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Ustica Lines

Address: Molo d'imbarco: Banchina Peloro - Via Vittorio Emanuele, 98100 Messina, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 0039 0923.873813
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Ranked #1,408 of 1,763 things to do in Messina
Type: Ferries, Transportation
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Type: Ferries, Transportation
Mon - Fri 5:30 am - 7:30 pm
Sat - Sun 6:30 am - 2:30 pm

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
13 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We used the ferry service to travel from Messina to Calabria and it was very good, it is a very busy service as it is popular with both locals and the tourists. We had no complaints at all.

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Genoa, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

travelling at Ustica Lines is great from Reggio Calabria to Messina and vice versa. It's departure is on time and is very fast. Clean and Well managed facility.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Old boat, need updating. Too many people not enough chairs. Took 6 trips back and forth from calabria to Messina and not impressed.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

20 min hydrofoil over to the mainland of Italy- very easy. Walking distance to the train station. Reggio di Calabria is worth a visit with a lovely beach, shopping and interesting sites.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

This company failed to sail on the day we had booked. They said it was bad weather but it was a lovely day - but few people booked on. They then refused us a refund telling us to call a number. At that number they insisted we had to request an on line refund. They don;t respond to e-mails for... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

We used Ustica lines to go to Lipari island. On time and very convenient

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2011

We were going over to Salina and needed information on what was the best way to get there. We thought at first to take the train from Rome but that means we would be on the train at least 8 hours and would arrive in Milazzo around 6pm and take the hydrofoil at 7pm if the trains were on time.... More 

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