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There are 7 ways to get from Sicily to Bari by plane, bus and ferry, bus, train, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Catania  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Bari (BRI) CTA - BRI

$54 - $330

Cheapest option

Fly from Palermo  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Bari (BRI) PMO - BRI

$44 - $202

5 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza to Bari

$78 - $114

Train, bus  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Salerno Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salerno to Bari via Capruzzi 53801

$89 - $114

Train  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Paola Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Paola to Sibari Reg
  4. Take the train from Sibari to Taranto Ic
  5. Take the train from Taranto to Bari Centrale Reg / ...

$74 - $139

Bus  •  16 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Salerno - Via Vinciprova
  2. Take the bus from Salerno to Bari SITAsud

$134 - $188

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Palermo to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Bari

$97 - $191

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Bari is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 12 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Bari is to fly which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 2 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Bari. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Bari via Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sicily to Bari. However, there are services departing from Palermo Notarbartolo and arriving at Bari Centrale via Palermo Centrale, Messina Centrale, Paola, Sibari and Taranto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 18 min.

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The distance between Sicily and Bari is 455 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Bari without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 12 h 26 min and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Sicily to Bari, including transfers.

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Sicily to Bari bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Palermo station.

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

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The best way to get from Sicily to Bari is to fly which takes 2 h 59 min and costs 45€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 130€ and takes 15 h 18 min, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 16 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Bari.
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  • Distance: 284.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

What companies run services between Sicily, Italy and Bari, Italy?

Volotea, Alitalia and Ryanair fly from Catania to Bari 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Bari via Palermo Centrale, Messina Centrale, Paola, Sibari, and Taranto in around 15 h 18 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Palermo to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Flights from Palermo to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Train operators
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 Palermo Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Paola
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Sibari to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Palermo Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$31 - $37
Train from Paola to Sibari
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Taranto to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $18
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Cosenza to Bari
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
saj.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli to Salerno - Via Vinciprova
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Salerno to Bari
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Bari Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Sicily to Bari bus services, operated by Saj, arrive at Bari station.

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

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Volotea, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Catania Airport to Bari Airport.

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There are 838+ hotels available in Bari. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Catania Airport is to bus which takes 6 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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