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There are 6 ways to get from Bari to Scalea by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Foggia Reg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Foggia to Sala Consilina
  3. Take the bus from Sala Consilina to Scalea

$35 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus Saj  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bari Station to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza Autostazione to Scalea - Parco Dei Principi 7

$30 - $32

4 alternative options

Bus Sita Sud  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Bari via Capruzzi to Fisciano 53801
  2. Take the bus from Fisciano to Scalea

$55 - $72

Train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Taranto Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Sibari Ic
  3. Take the train from Sibari to Castiglione Cosentino Reg
  4. Take the train from Paola to Scalea S.Domenica Talao Fb / ...

$45 - $78

Bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bari via Capruzzi to Cantinella Bivio
  2. Take the bus from Cantinella Bivio to Cosenza
  3. Take the bus from Cosenza Autostazione to Scalea - Parco Dei Principi 7

$34 - $42

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Bari to Scalea 159.1 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Bari to Scalea is to bus which costs 26€ - 28€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bari to Scalea is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bari to Scalea. However, there are services departing from Bari via Capruzzi and arriving at Scalea via Fisciano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bari to Scalea. However, there are services departing from Bari Centrale and arriving at Scalea S.Domenica Talao via Taranto, Sibari, Castiglione Cosentino and Paola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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The distance between Bari and Scalea is 170 km. The road distance is 254.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bari to Scalea without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 8 min and costs 30€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Bari to Scalea, including transfers.

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Bari to Scalea bus services, operated by Sita Sud, depart from Bari via Capruzzi station.

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Bari to Scalea train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bari Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Bari to Scalea is to bus which takes 6 h 26 min and costs 45€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 7 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Bari to Scalea.
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  • Distance: 106.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

What companies run services between Bari, Italy and Scalea, Calabria, Italy?

You can take a bus from Bari to Scalea via Fisciano in around 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bari to Scalea via Taranto, Sibari, Castiglione Cosentino, and Paola in around 7 h 35 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Foggia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Train from Bari Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $18
Train from Sibari to Castiglione Cosentino
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Taranto to Sibari
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Paola to Scalea S.Domenica Talao
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Phone
+39 098 3520 315
Email
info@fsbusitaliafast.it
Website
fsbusitaliafast.it
Bus from Foggia to Sala Consilina
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
simetspa.it
Bus from Cantinella Bivio to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
simetspa.it
Consorzio Autolinee S.r.l.
Phone
0984 401468
Email
info@consorzioautolinee.it
Website
consorzioautolinee.it
Bus from Sala Consilina to Scalea
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
consorzioautolinee.it
Bus from Fisciano to Scalea
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
consorzioautolinee.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Bari Station to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
saj.it
Preite Cosenza
Phone
0984-413001
Email
info@autoservizipreite.it
Website
autoservizipreite.it
Bus from Cosenza Autostazione to Scalea - Parco Dei Principi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
autoservizipreite.it
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Bari to Scalea bus services, operated by Consorzio Autolinee S.r.l., arrive at Scalea station.

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Bari to Scalea train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Scalea S.Domenica Talao station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bari to Scalea is 255 km. It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to drive from Bari to Scalea.

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