There are 8 ways to get from Bari to Bologna by plane, train, bus, night bus, rideshare or car

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

Recommended option

Fly Bari to Bologna  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Bologna (BLQ) BRI - BLQ

$27 - $150

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Bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bari to Bologna, Bologna 420 / ...

$24 - $65

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Train to Brindisi, fly to Bologna  •  4 h 3 min

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

$48 - $252

Fly Bari to Venice, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Venice (VCE) BRI - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$63 - $246

Train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...

$75 - $110

Bus, night bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Bari to Candela Marozzi
  2. Take the night bus from Potenza 2 to Bologna Marozzi-Marino

$61 - $73

Rideshare  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bari to Bologna 417 miles

$30 - $65

Drive  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Bari to Bologna 417.3 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bari to Bologna is to rideshare which costs 26€ - 60€ and takes 6 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bari to Bologna is to fly which costs 22€ - 130€ and takes 2 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bari and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bari Centrale and arriving at Bologna C.Le. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 44 min.

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The distance between Bari and Bologna is 586 km. The road distance is 667.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bari to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 5 h 44 min and costs 60€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Bari to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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Bari to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Bari Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Bari to Bologna is to fly which takes 2 h 51 min and costs 22€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5 h 44 min, you could also bus, which costs 21€ - 60€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Bari to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 366.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

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

Ryanair and Alitalia fly from Bari to Bologna 4 times a day. Alternatively, Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Bari to Bologna every 2 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 5 h 44 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Brindisi to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Bari to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Flights from Brindisi to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $330
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bari to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Train operators
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 Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bari to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bari - L.Go Sorrentino Dietro Staz. Fs to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bari Largo Sorrentino to Bologna - Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
10 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Bari to Candela
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Night bus from Potenza 2 to Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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