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There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Bari by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly to Bari  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bari (BRI) BCN - BRI

$58 - $363

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Fly to Brindisi, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Brindisi (BDS) BCN - BDS
  2. Take the train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale

$76 - $478

Train  •  19 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  5. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Bari Centrale Fb / ...

$246 - $374

Bus FlixBus  •  24 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Turin, Torino N740
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Bari N425

$104 - $176

Car ferry, train  •  28 h 11 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the train from S.Marinella to Roma Termini Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale Fa / ...

$135 - $205

Car ferry, drive  •  25 h 23 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  2. Drive from Civitavecchia to Bari

$159 - $239

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Roma
  2. Take the bus from Roma to Bari Marozzi

$148 - $214

Drive  •  16 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Bari 1129.6 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Bari is to fly which costs 50€ - 320€ and takes 5 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Bari is to fly which costs 50€ - 320€ and takes 5 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Bari. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Bari via Turin, Torino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Bari. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Bari Centrale via Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 47 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Bari is 1226 km. The road distance is 1807.4 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Bari without a car is to train which takes 19 h 47 min and costs 210€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Barcelona to Bari, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Bari bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Bari train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Bari is to fly which takes 5 h 2 min and costs 50€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 210€ - 330€ and takes 19 h 47 min, you could also bus, which costs 90€ - 160€ and takes 24 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Bari.
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  • Distance: 766.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Bari, Italy?

Vueling Airlines, Alitalia and two other airlines fly from Barcelona to Bari 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Bari via Valence TGV, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Bologna C.Le in around 19 h 47 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Barcelona to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bari
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Barcelona to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Barcelona to Brindisi via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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 Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Train from S.Marinella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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 Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Bari
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Roma
Ave. Duration
45 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
alsa.com
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Bari
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
Marozzi VT
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Bari Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Barcelona to Bari bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bari station.

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Barcelona to Bari train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bari Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Bari is 1807 km. It takes approximately 16 h 36 min to drive from Barcelona to Bari.

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Vueling Airlines, easyJet, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Bari Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Bari bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 857+ hotels available in Bari. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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