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Schedule and fares: Strait of Messina - Cars


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Short shipping for cars and people

Forty years have passed and the Caronte & Tourist S.p.A. has renovated, improved and optimized all the ships and their services; it guarantees the link between Sicily and the Continent for the great amount of 168 times a day, with a 24/7 service.

Schedule for Passengers – Cars – Pullmans

Daily rides: from 05:00 to 22:00

From Villa San Giovanni to Rada San Francesco
04:40 05:20 06:00 06:40 07:20 08:00 08:40 09:20 10:00 10:40 11:20 12:00 12:40 13:20
14:00 14:40 15:20 16:00 16:40 17:20 18:00 18:40 19:20 20:00 20:40 21:20 22:00  
From Rada San Francesco to Villa San Giovanni
04:40 05:20 06:00 06:40 07:20 08:00 08:40 09:20 10:00 10:40 11:20 12:00 12:40 13:20
14:00 14:40 15:20 16:00 16:40 17:20 18:00 18:40 19:20 20:00 20:40 21:20 22:00  

Night rides: from 22:40 to 4:40

From Villa San Giovanni to Rada San Francesco
22:40 23:20 00:00 00:40 01:20 02:00 02:40 03:20 04:00
From Rada San Francesco to Villa San Giovanni
22:40 23:20 00:00 00:40 01:20 02:00 02:40 03:20 04:00

WARNING
Passengers are advised Messrs. times races are indicative and boarding operations will end a few minutes before the scheduled departure time.

Fares for Passengers - Cars – Pullmans

Car fares
Car
(includes up to a maximum of 3 passengers)
Caravan
(up to 9mts ***)
Moto
Scooter
Truck
Fare for
Passengers
in cars
One Way
Ticket
€ 37,00 € 55,00 € 13,00 € 1,00
Daily
Ticket
(Round trip ticket)**
€ 37,00 € 55,00 € 13,00 € 1,00
Super
Ticket
(Return within 3 days) **
€ 42,00 € 66,00 € 20,00 € 1,00
Round Trip
Ticket
(Return within 90 days)
€ 73,00 € 93,00 € 22,00 € 1,00
Standard 12 mts Pullmans Fares Departure from Messina
Empty (with less than 10 passengers)
With passengers between 10 and 40
With more than 40 passengers
One-Way Ticket € 168,00 € 188,00 € 208,00
Return within 60 days Ticket* € 108,00 € 128,00 € 148,00


* FARE RESERVED TO PULLMANS PROVIDED WITH THE DISCOUNT COUPON RELEASED AT THE FORWARD PASS.

** Times within which it will be possible to exploit the Return Coupons..

*** Caravans with length superior to 9,00 mtls will have to pay a Commercial Means fare related to the time of purchase and their length.

Pullmans with length superior to 12 meters will provide an additional charge in relation with their linear meters and the passengers on board.

Pullmans with cart in train, will have to buy two tickets, both for the mean and the cart. The cart ticket price will be calculated in relation with its own linear meters.


The Top Client Card Holders are exempted from paying the Fee for passengers in the Car.
The Top Client card holders must produce an identification document at the time of purchase.

NB I Tagliandi di Andata possono essere sfruttati esclusivamente entro le ore 24:00 del giorno di emissione.
Il tagliando di ritorno dei biglietti “Daily” potrà essere utilizzato entro le ore 04:00 a.m. del giorno seguente la data di emissione. Per i pagamenti non in contanti sarà applicata una commissione per spese commerciali pari circa al 1% del prezzo del biglietto. I tagliandi di ritorno non sfruttati potranno essere rimborsati a fronte del decurtamento dell’importo della tratta di andata.

Notice to the Customers: due to the evident logistic difficulties caused by the parked vehicles, the ticket office of the Villa San Giovanni boarding area applies a surcharge of € 3,00 for cars and € 8,00 for heavy vehicles.
Therefore, we invite the Customers to buy the ticket in the two alternative outlets, which do not apply the aforementioned surcharge: AGIP service area – Rosarno West along the Salerno - Reggio Calabria motorway and at the end of the Villa San Giovanni slip road.

The distance traveled for the ferry across the Strait of Messina is equal to 3.3 nmi (nautical miles)

Tickets for Cars, Camper vans and Coaches, whose driver isn't resident in the provinces of Reggio Calabria or Messina, will have to foresee the application of the Ecopass ticket, as established by Messina Municipality Order of 22/04/11 and its further modifications. The fare of the Ecopss ticket will be € 1,00 per route for cars and camper vans and € 3,00 per route for Coaches.


Rates pedestrian passengers

  ONE-WAY TICKET RETURN WAY 1 MONTH SUBSCRIPTION*
Intero 2,50 € 5,00 € 60,00 €
Ridotto ** 2,50 € 5,00 € 40,00 €
FF . OO . 2,50 € 5,00 € 18,00 €

*Limitation Usability Hourly (after the first transit, the next one will not be made earlier than two hours).
The passenger may carry a maximum of 4 transits per day
** Rate reserved for those who have family income of less than € 25,000 gross a year.
Single tickets are valid travel until 24:00 on the day of issue.
Return tickets have limited management and a maturity of seven days from the issue

PROCEDURE/ASSISTANCE FOR P.R.M. PEOPLE STRAIT OF MESSINA LINE