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There are 7 ways to get from Bari to Rome by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Roma Termini Fa / ...

29€ - 110€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Bari to Rome Tiburtina Bus station 573 / ...

18€ - 45€

5 alternative options

Night train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the night train from Bari Centrale to Roma Termini Ini

45€ - 65€

Rideshare  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bari to Rome 502.2 km

25€

Drive  •  4h 35m

  1. Drive from Bari to Rome 501.4 km

60€ - 90€

Fly from Bari  •  3h 31m

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Rome (FCO) BRI - FCO

32€ - 219€

Train to Brindisi, fly  •  5h 13m

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

33€ - 282€

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The cost-effective way to get from Bari to Rome is to rideshare, which costs 25€ and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Bari to Rome is to fly which costs 30€ - 220€ and takes 3h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bari and arriving at Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bari Centrale and arriving at Roma Termini. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Bari and Rome is 374 km. The road distance is 501.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bari to Rome without a car is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs 29€ - 110€.

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The train from Bari Centrale to Roma Termini takes 4h 4m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bari to Rome is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs 29€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 45€ and takes 5h 50m, you could also fly, which costs 30€ - 220€ and takes 3h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Bari to Rome.
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  • Distance: 373.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 4m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Bari Centrale to Roma Termini 4 times a day. Tickets cost 35€ - 110€ and the journey takes 4h 4m. Trenitalia Intercity also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bari to Rome Tiburtina Bus station once daily. Tickets cost 21€ - 27€ and the journey takes 5h 50m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
12€ - 75€
Flights from Brindisi to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
10€ - 150€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 340€
Flights from Brindisi to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
29€ - 40€
Train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Bari Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
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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
7€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
14€ - 16€
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bari to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Bari - L.Go Sorrentino Dietro Staz. Fs to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Baltour
TTI Leonettibus SRL
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from Bari to Rome - Tiburtina station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
22€ - 45€
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
25€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bari Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Bari to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Bari to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bari to Rome is 501 km. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from Bari to Rome.

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

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Book your Bari to Rome train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Bari to Rome bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 16717+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bari and Rome. 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 16 min and costs 5€.

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