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There are 10 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  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini Station 8945 / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale Fa / ...

$74 - $120

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Train to Pisa, fly to Bari  •  4h 12m

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

$37 - $189

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Train  •  8h 52m

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

$72 - $121

Bus  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Bari N444 / ...

$40 - $80

Night bus  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the night bus from Firenze to Bari Marozzi

$51 - $66

Drive  •  6h 46m

  1. Drive from Florence to Bari 470.3 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Florence to Bari  •  4h 51m

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

$97 - $288

Train to Bologna, fly to Bari  •  4h 10m

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

$50 - $201

Train to Pisa, fly to Brindisi, train  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Brindisi (BDS) PSA - BDS
  3. Take the train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale

$60 - $214

Train to Rome, fly to Bari  •  5h 3m

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

$54 - $147

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Bari is to bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 12h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Bari is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 4h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Bari. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 5m.

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

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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 6h 31m and costs 60€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m 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 ItaloTreno, arrive at Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Bari is to train which takes 6h 31m and costs 60€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 12h 5m, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 4h 51m.

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

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

You can take a train from Florence to Bari via Roma Termini Station and Roma Termini in around 6h 31m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Bari once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 12h 5m. Baltour also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Florence to Bari via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Pisa to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Pisa to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Bologna to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Flights from Pisa to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Bari via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Bari via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Florence to Bari via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Bari via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $2,400
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Bari via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Tiburtina Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
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 S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Firenze Smn to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Brindisi to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
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 Roma Termini to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
12h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
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
$40 - $60
Website
Baltour
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Night bus from Firenze to Bari
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
Marozzi VT

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Bari Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m 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 6h 46m to drive from Florence to Bari.

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Swiss, Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa and two other airlines 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 906+ hotels available in Bari. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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

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