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

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Recommended option

Fly from Florence  •  3h 12m

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

66€ - 162€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 40m

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

30€ - 40€

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Bus to Pisa, fly  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Bari (BRI) PSA - BRI

Train to Bologna, fly  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Bari (BRI) BLQ - BRI

46€ - 217€

Train to Rome, fly  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bari (BRI) FCO - BRI

41€ - 190€

Train  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale 9940 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Bari Centrale Fa / ...

47€ - 176€

Train via Rimini  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Rimini Re
  2. Take the train from Rimini to Bari Centrale Fb / ...

44€ - 147€

Bus via Florence, Florence  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Bari, Bari 576

34€ - 50€

Bus, night bus  •  12h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Siena-Via Tozzi 131R / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Siena to Bari Siena > perugia > Assisi > Foligno > Camerino > Macerata > San severeto > Foggia > Cerignola > Bari > Gioia del colle > Massafra > Taranto > Grottaglie > Francavilla > Brindisi > Lecce

48€ - 52€

Drive  •  6h 46m

  1. Drive from Florence to Bari 751.1 km

95€ - 140€

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Bari is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 13h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Bari is to fly which costs 65€ - 170€ and takes 3h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 and arriving at Bari - L.Go Sorrentino Dietro Staz. Fs. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Bari. However, there are services departing from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arriving at Bari Centrale via Bologna Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 16m.

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The distance between Florence and Bari is 548 km. The road distance is 751.1 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Bari without a car is to train which takes 7h 16m and costs 45€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from Florence to Bari, including transfers.

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

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Florence to Bari train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Bari is to fly which takes 3h 12m and costs 65€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 7h 16m, you could also bus via Florence, Florence, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 10h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Bari.
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  • Distance: 547.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 12m

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

Air Dolomiti and Alitalia fly from Florence to Bari 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Bari via Bologna Centrale in around 7h 16m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Pisa to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 260€
Flights from Bologna to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Malta Air
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 350€
Flights from Bologna to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 320€
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 270€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 600€
Train operators
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
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 Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
23€ - 35€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
45€ - 65€
Base Standard
75€ - 110€
Base Premium
95€ - 140€
Train from Rimini to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 55€
Base Standard
65€ - 90€
Base Premium
80€ - 120€
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 Bologna Centrale to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Rimini to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Rimini
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
13€ - 28€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
25€ - 28€
Bus operators
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com
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 Florence, Florence to Bari, Bari
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Bari - L.Go Sorrentino Dietro Staz. Fs
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Baltour
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Night bus from Siena to Bari
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
42€
Website
Marino Autolinee

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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Bari Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Florence to Bari train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bari Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Bari is 751 km. It takes approximately 6h 46m to drive from Florence to Bari.

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Air Dolomiti and Alitalia offer flights from Florence Airport to Bari Airport.

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Book your Florence to Bari train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Florence to Bari bus tickets online with Omio and Busbud.

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There are 468+ hotels available in Bari. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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