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There are 5 ways to get from Apulia to Panarea (Island) by bus and ferry, ferry, train, bus or plane

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Recommended option

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Bari to Milazzo
  2. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

42€ - 59€

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Caserta Fa / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Napoli Mergellina to Panarea

35€ - 146€

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Bari Station to Cosenza 21
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza, Cosenza to Messina 582
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

52€ - 77€

Fly to Catania, train, ferry  •  10h 20m

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Catania (CTA) BRI - CTA
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

55€ - 193€

Fly to Palermo, train, ferry  •  10h 28m

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Palermo (PMO) BRI - PMO
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Milazzo
  3. Take the ferry from Milazzo to Panarea

62€ - 211€

Apulia → Panarea (Island)
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The cheapest way to get from Apulia to Panarea (Island) is to bus and ferry and ferry which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 11h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Apulia to Panarea (Island) is to fly and train and ferry which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 10h 20m.

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The distance between Apulia and Panarea (Island) is 293 km.

The best way to get from Apulia to Panarea (Island) without a car is to bus and ferry and ferry which takes 11h 5m and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 11h 5m to get from Apulia to Panarea (Island), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bari Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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There are 319+ hotels available in Panarea (Island). Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Apulia to Bari Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€.

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Map of how to get from Apulia to Panarea (Island).
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  • Distance: 292.8 km
  • Duration: 11h 5m

What companies run services between Apulia, Italy and Panarea (Island), Italy?

There is no direct connection from Apulia to Panarea (Island). However, you can take the bus and ferry to Milazzo, take the walk to Milazzo, then take the ferry to Panarea. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bari to Panarea (Island) via Caserta, Napoli Mergellina, and Napoli Mergellina in around 11h 6m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 260€
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 260€
Flights from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Caserta
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Caserta
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Train from Palermo Centrale to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
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 Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Palermo Centrale to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 26€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
23€ - 26€
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Bari to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 40€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
InterSaj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Bari Station to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Schedules at
saj.it
Book at
intersajticket.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cosenza, Cosenza to Messina
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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