There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Bari by train, bus, night bus, 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 via Roma Termini  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale Fa

$78 - $123

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Train to Pisa, fly  •  4 h 12 min

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

$37 - $190

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Train  •  9 h 7 min

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

$73 - $127

Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Bari N546 / ...

$35 - $70

Night bus  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the night bus from Firenze to Bari Marozzi

$51 - $66

Drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Bari 470.3 miles

$110 - $170

Fly from Florence  •  4 h 46 min

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

$97 - $288

Train to Bologna, fly  •  4 h 5 min

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

$48 - $201

Train to Rome, fly  •  5 h 3 min

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

$63 - $156

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Bari is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Bari is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Bari. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Bari. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Bari Centrale via Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between Florence and Bari is 547 km. The road distance is 752.4 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Bari without a car is to train which takes 6 h 31 min and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Florence to Bari, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Florence to Bari is to train which takes 6 h 31 min and costs 65€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Bari.
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  • Distance: 342.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Florence to Bari via Roma Termini in around 6 h 31 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Bari once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 9 h 25 min. Baltour also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Florence to Bari via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Pisa to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Bari via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Bologna to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Bari via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Bari via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Tiburtina Station
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 Firenze Smn to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $50
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
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 Florence, Florence to Bari
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Bari - L.Go Sorrentino Dietro Staz. Fs
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Night bus from Firenze to Bari
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
marozzivt.it

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

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Florence to Bari bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bari 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 752 km. It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to drive from Florence to Bari.

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Vueling Airlines, Air France, 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 Rome2rio.

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

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There are 805+ hotels available in Bari. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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