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There are 9 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.

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Fly Bari to Bologna  •  2h 51m

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

$27 - $149

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Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bari to Bologna MarinoBus / ...

$23 - $65

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Train to Brindisi, fly to Bologna  •  4h 45m

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

$39 - $243

Fly Bari to Venice, train  •  5h 10m

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

$53 - $207

Fly Bari to Verona, train  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Verona (VRN) BRI - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le

$76 - $449

Train  •  5h 43m

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

$70 - $110

Night bus  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the night bus from Modugno to Bologna MarinoBus

$50

Rideshare  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bari to Bologna 417 miles

$30 - $65

Drive  •  5h 59m

  1. Drive from Bari to Bologna 417.3 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Bari to Bologna is to bus which costs 20€ - 55€ and takes 7h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Bari to Bologna is to fly which costs 23€ - 130€ and takes 2h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bari and arriving at Bologna. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bari Centrale and arriving at Bologna C.Le. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 43m.

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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 5h 43m and costs 60€ - 95€.

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

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Bari to Bologna bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, 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 2h 51m and costs 23€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5h 43m, you could also bus, which costs 20€ - 55€ and takes 7h 30m.

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

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

Ryanair and Alitalia fly from Bari to Bologna 5 times a day. Alternatively, Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Bari to Bologna hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 5h 43m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Brindisi to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Bari to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Bari to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Flights from Brindisi to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $330
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Bari to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bari to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Bari to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
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 Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$48
Website
Marino Autolinee
Night bus from Modugno to Bologna
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Website
Marino Autolinee
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
8h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Bari - L.Go Sorrentino Dietro Staz. Fs to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Baltour
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
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Ouibus
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
6h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bari Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Bari to Bologna bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, arrive at Bologna station.

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Bari to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bari to Bologna is 668 km. It takes approximately 5h 59m to drive from Bari to Bologna.

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Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Bari Airport to Bologna Airport.

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Book your Bari to Bologna train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Bari to Bologna bus tickets online with Distribusion, FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 1626+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bari and Bologna. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Bari to Bari Airport is to train which takes 12m and costs 5€.

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