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There are 6 ways to get from Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Bari Airport to Maglie Megapark Via Otranto 2938R

4€

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  3h 5m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Bari Airport to Otranto Porto 1852R

2€

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Lecce Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lecce - Camera di Commercio/Stazione to Otranto - Stazione FSE 106 / ...

17€ - 64€

Bus via Lecce  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Bari to Lecce 573 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lecce - City Terminal to Otranto - Stazione FSE 106 / ...

17€ - 22€

Train, line 5 train, line 6 train, line 7 train  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Bari Aeroporto Karol Wojtyla to Bari C.le FNB Fr2
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Lecce Re / ...
  3. Take the line 5 train from Lecce to Zollino 5
  4. Take the line 6 train from Zollino to Maglie 6
  5. Take the line 7 train from Maglie to Otranto 7

18€ - 65€

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto 208.4 km

25€ - 40€

Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto by shuttle

The shuttle journey time between Bari Airport (BRI) and Otranto is around 3h 2m and covers a distance of around 210 km. The fastest shuttle normally takes 2h 50m. Operated by Elios Autoservizi, the Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto shuttle service departs from Bari Airport and arrives in Otranto Porto. Typically six shuttles run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto shuttle schedules

Bari Airport (BRI) → Otranto
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The cheapest way to get from Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto is to shuttle which costs 2€ and takes 3h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto. However, there are services departing from Bari Airport and arriving at Otranto - Porto via Maglie - Stazione FSE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto. However, there are services departing from Bari Aeroporto Karol Wojtyla and arriving at Otranto via Bari Centrale, Lecce, Zollino and Maglie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 2m.

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It is 182 km from Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto. It is approximately 208.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto without a car is to bus which takes 4h 31m and costs 4€.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto, including transfers.

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Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto bus services, operated by Elios Autoservizi, depart from Bari Airport station.

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Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto train services, operated by Ferrotramviaria spa - Ferrovie del Nord Barese, depart from Bari Aeroporto Karol Wojtyla station.

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The best way to get from Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto is to bus which takes 4h 31m and costs 4€. Alternatively, you can train and line 5 train and line 6 train and line 7 train, which costs 18€ - 65€ and takes 7h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto.
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  • Distance: 182 km
  • Duration: 4h 31m

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

Elios Autoservizi operates a bus from Bari Airport to Maglie Megapark Via Otranto once a week. Tickets cost 2€ and the journey takes 2h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto via Bari C.le FNB, Bari Centrale, Lecce, Zollino, and Maglie in around 7h 2m.

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 Lecce
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Ferrovie del Sud Est e Servizi Automobilistici
Phone
080 5462111
Email
fsudest@fseonline.it
Website
fseonline.it
Train from Lecce to Zollino
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
1€ - 2€
Schedules at
fseonline.it
Train from Zollino to Maglie
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
1€
Schedules at
fseonline.it
Train from Maglie to Otranto
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
1€ - 2€
Schedules at
fseonline.it
Bus operators
Elios Autoservizi
Phone
0832.871016
Website
eliosautoservizi.com
Bus from Bari Airport to Maglie Megapark Via Otranto
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
2€
Schedules at
eliosautoservizi.com
Shuttle from Bari Airport to Otranto Porto
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
2€
Schedules at
eliosautoservizi.com
Salento in bus
Phone
+39 800 242 815, 344/2274620
Email
salentoinbus@provincia.le.it
Website
provincia.le.it
Bus from Lecce - Camera di Commercio/Stazione to Otranto - Stazione FSE
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Schedules at
provincia.le.it
Bus from Lecce - City Terminal to Otranto - Stazione FSE
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Schedules at
provincia.le.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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bari to Lecce
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto bus services, operated by Elios Autoservizi, arrive at Maglie Megapark Via Otranto station.

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Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto train services, operated by Ferrovie del Sud Est e Servizi Automobilistici, arrive at Otranto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto is 208 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Bari Airport (BRI) to Otranto.

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