There are 6 ways to get from Bari to Thessaloniki by car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, train, 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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Carferry Superfast ferries, bus  •  15 h 27 min

  1. Take the carferry from Bari to Igoumenitsa
  2. Take the bus from Igoumenitsa to Ioannina
  3. Take the bus from Ioannina to Thessaloniki

$131 - $294

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Fly  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BRI - SKG

$64 - $289

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  17 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Bari to Gostivar
  2. Take the bus from Gostivar to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Thessaloniki

$72 - $148

Carferry, bus Crazy Holidays  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Take the carferry from Bari to Durrës
  2. Take the bus from Durrës to Thessaloniki

$99 - $198

Train  •  38 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Villach Hbf En
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Beograd En
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Thessaloniki AVE

$165 - $290

Carferry, drive  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Take the carferry from Bari to Igoumenitsa
  2. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Thessaloniki

$136 - $326

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bari to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Bari and arriving at Thessaloniki via Gostivar and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bari to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Bari Centrale and arriving at Thessaloniki via Bologna C.Le, Villach Hbf and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 35 min.

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The distance between Bari and Thessaloniki is 513 km.

The best way to get from Bari to Thessaloniki without a car is to carferry and bus which takes 15 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 15 h 27 min to get from Bari to Thessaloniki, including transfers.

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Bari to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, depart from Bari station.

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

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The best way to get from Bari to Thessaloniki is to train which takes 38 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 8 h.

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There is no direct flight from Bari Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Bari to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Map of how to get from Bari to Thessaloniki.
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  • Distance: 320.8 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 27 min

What companies run services between Bari, Italy and Thessaloniki, Greece?

You can take a train from Bari to Thessaloniki via Bologna C.Le, Villach Hbf, and Beograd in around 38 h 35 min. Alternatively, Ryanair, easyJet and five other airlines fly from Bari to Thessaloniki twice daily.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bari to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Bari to Thessaloniki via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Thessaloniki via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bari to Thessaloniki via Venice
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bari to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bari to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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
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 Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Igoumenitsa to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus and ferry from Bari to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Gostivar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Simeonidis Tours
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Durrës to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$92
Aircraft-type seats
$101
2 bed inside cabin
$247
3 bed outside cabin
$200 - $240
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Bari to Durrës
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
adriaferries.com
Deck
$70 - $80
Car
$110 - $125
Inside cabin 2 beds
$105 - $115
Inner cabin 2 beds
$115 - $125

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Thessaloniki is 1 h ahead of Bari. It is currently 10:43 PM in Bari and 11:43 PM in Thessaloniki.

Bari to Thessaloniki train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), arrive at Thessaloniki station.

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Eurowings, Ryanair, easyJet and four other airlines offer flights from Bari Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 881+ hotels available in Thessaloniki. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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

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