Vittorio Emanuele theatre, and the statue of Don Giovanni.

Important information

When making the reservation you must specify an initiation date for the pass. You will have a period of 15 days from that date in which to activate the ticket. Once you have activated the ticket, you can use the service as many times as you want for 24 hours.

Once you have made the reservation, we will send you a voucher by email which you must present the first time you board the bus service.

Times and frequency

The Messina tourist bus operates between 6 April to 15 October, exclusively on the days when a cruise ship arrives into the port. Please consult the timetable for the most up-to-date schedule:

  • Red line: departs every two hours from 9 am to 2 pm. The route lasts a total of 90 minutes.
  • Blue line: departs every 50 minutes, from 9 am to 2 pm. The route lasts 50 minutes.

Price

Adults Children from 5 to 15 years old Children under 5 years old
24 hour ticket – Blue line
US$ 11
US$ 5.50
Free
24 hour ticket – Red line
US$ 16.50
US$ 8.30
Free
24 hour ticket – Blue and red lines
US$ 22
US$ 11
Free

24 hour ticket – Blue line

  • Adults

    US$ 11
  • Children from 5 to 15 years old

    US$ 5.5
  • Children under 5 years old

    Free

24 hour ticket – Red line

  • Adults

    US$ 16.5
  • Children from 5 to 15 years old

    US$ 8.3
  • Children under 5 years old

    Free

24 hour ticket – Blue and red lines

  • Adults

    US$ 22
  • Children from 5 to 15 years old

    US$ 11
  • Children under 5 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

24 hours.

Language English

The tour includes audio commentary in English.

Included

Unlimited use of the City Sightseeing for 1 day

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes

from
US$ 11
No hidden fees or surcharges

Cancellations

Non refundable. You may not cancel this activity.