There are 10 ways to get from Bari to Sicily by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train, car ferry 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 to Palermo  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Palermo (PMO) BRI - PMO

$49 - $204

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bari to Cantinella
  2. Take the bus from Bivio Cantinella to Palermo

$37 - $55

8 alternative options

Fly to Catania  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Catania (CTA) BRI - CTA

$52 - $330

Fly to Trapani  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Trapani (TPS) BRI - TPS

$131 - $1,701

Fly to Comiso  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Comiso (CIY) BRI - CIY

$126 - $706

Bus, train  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Bari to Sibari
  2. Take the train from Sibari to Paola Reg
  3. Take the train from Paola to Messina Centrale Ic
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$60 - $113

Bus, car ferry  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bari via Capruzzi to Naples Porto Immacolatella 53801
  2. Take the car ferry from Naples to Palermo

$74 - $94

Train  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Caserta Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale Icn / ...

$110 - $153

Train via Potenza Centrale station  •  17 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bari Policlinico to Potenza Centrale railway station
  2. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Salerno to Palermo Centrale Icn / ...

$87 - $118

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Bari to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina
  3. Drive from Messina to Palermo

$101 - $177

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bari and Sicily is 455 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bari to Sicily is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 11 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Bari to Sicily is to fly which takes 3 h 4 min and costs 40€ - 290€.

No, there is no direct train from Bari to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Bari Centrale and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Caserta, Napoli Centrale and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 7 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bari to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Bari and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Bivio Cantinella and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Bari to Sicily, including transfers.

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

Volotea, Alitalia and Ryanair fly from Bari to Palermo 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bari to Palermo via Caserta, Napoli Centrale, and Palermo Centrale in around 15 h 7 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bari to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,400
Flights from Bari to Trapani via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,400
Flights from Bari to Comiso via Rome, Malta
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Flights from Bari to Trapani via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bari to Comiso via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Bari to Comiso via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Sibari to Paola
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Paola to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Salerno to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Ferrovie Appulo Lucane
Phone
800 050 500
Website
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Train from Bari Policlinico to Potenza Centrale railway station
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Book at
eticket.ferrovieappulolucane.com
Bus operators
Simet SPA
Phone
+39.0983.520315
Email
simetspa@simetspa.it
Website
simetspa.it
Bus from Bari to Cantinella
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
simetspa.it
Bus from Bari to Sibari
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
simetspa.it
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Bivio Cantinella to Palermo
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $30
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$3
Car
$29 - $30

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