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There are 10 ways to get from Bari to Florence by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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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Train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$79 - $119

Cheapest option

Fly to Pisa, train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Pisa (PSA) BRI - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$37 - $190

8 alternative options

Train via Ancona  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Ancona Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Firenze Smn (Fi) Prato - Bologna / ...

$75 - $124

Bus Marozzi VT  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Bari to Firenze Marozzi

$56 - $65

Bus Baltour  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bari - L.Go Sorrentino Dietro Staz. Fs to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 Baltour / ...

$35 - $70

Rideshare  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bari to Florence 467.6 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Bari to Florence 470.3 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Florence  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Florence (FLR) BRI - FLR

$97 - $289

Fly to Bologna, train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Bologna (BLQ) BRI - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$40 - $201

Fly to Rome, train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Rome (FCO) BRI - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$54 - $158

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The cheapest way to get from Bari to Florence is to rideshare which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bari to Florence is to fly and train which costs 30€ - 180€ and takes 3 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bari - L.Go Sorrentino Dietro Staz. Fs and arriving at FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bari to Florence. However, there are services departing from Bari Centrale and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between Bari and Florence is 547 km. The road distance is 752.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bari to Florence without a car is to train which takes 6 h 26 min and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Bari to Florence, including transfers.

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Bari to Florence bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Bari - L.Go Sorrentino Dietro Staz. Fs station.

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

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The best way to get from Bari to Florence is to train which takes 6 h 26 min and costs 65€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 17 min, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Bari to Florence.
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  • Distance: 342.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Bari to Florence via Bologna C.Le in around 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, Marozzi VT operates a bus from Bari to Florence 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 10 h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Bari to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Bari to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Flights from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Bari to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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 Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Ancona to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Bari to Firenze
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
Marozzi VT
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Bari - L.Go Sorrentino Dietro Staz. Fs to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Baltour
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bari to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Florence
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Bari Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Bari to Florence bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 station.

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Bari to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bari to Florence is 753 km. It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to drive from Bari to Florence.

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Ryanair, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Bari Airport to Florence Airport.

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

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There are 5984+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bari and Florence. 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 12 min and costs 5€.

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