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There are 5 ways to get from Bari Airport (BRI) to Castro by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Bari Viale Europa - Aeroporto Militare to Botrugno Strada Stratale 275 1850R / ...

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Train, bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Lecce Fa / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lecce to Castro 008

Train, line 815 bus  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Lecce Fa / ...
  2. Take the line 815 bus from Maglie to Castro 815

Bus, line 103 bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bari to Maglie N425 / ...
  2. Take the line 103 bus from Maglie - Stazione FSE to Castro - Incrocio per Castro Marina 103

Drive  •  2h 31m

  1. Drive from Bari Airport (BRI) to Castro 210.6 km
Bari Airport (BRI) → Castro
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Castro is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Bari Airport (BRI) to Castro is to bus which costs €2 - €4 and takes 3h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Bari Airport (BRI) to Castro is to drive which costs €28 - €45 and takes 2h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bari Airport (BRI) to Castro. However, there are services departing from Bari Viale Europa - Aeroporto Militare and arriving at Castro via Botrugno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Bari Airport (BRI) and Castro is 188 km. The road distance is 210.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bari Airport (BRI) to Castro without a car is to bus which takes 3h 58m and costs €2 - €4.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Bari Airport (BRI) to Castro, including transfers.

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Bari Airport (BRI) to Castro bus services, operated by Elios Autoservizi, depart from Bari Viale Europa - Aeroporto Militare station.

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Bari Airport (BRI) to Castro bus services, operated by Elios Autoservizi, arrive at Botrugno Strada Stratale 275 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bari Airport (BRI) to Castro is 211 km. It takes approximately 2h 31m to drive from Bari Airport (BRI) to Castro.

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Map of how to get from Bari Airport (BRI) to Castro.
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  • Distance: 188.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Bari Airport (BRI), Italy and Castro, Apulia, Italy?

Elios Autoservizi operates a bus from Bari Viale Europa - Aeroporto Militare to Botrugno Strada Stratale 275 5 times a week. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 2h 25m.

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 Lecce
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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 Lecce
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Lecce
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Bus operators
Elios Autoservizi
Phone
0832.871016
Website
eliosautoservizi.com
Bus from Bari Viale Europa - Aeroporto Militare to Botrugno Strada Stratale 275
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€2
Schedules at
eliosautoservizi.com
Ferrovie del Sud Est e Servizi Automobilistici
Phone
080 5462111
Email
fsudest@fseonline.it
Website
fseonline.it
Bus from Maglie to Castro
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Schedules at
fseonline.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).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bari to Maglie
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bari Central Train Station to Maglie Piazzale Megapark
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
Marino Autolinee
Salento in bus
Phone
+39 800 242 815, 344/2274620
Email
salentoinbus@provincia.le.it
Website
provincia.le.it
Bus from Maglie - Stazione FSE to Castro - Incrocio per Castro Marina
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Schedules at
provincia.le.it

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